Claire McCaskill Top Nominee for Republicans

7 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, May 22 2011 May 22, 2011 Sunday, May 22, 2011 1:24:00 PM CDT May 22, 2011 in News
Source: (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill has been a top priority of Missouri Republicans since she was elected in 2006.

But more than a year before voters select a nominee, the GOP is facing a crowded primary. That could leave the eventual nominee worn down with less cash by the time the general election campaign starts. Instead of one standard bearer taking the fight to McCaskill, the party has three potential candidates. Former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman and Rep. Todd Akin have both entered the race, and St. Louis businessman John Brunner is considering a run.

Democrats say that's just how they want it. Jackson County Democratic Chairman Steve Bough says Democrats are gleeful. But Republican Party Executive Director Lloyd Smith says the GOP will be competitive no matter who the nominee is.

More News

Grid
List
OSAGE BEACH - Osage Beach residents are expressing concerns about a proposed ordinance that would legalize the sale and use... More >>
3 minutes ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:11:00 PM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
TANGLEWOOD - The new Callaway County Ambulance District Headquarters caught on fire Thursday morning. Fulton Fire Department and... More >>
1 hour ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:11:00 PM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
COOPER COUNTY - It's been four months since someone shot and killed Sioux Falls mother Melissa Peskey while she was... More >>
1 hour ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:06:00 PM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A bill to change how Missouri colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual assault and harassment... More >>
4 hours ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:01:00 PM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Nearly two years after Robert Mueller took on the role of special counsel to look into Russian election... More >>
7 hours ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:18:00 AM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
CALLAWAY COUNTY - Several agencies responded to a fire near Millersburg Thursday. Officials say they received a call around... More >>
11 hours ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:56:00 AM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - On April 18, 1969, Boone County National Bank filled a model rocket with things from the time period... More >>
15 hours ago Thursday, April 18 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:09:00 AM CDT April 18, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - People packed the hearing room for a Senate hearing Thursday on a bill that would expand where... More >>
19 hours ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:00:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department is considering removing a fee for dog park users. ... More >>
22 hours ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:05:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
FULTON - Wednesday marked two years since Carl DeBrodie was reported missing from an assisted living facility in Fulton, and... More >>
22 hours ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:04:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – A new bill up for hearing Wednesday night is fighting against the discrimination of what some consider... More >>
23 hours ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 7:05:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:52:49 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Some Republican Missouri lawmakers are calling for the resignation of University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor C.... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:26:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY - Attorney General Eric Schmitt is using a new website to ask Missourians to share their real-life stories... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:25:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA – KOMU 8 News has learned American Airlines is adding additional flights to Chicago starting Friday, May 3. ... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:00:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The Battle Spartans have a new head football coach. Former Missouri Tiger and NFL defensive lineman Atiyyah... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:59:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in Sports
COLUMBIA - United Airlines has confirmed that it added an additional daily flight to Chicago from Columbia Regional Airport (COU).... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:57:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) described what he called an "opportunistic" time for the state of Missouri in... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:58:00 PM CDT April 17, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 55°
7pm 54°
8pm 53°
9pm 52°
10pm 51°