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Edwards Campaign Press Release - Edwards Gains Momentum In Missouri

June 13, 2007

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – The John Edwards for President campaign continues to gain support from Democratic leaders and activists from across the country. Today, the campaign announced that several Missouri Democratic leaders are endorsing Senator John Edwards for president, including Missouri House Minority Whip Connie Johnson. These leaders join former Lt. Governor Joe Maxwell, state Senator Wes Shoemeyer and state Representative Tom Shively, who have previously endorsed Edwards for president.

"Senator Edwards is a leader and a bridge builder," said Johnson. "He has bold plans to put our country back on the right path and to help restore the trust, integrity and confidence in the presidency that Americans and world leaders desire to see."

The Missouri Democrats endorsing Edwards for president are:

State Representative Connie Johnson, Minority Whip

State Representative Ed Wildberger, Minority Caucus Chair

State Representative John Burnett

State Representative Curt Dougherty

State Representative Michael Frame

State Representative Jeff Roorda

State Representative Ray Salva

State Representative Mike Talboy

State Representative Terry Young

St. Louis Alderman Stephen Gregali

John Edwards, Edwards Campaign Press Release - Edwards Gains Momentum In Missouri Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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