States of the Union: Missouri

Missouri is one of the closest battleground states in the presidential election, and we find out which issues the candidates are talking about when they campaign in the Show-Me state. Plus, a look the race for governor. Jo Mannies covers regional politics for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and she writes for the paper’s Political Fix blog.

States of the Union fact of the week: Missouri’s voters rejected prohibition in referenda in 1910, 1912, and 1918 and there was no regulation of alcohol until 1934.