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Richard Monroe is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 7th Congressional District (map) of Missouri. He is the Democratic nominee to challenge incumbent Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). He won in primary elections which took place on August 5, 2008. 
Positions, record and controversies
For the last 20 years Richard Monroe served as a Federal Prosecutor in the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri, until his early retirement in February of 2008. His wife and him also own a retail business in Springfield which they have been running for fifteen years.
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Richard Monroe. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Monroe will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Monroe for Congress
PO Box 10793
Springfield, MO 65808-0793
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Missouri and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 '’Missouri 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers", August 6, 2008
- ↑ About page on campaign website
- ↑ Green Papers: Missouri's Congressional Candidates