Tuesday, August 30, 2005

McCaskill To Challenge Talent In Missouri

The Post Dispatch is reporting that state Auditor Clair McCaskill will announce at noon CST, that she intends to run for Senator Jim Talent’s seat in next years election:

McCaskill To Run

McCaskill defeated incumbent democratic Govenor Bob Holden in last year’s primary before loosing to current Missouri Governor Matt Blunt. Per the Post McCaskill blamed her defeat on Kerry and the DNC giving up early on Missouri:

For McCaskill, next year's elections won't involve a presidential contest. She maintains that she would have beaten Blunt if Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry hadn't ceded Missouri to President George W. Bush.

Could be an interesting race with two well know officials with very public records that past few years via their election bids………………………..