The U.S. Senate race in Missouri was sewed up by Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill by 10 p.m. last night.
McCaskill got nearly 58 percent of Missouri ‘s vote compared to Republican Congressman Todd Akin’s 39 percent.
Early in the campaign, pundits predicted McCaskill would not be able to hold onto her seat.
But as St. Louis Public Radio’s Maria Altman reports, it was a race filled with strange turns.
Starting with an upward battle
Claire McCaskill was one of the GOP’s top targets in their attempt to take back the U.S. Senate.