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Folks at DailyKos may know her from her previous run for Congress in Missouri's 9th district, but Judy Baker has launched her campaign for Lt. Governor of Missouri.  As many are familiar, she is running to replace current Lt. Governor Peter Kinder of St. Louis strip club fame.

You can catch the video in full below the fold, or at her website.  Judy was instrumental in helping stop legislation that would have prohibited discussion of sexual orientation in the classroom.

As you can see from this statement from her website - she looks to bring a welcome dose of reality to the Lt. Governor's office:

I'€™m running for Lt. Governor so that I can be part of the solution to some of Missouri'€™s most pressing problems; from finding ways to create jobs and grow our economy, to helping Missouri's returning veterans lead rich productive lives; to providing our seniors the support they need to live vibrant and independent lives for as long as possible, and to fighting for priorities like Missouri's schools' €“from primary and secondary to our colleges and universities.

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  •  Tip Jar (2+ / 0-)
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    emelyn, pedmom

    "....I don't know much about education - I'm just a pumpkin farmer." -- Danny Carroll, Republican Speaker Pro Tem of the Iowa House (2004 Debate)

    by mlanggin on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 01:57:37 PM PDT

  •  I have very little money (1+ / 0-)
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    to contribute to political candidates, and I tend to be a little cynical about campaign contributions, anyway. However, everything I've seen of Judy Baker shows her to be the real, sincere deal. I've decided what few dollars I do have will go to local candidates if I really believe in them. The Judy Baker campaign is getting a few bucks out of my next paycheck.

    •  That's great (0+ / 0-)

      I don't spend a ton of time in the diaries here, and she motivated me to do so as well...

      "....I don't know much about education - I'm just a pumpkin farmer." -- Danny Carroll, Republican Speaker Pro Tem of the Iowa House (2004 Debate)

      by mlanggin on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 06:46:46 AM PDT

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