The Campaign Spot

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Ed Martin, Missouri Republican, Announces Senate Bid


Missouri Republican Ed Martin, former chief of staff for Gov. Matt Blunt and a House candidate in 2010 who narrowly lost to incumbent Russ Carnahan, is announcing a bid for Senate:

Last week former Sen. Jim Talent announced he wouldn’t run for his old seat; before today, the only Republican who had filed the papers to run against Sen. Claire McCaskill was Sarah Steelman.

Tags: Claire McCaskill , Ed Martin


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