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Missouri Governor's Race 2004

Claire McCaskill and Matt Blunt: candidates for governor of Missouri
Steve Bell
Claire McCaskill and Matt Blunt: candidates for governor of Missouri

By Steve Bell

Kansas City, MO – Missouri's race for governor pits the first Democrat to defeat a sitting governor of her own party in a primary in more than 80 years against the second-youngest candidate ever to run for the office. The opponents share a legacy of criticizing current governor Bob Holden, particularly for withholding school funding during the budget crunch. KCUR's Steve Bell has more in this election 2004 report.

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