The nonprofit Centrist Project is looking for someone to mount an independent bid in Missouri against U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Jason Kander. A recent poll shows many Missourians are disappointed with the two major parties, but a third-way candidate would face serious hurdles in getting to Capitol Hill.
The nonprofit Centrist Project is looking for someone to mount an independent bid in Missouri against U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Jason Kander. A recent poll shows many Missourians are disappointed with the two major parties, but a third-way candidate would face serious hurdles in getting to Capitol Hill. File photo by Drew Angerer Bloomberg
The nonprofit Centrist Project is looking for someone to mount an independent bid in Missouri against U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, and Democratic challenger Jason Kander. A recent poll shows many Missourians are disappointed with the two major parties, but a third-way candidate would face serious hurdles in getting to Capitol Hill. File photo by Drew Angerer Bloomberg

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