VOTERS GUIDE: Missouri candidates for U.S. Senate

Friday, August 3, 2012 | 3:05 p.m. CDT; updated 8:50 p.m. CDT, Friday, August 3, 2012

WHAT'S THE JOB? The U.S. Senate comprises 100 members, two from each state, who serve six-year terms. Democrats currently hold the majority with 51 members, plus two Independents who caucus with them.