Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.), the brother of Missouri Senate candidate Robin Carnahan, is suddenly facing his first tough reelection against attorney Ed Martin, who starts the year with nearly as much campaign cash as the incumbent. The Cook Report now rates the once-safe seat, formerly held by former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, in "likely Democratic" territory.Carnahan, btw, had $372,000 in his war chest at year end compared to Martin's $335,000. (View their campaign reports here.)
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