Missouri Senate votes to keep Republican presidential primary in February

Monday, October 17, 2011 | 10:30 p.m. CDT; updated 10:35 p.m. CDT, Monday, October 17, 2011

JEFFERSON CITY — Senate leadership says the Missouri special legislative session is effectively over — without having reached a decision on changing the date of the state's presidential primary election. The primary is said to have no impact in February; Republicans claim they will make their decisions by caucus.