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GOP gubernatorial candidates face off at debate

Date: November 3, 2015
By: Nicole Shaddy
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
While some GOP candidates for governor highlighted their experience at Tuesday's debate, others tried to distance themselves from state politics.
RunTime:  0:39
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder, state Senator Bob Dixon, and former House speaker Catherine Hanaway highlighted their years of state government experience qualified them for the role of governor.

But both Eric Greitens and John Brunner said the fact that they aren't "career politicians" makes them better suited for the job.

 

Actuality:  GREITENS.WAV
Run Time:  00:17
Description: "If you believe that career politicians and political insiders in Jefferson City have failed you and your family and your neighbors then you have a choice. You can shut up and take it or you can decide to do something about it."
first Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Nicole Shaddy.

 

 

Intro: 
While five GOP candidates for governor debated issues facing the state of Missouri Tuesday night, one prominent public figure was missing.
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: The five candidates debated issues from transportation to business at Tuesday night's debate.

But during closing remarks Lieutenant Governor and candidate Peter Kinder noted that deceased former state auditor Tom Schweich was missing from the audience.

Schweich died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in February after claiming there was a whispering campaign against him.

Actuality:  KINDER.WAV
Run Time:  00:17
Description: "And while I'm on the subject I want to say something to invoke the memory of my dear friend, the late state auditor Tom Schweich. One of the finest public servants we've had in our state. And I join him in his call that it is time to end the politics of personal destruction in our state."

None of the candidates responded to Kinder's call to action.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Nicole Shaddy.

 

 

Intro: 
At Tuesday night's gubernatorial debate, all five GOP candidates for Missouri governor had similar ideas about how to bring businesses to the state.
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: All candidates stressed the importance of right to work in order to attract new businesses to Missouri and keep existing ones in the state.

Passing right to work would mean that workers would not be required to join labor unions.

Actuality:  HANAWAY.WAV
Run Time:  00:16
Description: "Well again it goes back to getting government out of the way of people who are willing to make investment in our state, to take risk in our state, and to be, have the chance to compete with our neighbors, so we have to have right to work."
Candidates said neighboring states that have passed right to work are outpacing Missouri when it comes to business and entrepreneurship.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Nicole Shaddy.

Intro: 
Here is one loose cut from GOP gubernatorial candidate John Brunner
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: 

Actuality:  BRUNNER.WAV
Run Time:  00:16
Description: "I understand competition. The problem about government here is that they are not subject to competition. They've never been in the battle. You need to bring somebody who understand competition, efficiency, productivity into government who has that mindset."

Intro: 
One loose cut from GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Dixon
RunTime:  0:18
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: 

Actuality:  DIXON.WAV
Run Time:  00:18
Description: "The dome at our state Capitol is sort of like a fishbowl and a pressure cooker. With me, you know what you're getting. I've been dome-tested. That's where character or corruption are revealed. That's where you decide to be a politician or a statesman, and I believe that our people are crying out for leadership and statesmanship."


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