First Lady Visits Missouri

1 decade 4 years 4 months ago Tuesday, April 04 2006 Apr 4, 2006 Tuesday, April 04, 2006 1:38:42 PM CDT April 04, 2006 in News
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Mrs. Bush spoke Tuesday afternoon at a downtown St. Louis hotel to raise money for Republican Senator Jim Talent's reelection campaign. The incumbent senator faces Democratic State Auditor Claire McCaskill in November. In her speech, Mrs. Bush praised Talent for his work on the Senate Armed Service Committee and thanked those serving in Iraq. Talent was in Washington Tuesday and did not attend the event. Earlier in the morning, Mrs. Bush visited a substance abuse rehab center in St. Charles where she met privately with teens recovering from drug addictions. The first lady has visited multiple cities in the past year promoting the President's Helping America's Youth Initiative.

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