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Sen. Talent's campaign calls police over online remark

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U.S. Senator Jim Talent (R-MO)

By AP / KWMU

Washington, D.C. – The comment about Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO) was posted on June 9 by an unidentified person.

A spokeswoman for Democratic Senate candidate Claire McCaskill says the remark was immediately removed from the blog as soon as the campaign was made aware of it.

The comment accuses Talent of "bringing out the guns" in response to McCaskill's poll numbers.

It also suggests, "We need to respond with a little Dick Cheney justice, shoot him in the face."

McCaskill's spokeswoman says the campaign is trying to trace the source of the comments.

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