Schweich taking first shot at running for office

Monday, October 25, 2010 | 8:36 p.m. CDT; updated 10:37 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 28, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — With experience in international investigations, but no experience as an elected official, Republican state auditor candidate Tom Schweich swept into the world of campaigning, fundraising and elections — with some help from his friends.