June 8, 2012 6:53 AM

Yael T. Abouhalkah | Romney's good news in Missouri (sorry, McCaskill)

Missouri's status as a bellwether state in presidential races was undercut in 2008, when its voters supported Republican John McCain but Democrat Barack Obama won the presidency. The GOP's Mitt Romney, at this point, sure must hope Missouri's bellwether status returns in 2012

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