Could Stem Cell Issue Affect Senate Race? 

1 decade 3 years 2 months ago Wednesday, October 25 2006 Oct 25, 2006 Wednesday, October 25, 2006 4:41:44 PM CDT October 25, 2006 in News
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That's raising the possibility that the ballot measure might influence the outcome of the contest between Republican Senator Jim Talent and Democratic State Auditor Claire McCaskill. McCaskill's stem cell ad featuring ailing actor Michael J- Fox has attracted a lot of attention. Today, a group opposing the ballot initiative is airing its own ad with five celebrities -- including former Rams Super Bowl quarterback Kurt Warner and the Cardinals starting pitcher for tonight's World Series game, Jeff Suppan (SOO'-pahn). Political scientists say the stem cell initiative is energizing some voters. But they are leery of directly linking it to the Senate race.

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