OZY: Don’t Look Now, But the Closest U.S. Senate Race Just Got Dirtier
Both parties know this, which is why Missouri is seeing attacks from all sides and the most outside spending of any race in the country at $60 million. Republicans have hounded McCaskill over the source of her husband’s wealth, after Republican opposition research firm America Rising revealed that he made at least $11 million by flipping property development tax credits, painting it as an example of “crony capitalism.” Earlier this month, a video surfaced of her admitting that if liberal voters in St. Louis “do our job,” then “I can give up a few votes in the Bootheel,” a political reality that nonetheless was used to paint McCaskill as not caring about rural voters.
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