Schmitt surges, Greitens falls with week to go in Missouri Republican Senate race
Eric Greitens delivers the keynote address at the St. Louis Area Police Chiefs Association 27th Annual Police Officer Memorial Prayer Breakfast on April 25, 2018, at the St. Charles Convention Center. - Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is surging in the Republican Senate primary, according to three recent polls, as support for former Gov. Eric Greitens falls amid relentless attacks over the allegations of physical abuse and sexual assault against him. The polls, all conducted within the past week, show Schmitt in the lead and Greitens in third, behind Rep. Vicky Hartzler. The surveys do not necessarily mean Schmitt will win the Aug. 2 election, but together they indicate his campaign has gained momentum at Greitens’ expense in the final days of the race. Greitens had ...