03/06/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Democrat Robin Carnahan Will Run For Republican Kit Bond's Senate Seat

Robin Carnahan, scion of a Missouri political dynasty, announced Tuesday she's running for the seat set to be vacated by longtime Missouri Sen. Kit Bond.

Carnahan, the current Democratic secretary of state in Missouri and the daughter of a former governor and senator from the state, said in a video posted on her Web site she wants to bring "common sense" to the United States Senate.

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