UPDATE 3:25 p.m. Jan. 27, 2011:
As expected, Talent has announced that he will not run for Senate in 2012. He shared the news with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today.
UPDATE 10:53 a.m. Jan. 26, 2011:
As reported by Jake Wagman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and POLITICO's David Catanese, Republican Sarah Steelman has officially announced her bid to challenge incumbent Claire McCaskill in 2012.
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