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This evening, via Twitter:

GaryHarris-SaraWalsh ‏@MoGOP19

Catherine Hanaway announces run 4 Governor in 2016 @ Moniteau Co Republican Club’s Lincoln Day dinner 2nite [….] 5:18 PM – 8 Feb 2014

Catherine Hanaway (r) was a member of the Missouri House, Speaker of the House, and a U.S. Attorney. She ran for Missouri Secretary of State in 2004, losing to Robin Carnahan (D):

Official Election Returns

State of Missouri General Election

Tuesday, November 02, 2004

As announced by the Board of State Canvassers

on Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Secretary Of State   Precincts Reporting 3920 of 3920

  Carnahan, Robin DEM 1,367,783 51.1%

  Hanaway, Catherine L. REP 1,243,003 46.4%

  Davis, Christopher LIB 51,964 1.9%

  Ivanovich, Donna CST 15,576 .6%

Total Votes   2,678,326

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That republican primary is going to be really interesting to watch. Their base will make it so. I recommend investing in popcorn futures.