From The Hill:
Blunt’s path in Senate primary clears
By Aaron Blake
Posted: 06/11/09 04:21 PM [ET]
Rep. Roy Blunt’s (R-Mo.) path in a Senate primary cleared after Washington University law Professor Thomas Schweich opted not to run and announced his support for Blunt.
Schweich was being promoted for the race by former Sen. John Danforth (R-Mo.). State Treasurer Sarah Steelman is still expected to enter the primary against Blunt, who has the unofficial backing of the GOP establishment for the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.).
Schweich said in a statement: “I have met Republicans throughout the state to discuss the Senate race. These conversations were very helpful to me. However, as a result of these discussions, I have concluded that my entering the race would be divisive and probably lower the chances of keeping Sen. Bond’s seat in Republican hands.”
Schweich then went a step further, endorsing Blunt….
Heh. It’ll still be a lot of fun to watch The Roy (r) and Sarah (r) Show.