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TODAY'S QUESTION: Who would you like to see run for Missouri U.S. Senate seat in 2012?

Monday, November 29, 2010 | 12:04 p.m. CST

Two names are already being discussed as potential challengers to incumbent senator Claire McCaskill, according to an Associated Press report. In 2006, McCaskill, a Democrat, beat then-incumbent and Republican Jim Talent by about 50,000 votes.

There's a chance Talent might try to win back his seat, according to the report.

"I am seriously considering it," he said in the report. "I do feel like this is a time where everybody has to think about what they can do to help the country. This is an obvious possibility for me. I have done it before, and I think I could put on a strong race."

Former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman is also deciding whether to run. According to the article, she faced a similar situation in 2009. She debated entering the Republican primary for retiring Senator Kit Bond's seat.

Several other people could run as well, including a former state party chairwoman Ann Wagner, according to the report.

Who would you like to see run for the seat?


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Kathleen Henry December 1, 2010 | 11:15 a.m.

I will vote for a conservative. If none of the candidates are true conservatives I won't vote for any of them. I may write in a candidate of my choice.

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