Lt. Gov. Kinder formally announces he will run for governor

Thursday, January 24, 2008 | 7:24 p.m. CST; updated 4:02 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is the first to jump into the gap left by Gov. Matt Blunt’s decision to not seek re-election this year.