McCaskill brings in another $8.5M for Senate re-election bid
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Data released Monday shows Missouri's Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill brought in $7.8 million in roughly two months for her tough re-election bid, breaking records and raising nearly double what her Republican opponent did.
McCaskill's haul appears to break Missouri records for U.S. Senate fundraising between mid-July and the end of September, according to an analysis of past candidate campaign finance records.
Show-Me State Showdown: McCaskill’s fight to keep her seat
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is making a bid for a third term in a state that's trended increasingly red in recent years, setting up a nationally watched showdown that could be pivotal to party control of the Senate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The national Republican party will begin spending money to support Josh Hawley in his race for the U.S. Senate even though 10 other GOP candidates are running for the nomination.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Missouri Republican Party this week gave the national organization permission to help fund Hawley's campaign before the Aug. 7 primary.
Ex-Missouri treasurer tapped for Greitens’ administration
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's incoming Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is tapping former GOP state Treasurer Sarah Steelman to be his administration commissioner.
Greitens announced the pick Friday on Facebook. His inauguration is Monday.
Steelman's appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.
Missouri Senate race not strange this time, just competitive
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four years after a strange campaign kept one Missouri Senate seat in Democratic hands, the party is hoping to capitalize on anti-incumbent sentiment and claim the other.
McCaskill confirms 2018 run during Missouri military tour
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has confirmed that she'll run for re-election in 2018.
The Springfield News-Leader reports (http://sgfnow.co/2bCxPWt ) the Missouri Democrat said Tuesday while visiting a National Guard facility at Springfield-Branson National Airport that she'll be "asking for another tour."
A McCaskill spokesman confirmed she intends to seek re-election.