Ryan pick will lead to a prolonged debate about entitlements
Axiom Strategies considers the selection of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate and argues that it makes the campaign about entitlements.
Poll: Romney, Obama have similar numbers in Missouri
Show Me Progress looks at a new poll by SurveyUSA that shows Romney (45%) and President Barack Obama (44%) with close numbers among Missouri voters.
Kansas pol reactions to Ryan pick along party lines
The Wichita Eagle Blog is not surprised that Gov. Sam Brownback approves of the Ryan pick and Kansas Democratic Party Chair Joan Wagnon does not.
Do parents know best when it comes to education?
Show Me Progress wonders about the idea of whether 'parents know best' when it comes to educating their children.
Video: Talent chalks up Akin's primary win to strong campaigning
The Turner Report notes that former U.S. Sen. Jim Talent believes that U.S. Rep. Todd Akin's strength in campaigning is why he won the Republican Senate primary in Missouri.
Meet the latest graduates of the Kansas City Regional Police Academy
Chief's Blogs talks about the latest members of the Kansas City Police Department, the 17 new graduates of the Kansas City Regional Police Academy.
Tilley resigns as Missouri House Speaker
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that Missouri House Speaker Steve Tilley has resigned to take a position in the private sector.