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Friday Governors Line | Missouri Political News Service

Friday Governors Line

June 8th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Washington Post:

3. Missouri (2008): You’d be hard-pressed to find a high-profile issue on which Gov. Matt Blunt (R) and state Attorney General Jay Nixon (D) agree. The duo’s latest clash came over a higher education plan that Blunt insisted would expand facilities and opportunities at colleges and universities in the state and that Nixon argued would make low-cost tuition loans more rare. The policy differences between Nixon and Blunt provide Missouri voters with a clear choice next fall. Much depends on whether Nixon can recreate Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D-Mo.) successful rural outreach program against Blunt who hails from outstate Missouri. (Previous ranking: 3) Read more…



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