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Missouri Senate

Suburban Missouri has been a battleground in the U.S. Senate race. KCUR’s Frank Morris was in Chesterfield, outside St. Louis, with the Akin campaign, before he conceded to Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill.

An announcement from the campaign staff of Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill said the Senator's mother has died.

Akin On ‘Dog’ Comment: Everybody Knew What I Meant

Oct 22, 2012

Republican Congressman Todd Akin is defending his statement comparing his opponent, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, to a dog.

McCaskill And Akin Face Each Other In Final Debate

Oct 19, 2012

Incumbent Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill and Republican challenger Todd Akin squared off in their final debate of the campaign Thursday night. Those hoping for a slugfest were probably disappointed.

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill will lock horns with Rep. Todd Akin in the second and final debate tonight.

State Senator shuts down debate on veterans’ homes.  Action is needed soon to pass a tax plan in Kansas this year. It’s a daily wrap up of headlines from KCUR.

In the race to replace retiring Missouri Senator Kit Bond, Roy Blunt, a congressman from southwest Missouri, won a nine-way Republican Senate primary over tea party contender Chuck Purgason. Blunt had 71 percent of the vote to Purgason's 13 percent. But Purgason says the race was worth the effort.

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