Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., celebrates Nov. 6 after declaring victory in the Missouri Senate race in 2012.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., celebrates Nov. 6 after declaring victory in the Missouri Senate race in 2012. AP
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., celebrates Nov. 6 after declaring victory in the Missouri Senate race in 2012. AP

As independent voters’ numbers rise, GOP hurt most

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