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Missouri's Bush campaign praises the Internet

March 7, 2000
By: Laetitia Thompson
State Capital Bureau

Leading Republican supporters for George W. Bush give considerable credit to the Internet for Bush's victory in Missouri.

Laetitia Thompson has the story from the state capitol.

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Missouri's executive director for the Bush campaign...St. Louis County Representative Catherine Hanaway says the campaign's website drew in a whole new group of Bush voters.

The candidate's uncle, Bucky Bush, also says the Internet has definitely become a worthy campaign tool.

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OutCue: "IN A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN."
Contents: BUSH SAYS THE INTERNET PROVIDES A METHODOLOGY FOR COMMUNICATING WITH INTELLIGENT PEOPLE AND THEY NEED TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE IT WORK FOR A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN.

Both Bush and Hanaway say the campaign website was especially useful for recruiting volunteers and fund raising.

From Jefferson City, I'm Laetitia Thompson.