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Bartle Talk Heats Up Blogosphere

May 4th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

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From the K.C. Blue Blog:

As Predicted, Bartle Files for Statewide…Which One Still A Mystery.
As predicted here on the KC Blue Blog several months ago, Lee’s Summit’s very own baby right-winger Matt Bartle has filed papers to run statewide, leaving many in the dark as to which office he’ll run for. Read more…

From the CDT Politics Blog:

Bartle Time?

Sen. Matt Bartle, R-Lee’s Summit, has been rather ambiguous about his plans for next year. But a recent filing with the Missouri Ethics Commission could provide a hint.

Bartle – who was born and raised in Columbia before moving on to the Kansas City area – turned in papers to raise money for a “statewide” bid in 2008. Statewide office could include Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of State or Attorney General.

Over the past couple of years, Bartle has stoked his statewide profile with a relative crusade against embryonic stem cell research and somatic cell nuclear transfer. He sponsored a resolution that would have allowed voters to decide whether to effectively overturn Amendment 2. Read more…

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