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Missouri Senate Race Could Draw Big Money, National Attention

If Democrats think there's any possibility they could pick up a seat, "they're going to go for it," professor says

By Ryan Krull

When St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell announced his candidacy to replace Republican Josh Hawley as one of Missouri’s senators this morning, he entered a race that is likely to draw more national attention — and money — than other Missouri Senate races in recent history. That's because, according to University of Missouri - St. Louis political science Professor Anita Manion, the 2024 Senate map is looking tough for Democrats, which means that if there is even a scintilla of a chance a person with a D next to their name could unseat Hawley, donors are likely to pour resources into Missouri to try to make it happen...

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