Friday, December 30, 2011

Dooley Makes Top News List for 2011

County Exec. Charlie Dooley dukes it out. St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley survived a strong challenge from Republican Bill Corrigan to win a fresh term in Clayton. But, now that he's extended his lease, he's finding opposition from his own party: Democrats on the county council unhappy with his budget proposals. But, as is the case with many family spats, it's never about that one thing.

Democrats may sense that a battered Dooley would have a tough time winning again in 2014, if he even wants to run. Dooley, meanwhile, may be reacting to the perception that others around him —Steve Stenger, Jake Zimmerman—are measuring the drapes in the executive office.

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous7:49 AM

    Stenger and Zimmerman can borrow my tape measure. I’ll even volunteer to help put up new rods.