exploratory committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ex-Mo. Republican chair Wagner may run for Congress http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-mo-republican-chair-wagner-may-run-congress <p>Former Missouri Republican Party Chairwoman <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/term/ann-wagner">Ann Wagner</a> has taken a step toward a run for Congress.</p><p>Wagner said Tuesday that she has set up an exploratory committee for a potential campaign in the 2nd Congressional District in suburban St. Louis. Wagner says her move is based on the likelihood that the 2nd District will be an open seat. The incumbent, Republican U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, has been considering a challenge to Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 16:13:31 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1036 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ex-Mo. Republican chair Wagner may run for Congress