She announced her campaign for Senate Wednesday, and it looks like she's headed towards another competitive primary against an establishment figure -- former Sen. Jim Talent. Talent has said he is strongly considering the race and will make a decision around the end of the year.
Both Steelman and Talent would be highly competitive against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. The newly-released poll shows McCaskill leading Steelman by just one point, 45 to 44 percent, and trailing Talent by two, 47 to 45 percent.
Missouri voters are evenly split about McCaskill's job performance: 43 percent approve, and 44 percent disapprove - not the strongest numbers heading into a re-election.
Don't Miss Today's Top Stories
Rick, Executive Director for Policy
Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."
Chuck, Graduate Student
The day's action in one quick read."
Stacy, Director of Communications
I find them informative and appreciate the daily news updates and enjoy the humor as well."
Richard, VP of Government Affairs
Chock full of usable information on today's issues. "
Michael, Executive Director