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Rep. Emerson Continues Senate Tease

February 10th, 2011 by Mark Twain · 1 Comment

Remember, you read it here first. Sources tell MOPNS that Rep. Jo Ann Emerson is NOT planning a run for U.S. Senate in 2012.

St. Louis Beacon:

U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson said Wednesday night that she has yet to make a decision on whether to run for the U. S. Senate in 2012 — denying reports on the internet and Twitter that she has opted against it.

“I have made no decision,” said Emerson, R-Cape Girardeau, in a telephone interview. She attributed Wednesday’s blitz of online speculation to the usual “stuff out of Jefferson City” every two years that wrongly asserts “I’m not running re-election.”

The congresswoman (right) said she plans to take a few more weeks to mull over the possibility of a Senate challenge of Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill, to discuss the matter with allies, family and fellow Republicans. Read more…

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Senator McCaskill

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 jerry // Feb 10, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    If we voters were to be against in office it should have been Mr Bunt. now he is switched from house of representatives to the senate. he just keeps rolling along making his million while others do not… just an opinion as I’m do believe I’m entitled too.

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