Elections 2016

August 9, 2012 11:23 AM

Missouri's GOP Senate primary shifts the political landscape

The Missouri Senate contest looks a bit different the morning after Tuesday's Republican primary. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill still has a climb to win re-election, but it might not be as steep. Running against Rep.Todd Akin, an extremely conservative lawmaker from suburban St. Louis, changes the political dynamic in significant ways.

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