States of the Union: Missouri

Thursday, October 23, 2008

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.

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