June 14, 2018

Organizing for Action ranks MO-02 as a targeted district

Rep. Ann Wagner has come to embody the worst of Washington, consistently advancing a hyper-partisan agenda that favors the wealthy and well-connected at the expense of hard-working Missourians. She has fought to boost big banks and shield corporate bad actors from accountability rather than fighting to improve economic security for Missouri families. Across the board, her extreme record and rhetoric falls short …

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June 7, 2018

Mark Osmack Will Change Country For Better

The lack of direction — and often misdirection — that our country has taken has prompted me to do something I’ve never done. I have joined an election campaign. Hopefully, Mark Osmack will be our representative in the House of Representatives. Mark has specific, good ideas that will help our country. Mark has served in the military, is levelheaded and …

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May 1, 2018

Motherhood has taught me to do something about gun violence

“I’m supporting gun sense candidates like Mark Osmack who are fighting to unseat elected officials beholden to the NRA. And come this November, I’m going to do the most important thing of all. I’m going to vote. And I’m going to keep voting until every one of them is out of office.”   This piece was written by Moms Demand …

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March 18, 2018

Mark Osmack Is Running for Congress, and You Should Take Him Seriously

Riverfront Times by Sarah Fenske, March 5, 2018 Mark Osmack is the kind of candidate that Democratic strategists dream of: a guy with blue-collar roots (lived in a double-wide as a kid), an Army veteran who did two tours in Afghanistan, a St. Louis County native who just so happened to grow up in a district that is suddenly, and decidedly, …

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March 18, 2018

Mark Osmack’s Gonna be a Contender

Show Me Progress Aug. 19, 2017 Osmack is a fluent and graceful speaker. Without once mentioning that he was awarded a bronze star, he was able to convey the importance of his two combat tours in Afghanistan. What he focused on when he spoke about his time in the military, was the importance of stepping up and accepting the challenges …

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March 18, 2018

The Afghan Diaries: Where Lightning Treads Softly

TIME Magazine By Nate Rawlings / Kandahar Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 A concrete tablet at the entrance to the only permanent building at Checkpoint 8-1 identifies the structure as a Hamam, a Turkish bathhouse, built by the U.N. Development program in 2004. At the top of the stairs, taped to the building’s aluminum door, is another sign, a laminated piece …

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September 17, 2017

Mark Osmack for Congress

A 4th generation St. Louisan, Mark grew up one of four kids. He got his first job at fourteen continued working continuously throughout high school and college. His father is a nurse practitioner who served in the Army Reserve and his mother is a chaplain who ministers throughout the St. Louis region. They instilled in their kids a commitment to …

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August 23, 2017

South county native seeks Democratic nod to challenge Wagner

A south county native has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, in the 2nd Congressional District. Mark Osmack, a fourth-generation St. Louisan, was born and raised in south county. He attended public schools and graduated from Lindbergh High School before attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. During college, Osmack worked at Busch …

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August 4, 2017

Democratic challenger: Rep. Wagner out of touch with constituents

With the 2016 election still fresh in voters’ minds, it’s hard to imagine another one just around the corner. However, Missouri in particular will have some interesting races, with incumbents Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill, and Representatives Ann Wagner, a Republican, and Lacy Clay, a Democrat, defending their congressional seats for the St. Louis region. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once …

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