State Sen. Ron Richard and State Rep. Tom Flannigan announced their support for Brunner in his contested primary against U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman.
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Brunner said the two lawmakers "best understand how the Obama-McCaskill policies are destroying growth and killing our economy."
The endorsement is another in a series of endorsements from state lawmakers the Brunner campaign has announced. Earlier this year, nearly half of the Republican caucus in the legislature announced their support for Steelman, Brunner's rival.