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The Missouri Senate Considers a Power Sharing Agreement

November 30, 2000
By: Michelle Wirth
State Capital Bureau

Missouri Senators from both parties talked Wednesday to discuss the possibility of a power sharing agreement. Michelle Wirth has more from Jefferson City.

With nearly equal numbers in the Senate, Repubicans and Democrats are trying to share leadership.

Republican Senator David Klarich says this process may take awhile.

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Contents: "We just got into the tunnel, I don't see any light. We have a long way to go."

Klarich thinks it may be a couple of weeks before a decision is made. From Jefferson City, I'm Michelle Wirth.

Top Missouri Senators discuss how to share power in a potentially tied Senate Chamber.

Michelle Wirth has more from Jefferson City.


Its called a power sharing agreement.

Republican President Pro Tem nominee, Senator Peter Kinder, says he wants both parties to meet and decide how to split power.

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Contents: I propose that we meet in a caucus as a whole Senate, together.

Kinder says that he is still waiting to hear from the Democratic Party and that he hopes that the entire senate can meet next week to make a decision. From Jefferson City, I'm Michelle Wirth.