3rd party to take on Akin and Clair in Missouri?

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    Watching Palin on Greta's show and she is pushing hard for Steelman to challenge them both as a third party candidate. If she did I wonder if the RNC and Rove would financially back her.
     
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    It would be against the law for the RNC to financially back Steelman.

    But I'm sure he'd get plenty of money from PACs, if he actually has a shot.
     
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    Those morons may just fumble away their best shot to re-take the Senate.
     
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    Is this a "reliable" source...?
     
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    Oh good to know.

    But he is a she and she was tied for second with Brunner. All three were pretty close in the end.
     
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    If she ran as an independent, she could get a shitload of PAC money. It's hard to say if she'd actually have a shot at winning though.

    I don't know anything about her, or that race - I haven't been following it at all.
     
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    It's a suggestion by Palin. Not a link from media matters so I guess no.
     
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    We need to win this seat. The Senate needs to be in Republican control.
     
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    There is still the problem of the plank in the GOP platform. And the problem that Akin just may be pissed enough that they are adapting his ideas while throwing him under the bus that he will point this out in a big way.
     
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    Well, that is not the way I see it for sure. Thank you, Mr. Akin.
     

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