Steelman to challenge McCaskill in 2012 Senate race

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 | 12:19 p.m. CST; updated 1:01 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY — Former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman launched a challenge on Wednesday to Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, seeking to gain some early momentum by becoming the first Republican to enter the 2012 race.