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Missouri's Roy Blunt selected as new U.S. House majority leader

September 28, 2005
By: Travis Thompson
State Capital Bureau

Missouri's Roy Blunt takes a big step up in the U.S. House.

Travis Thompson has more from the state Capitol.

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Governor Matt Blunt and his top spokesperson were unavailable to talk about his father, Roy Blunt's promotion to U.S. House Majority Leader.

Jessica Robinson is one of the Governor's spokespersons.

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Contents: "Today we're really focused on Missouri issues. And congressional politics in Washington is just that."

Roy Blunt's new position comes after a Texas grand jury indicted Tom DeLay on conspiracy charges.

Roy Blunt served as Missouri's Secretary of State and most recently U.S. House majority whip.

From the state Capitol, I'm Travis Thompson