Politico's Dave Catanese, today: "Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is seriously considering entering the race for governor, following Friday's decision by Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder to step aside for the good of the party. Two Republican sources close to Schweich tell POLITICO that he is weighing the prospect of taking on Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon but wants to explore initial support and fundraising capability before a final decision is reached. One source said Schweich has already been approached by a group of "relevant, credible" GOP players in Missouri."
Faithful Fired Up! readers will no doubt recall this 2009 interview with Schweich, conducted by Catanese when he was still at KY3: