Democrats view Carnahan as one of their top recruits in the country and Missouri as their best chance to pick up a seat currently held by a Republican. (Sen. Kit Bondis retiring.) But, Missouri is also the only state President Obama targeted in a meaningful way that he didn't win in 2008, a defeat that reveals the conservative underpinnings of the Show Me State.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Poll shows Blunt leading by six points in Senate race
The latest poll showing Seventh District Congressman Roy Blunt leading Secretary of State Robin Carnahan by six points in he U. S. Senate race is examined this morning in Washington Post political writer Chris Cillizza on his "Morning Fix" e-newsletter: