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Politico: Jay Nixon frustrated, exhausted

Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo.
Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo.

Gov. Jay Nixon is tired and looking for answers following the Ferguson crisis, Politco reports.

The story echoes similar reports in other media: the Democrat, with little political capital in the state’s African American community, has struggled to respond to the outbreak of violence following the death of a teenager shot by a police officer.

From the story: “This is a complicated issue and this is an issue that he doesn’t know anything about, really,” (said state Rep. Tommie Pierson, Democrat). “He hasn’t lived in this community.”