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Sarah Steelman To Challenge Claire McCaskill For 2012 Senate Race

01/31/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Here we go. Sarah's running in 2012. No, not that Sarah -- we're talking about former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman, a Republican who announced Wednesday she's in the race to unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) two years from now.

Steelman, a bit of a maverick herself, irked GOP leaders in 2008 when she opposed former Rep. Kenny Hulshof in a hard-fought Republican gubernatorial primary, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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