Republicans' gains extend to Missouri offices, too

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 | 12:41 a.m. CDT; updated 12:21 p.m. CDT, Friday, November 5, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — A Republican tidal wave swept through Missouri on Tuesday, giving Roy Blunt a U.S. Senate seat, turning out an incumbent state auditor and handing Republicans a number of major state legislative victories.