by Michael Bersin, Thu Jul 08, 2004 at 06:48:55 AM EDT
It's been difficult to gage how things will shake out in Missouri. The polls, or at least the top numbers, don't give us anything definitive.
The money chase for Democrats in Missouri has been hampered by a favorite son presidential candidate and a primary challenge to the incumbent Democratic governor - both of which have sucked the fundraising oxygen out of the state. People are contributing to John Kerry's campaign, too - they don't want dubya to continue in office and they're reaching for their wallets.