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**FILE** Claire McCaskill (left), gives the thumbs up to supporters as she holds the hand of her mother, Betty Anne McCaskill, after participating in a debate for U.S. Senate candidates against incumbent Sen. Jim Talent at Clayton High School in Clayton, Mo., on Oct. 11, 2006. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Claire McCaskill (left), gives the thumbs up to supporters as she holds the hand of her mother, Betty Anne McCaskill, after participating in a debate for U.S. Senate candidates against incumbent Sen. Jim Talent at Clayton High School in Clayton, Mo., on Oct. 11, 2006. (Associated Press)

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“Basically, you need to establish clear lines of accountability” for weapons programs, says Jim Talent, a former senator from Missouri who now advises the Romney campaign. (Associated Press)