A group of Missouri prosecutors say they’ll challenge a vote on medical marijuana because federal law supersedes state law. The argument over states’ rights is about more than pot, Dave Helling writes. It’s about Washington’s ability to overrule state legislators.
Although one poll shows the race for Missouri governor to be close, Democrat Chris Koster is racking up endorsements as Eric Greitens struggles to pull his party together. But this is the year of the outsider, and that may change the math, Steve Kraske writes.
See Eric box. See Eric do pushups and jump rope and do situps. See Eric sweat and blow up stuff and fire big guns and remind Missourians over and over and over again that he’s a one-time Navy SEAL. But for the GOP candidate for Missouri governor, will that win votes?
Republicans used to make fun of President Barack Obama for using a teleprompter. Now they’re begging presumptive nominee Donald Trump to use one, Dave Helling writes. Teleprompter Trump, they say, is good Trump.
There was surprise last week when Kansas lawmakers quickly wrapped up their special session on school finance. There will be astonishment if they can figure out how to find hundreds of millions of additional dollars for schools if the courts order them to do so.