UPDATE: Missouri Democrats in flux for vacant U.S. House seat

Thursday, February 14, 2013 | 3:01 p.m. CST; updated 8:30 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 14, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — The slate of Democrats seeking a vacant southeast Missouri congressional seat was in flux Thursday, just two days before party leaders are expected to nominate someone to succeed resigned U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson.