Thoughts on Akin's Lazarus-like rise
The Daily Beast notes that U.S. Rep. Todd Akin's Senate campaign has had a Lazarus-like rise in the past few weeks.
Searching for truth in today's media climate
Axiom Strategies wonders where voters can find truth and not just confirmation of what they already believe.
Why Medicare needs to remain a federal program
MO Rage contends that leaving Medicare to the state governments would kill the program.
Corporate income tax is hurting Missouri's economic growth
Show-Me Daily believes that the corporate income tax in Missouri is hindering its development relative to other states.
Kansas lawmakers frustrated by Brownback veto of environmental funds
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that state lawmakers are criticizing Gov. Sam Brownback for vetoing $750,000 in state funds attached to a program that protects drinking water.
Poll: Romney's number on the rise in battleground states
20 Pounds of Headlines notes that a new poll from Politico shows former Gov. Mitt Romney faring well in battleground states.
Brownback: Dems are using property tax rates as a scare tactic
The Wichitopekington reports that Gov. Brownback feels like state Democrats are using property tax rates as a scare tactic in discussions of the revenue needed to offset the impact of his tax income cuts.
Akin, McCaskill lay out their platforms
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and Rep. Akin have revealed what they intend to focus on if elected.
Sales tax could end up being a burden for lower income Kansans
Artur Bagyants argues that Gov. Brownback's tax cuts will end up having a disproportionate effect on lower income Kansans, and uses the sales tax rate to make his point.