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Candidates for U.S. Senate 

By: Matthew Patane and Jordan Shapiro

Claire McCaskill

Todd Akin

Jonathan Dine

Age: 59 65 32
Family: Married to Joe Shepard with three children and four stepchildren. Married to Lulli Akin. They have six children and eight grandchildren. Single. He has a daughter.
Education: Bachelor's degree in political science and law degree from MU.  Bachelor’s degree in management engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1971; master of divinity degree from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, 1984. High School degree
Job History: Missouri House of Representatives, 1983-1989; Jackson County Prosecutor, 1993-1999; Missouri State Auditor, 1999-2007. U.S. Army; engineer with IBM; management with Laclede Steel; former state representative. Personal trainer in Kansas City.
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