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Celebrations Different for Republicans and Democrats

March 7, 2000
By: Kyle Elfrink
State Capital Bureau

George W. Bush and Al Gore supporters celebrated primary victories quite differently in Jefferson City Tuesday night. Kyle Elfrink has the story from Jefferson City.

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With results still pouring in and Bush supporters celebrating across town, Missouri Democrats went about business as usual. Columbia Senator Ken Jacob spent the evening defending one of his bills in committee hearings -- instead of celebrating Al Gore's primary victory ...

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OutCue: "REPUBLICAN SIDE."
Contents: JACOB SAYS THE ANIMOSITY ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE DIDN'T AFFECT DEMOCRATS OF THE STATE.

Other Democrats echoed Jacob, saying their primary was discussed on a more intellectual level, without the name calling seen in the Republican primary.

From the state capitol, I'm Kyle Elfrink.