State AG Schmitt wins Republican nomination for Missouri’s U.S. Senate seat

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(Reuters) – State Attorney General Eric Schmitt has won the Republican nomination for Missouri’s U.S. Senate race, Edison Research projected on Tuesday.

He beat out Eric Greitens, a former governor who resigned in disgrace in 2018, and Representative Vicky Hartzler, who was endorsed by U.S. Senator Josh Hawley. He will face a Democratic candidate in the Nov. 8 midterm election.

(Reporting by Moira Warburton in Washington; Editing by Alistair Bell)

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