Roy Blunt

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Republican | Challenger | Missouri Senate candidate Full profile

State Of The Race: U.S. Senate: Missouri

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Roy Blunt (R) faces Robin Carnahan (D) in the November election.
Roy Blunt's references to opponent(s): 0 uses in the last 7 days (down 100%).

Compare how Roy Blunt uses key words

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Top This Week

jobs

2,1,1,5,11,22,9,24

  • Last 7 days: 24 uses (up 167% over last week)

Tea Party

0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 200% over last week)

change

0,0,0,1,0,3,0,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 200% over last week)

Top Overall

jobs

2,1,1,5,11,22,9,24

  • Overall: 251 uses since Aug. 30

economy

0,0,0,0,3,12,2,1

  • Overall: 70 uses since Aug. 30

health care

0,2,0,1,3,7,2,1

  • Overall: 68 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...In St. Joseph talking about our plan to help small business men & women create private sector jobs. http://twitpic.com/330ydf...

— via Twitter (November 1)

...Video: Powerful stories from Missourians who have lost their jobs. I want to fight for them in the U.S. Senate. http://youtu.be/eh67J8Z8_Yw...

— via Twitter (October 29)

...Two Years Later - Video: Powerful stories from Missourians who have lost their jobs. I want to fight for them in the U.S. Senate...

— via Facebook (October 29)

...to the United States Senate. With the new profile badge, Roy Blunt's volunteer force, known as the Blunt Brigade, can change their profile picture to a "digital yard sign" on their Twitter, Facebook, BluntBrigade.com and other social networking sites. "Our campaign...

— via RSS (October 29)

...provided Missouri citizens with a logical plan to reduce federal expenditures and work to bring balance back into the budget while reducing the intrusiveness of government in our lives." In their editorial endorsement, the Hannibal Courier-Post stated that Roy "recognizes...

— via RSS (October 27)

...task ahead is to defend this country against its enemies. Second on his list is to create private sector jobs." On spending, the newspaper wrote that Roy "proposes to end the reckless growth of the federal government, noting that the...

— via RSS (October 27)

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