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Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
The Democratic senior senator from Missouri defeated challenger Todd Akin on Election Night to pick up a second term after a fight that included Akin's controversial remarks about "legitimate rape." She is the first woman senator from Missouri.
Nov. 6, 2012 - St. Louis, MO, USA - Democratic U.S. Senate incumbent candidate Claire McCaskill gives her victory speech at her election watch party at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. (Image: © David Eulitt/MCT/ZUMAPRESS.com)
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