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Former Gov. Wilson criticizes Repbublican Nominee Blunt

August 27, 2004
By: Zack Ottenstein
State Capital Bureau

Former Gov. Roger Wilson challenges Matt Blunt on education. Zack Ottenstein has more from the state Capitol.

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Wilson says Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Blunt says one thing, but does another... citing several occasions when he says Blunt voted against fully funding Missouri schools, while a member of the Missouri House of Representatives.

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Contents: "Which is the real Matt Blunt position? That's what I want to know and that's what I think Missourians who are debating who they want to vote for are gonna want to know. voters want to know.'

This was Wilson's first press conference as chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party.

From the state Capitol, I'm Zack Ottenstein.

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Former Gov. Roger Wilson challenges Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Blunt's education record.

Zack Ottenstein has more from the state Capitol.

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Wilson says there are examples of Blunt voting against bills to fully fund schools during his tenure in the Missouri House of Representatives.

However, Spokesman for the Blunt campaign, John Hancock says those votes are misleading.

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Contents: "he voted against all the appropriation bills that year because he did not believe the state was funding education at an appropriate level."

This was Wilson's first press conference as the Chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party.

From the state Capitol, I'm Zack Ottenstein.