Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., smiles as she stands next to her husband, Joseph Shepard, while declaring victory over challenger Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., in the Missouri Senate race Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., smiles as she stands next to her husband, Joseph Shepard, while declaring victory over challenger Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., in the Missouri Senate race Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)