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And the united this is America's election headquarters Matthew you come here for these days -- let's go to the race in Missouri.
At stake in Missouri is the seat of retiring Republican senator Christopher kit not the most recent Fox News poll gives Republican candidate Roy -- slight edge.
Over -- Democrat Robin Carnahan the -- hand Stanley famous for politics in Missouri.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron joins us live now from Springfield -- -- -- less than a month ago what do you see down there in the show me state enter into the dynamics in this race.
Well this is one of those states where the Republicans are defending a seat that's open which means.
They've got to win it in order to make it possible to pick up the democratic seats that would give them the majority and -- when -- -- take over.
This seat because it's open has been one that's been hard fought by both sides and the Republican incumbent.
Is Roy Blunt a member of congress former member of the leadership.
A longstanding well known.
GOP family and a politician here in Missouri.
And his democratic challenger is Robin can Art Carney and a few secretary of state from and also very very well known political family in Missouri.
Her mother was her father rather was the governor and ran for senate and was tragically killed in a plane crash and his mom.
Her mom took over the seat for a time and was a senator as well.
It is a case of -- sort of establishment candidates running against one another and outside GOP groups have been pouring money in here Martha.
Basically to make sure that Republicans and -- win here.
As part of their overall strategy to take back the senate from Democrats they have to protect -- open seats.
And win ten of those democratic occupied seats.
Yeah it is interesting race say given that -- -- -- doesn't appear to be a Tea Party element here.
It's too as you say well established Missouri political -- so we will see what happens -- though is for staying on top of it for us.
But check back with -- in the coming days -- in the bathroom.
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