UPDATE: Brunner outspending GOP Senate rivals in Missouri

Monday, July 16, 2012 | 2:15 p.m. CDT; updated 11:42 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 31, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Businessman John Brunner has repeatedly dipped into his personal wealth to easily outspend his Republican rivals in a Missouri primary to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.