Roy Blunt
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"Roy Dean Blunt" is the junior United States Senate/United States Senator from Missouri, in office since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party.

Blunt served as the United States House of Representatives/United States Representative from from 1997 to 2011. The district contains most of Southwest Missouri, anchored in the city of Springfield, Missouri/Springfield, as well as cities such as Joplin, Missouri/Joplin, Carthage, Missouri/Carthage, and Neosho, Missouri/Neosho. The popular tourist destination of Branson, Missouri/Branson also lies in the district. In January 2011, Blunt was succeeded in the House by Billy Long.

Blunt was the Minority Whip of the United States House of Representatives/House Minority Whip during the 110th United States Congress/110th Congress but after the United States general elections, 2008/2008 general elections announced that he would step down from the position. After House Majority Leader Tom DeLay stepped down upon criminal indictment in Texas, Blunt served as interim House Majority Leader from September 29, 2005, to February 2, 2006, when John Boehner of Ohio was elected as DeLay's permanent replacement. In 2011, Blunt was elected Republican Conference Vice-Chair of the United States Senate/vice-chairman of the Senate Republican Conference.

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