Governor Matt Blunt (R-MO) is among the many Missouri political leaders in Minneapolis-Saint Paul for the Republican National Convention. And, while Blunt is not running for reelection, he is running around the Twin Cities quite a bit, appearing a various functions.
Hurricane Gustav has affected this convention, forcing officials to curtail many of the events that had been planned, but Blunt says the situation in the Gulf is not altering the message of this convention.
Blunt, who attended the John McCain-Sarah Palin rally in O’Fallon on Sunday, is actively working for the GOP presidential ticket. In addition, he is attending a number of events in his capacity as vice chair of the Republican Governors Association.