November 7, 2012
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., waves to supporters alongside her husband, Joseph Shepard, right, after declaring victory over challenger Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., in the Missouri Senate race Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in St. Louis.
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Romney captures state's electoral votes
Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill retained her seat in the U.S. Senate and Jay Nixon became Missouri's first two-term governor in nearly two decades Tuesday night, while Mitt Romney captured the state's 10 electoral votes in his failed bid for the White House.