Palin endorses Steelman. Game over?
The Kansas City Star
Sarah Palin has just endorsed Sarah Steelman Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Senate nominee for the Republican primary on Aug. 7.
Is this the push that puts Steelman over the top?
Or the kiss of death from a failed GOP operative?
It’s not exactly a stunning development, but Steelman is sure celebrating today.
Still, I’ll file this under the “every bit helps” category, in that Palin’s endorsement will get Steelman some name ID and a bit of media coverage in next few days.
And here’s how a factual view of how Palin’s endorsements fared in the 2010 midterms.
John Brunner and Todd Akin have been scrambling for Republican support in the primary as well.
Akin has his own failed presidential candidate backing him: Mike Huckabee, and he does carry a little weight with Missouri’s GOP.
Brunner has, well, lots of money to make his pitch.
The winner faces Democrat Claire McCaskill in November.