Congressman Roy Blunt argued that the threat of a Democratic supermajority in the United States Senate will draw independents and even some Democrats to his 2010 campaign.
Blunt, who never mentioned probable Democratic opponent Robin Carnahan in his remarks, devoted his time to criticizing Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Obama.
He signaled that energy, healthcare and labor policy would be the battleground of ideas he plans to fight over.
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"Worth the effort"
Asked about the significance of endorsements, Blunt said that they send "the signal to the thousands and hundreds of thousands of Missourians who have supported these people that are helping me, that this is obviously worth commitment and effort.
"I think frankly that early message has so many more dividends than a message that comes a week before the election," Blunt said.
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