Democrats say Claire McCaskill’s announcement Monday that she will not run for Missouri governor in 2016 gives the party a relatively clear horizon for the next two election cycles. Attorney General Chris Koster now is seen as the favorite to be the party’s gubernatorial nominee next year, and McCaskill is “very likely” to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2018.
Democrats say Claire McCaskill’s announcement Monday that she will not run for Missouri governor in 2016 gives the party a relatively clear horizon for the next two election cycles. Attorney General Chris Koster now is seen as the favorite to be the party’s gubernatorial nominee next year, and McCaskill is “very likely” to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2018. File photo by Sait Serkan Gurbuz The Associated Press
Democrats say Claire McCaskill’s announcement Monday that she will not run for Missouri governor in 2016 gives the party a relatively clear horizon for the next two election cycles. Attorney General Chris Koster now is seen as the favorite to be the party’s gubernatorial nominee next year, and McCaskill is “very likely” to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2018. File photo by Sait Serkan Gurbuz The Associated Press

Claire McCaskill’s decision not to run for governor narrows the field for Missouri Democrats

January 12, 2015 10:15 AM

UPDATED January 12, 2015 06:44 PM

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