JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri AFL-CIO, representing Missouri labor unions, announced their
general election endorsements on Monday, favoring the Democratic slate of
candidates for the statewide ballot.
The group endorsed President Barack
Obama, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Gov. Jay Nixon, State Treasurer Clint
Zweifel, and Attorney General Chris Koster for reelection, and Jason Kander for
secretary of state.
For U.S. Congress, AFL-CIO endorsed all the sitting Democrats
for reelection, as well as Republican incumbent Jo Ann Emerson.
heated race in the 19th State Senate district, the AFL-CIO endorsed incumbent Republican Kurt
Schaefer for reelection over his Democratic rival, Mary Still.