Romney needs more Gingrich
24th State looks at how Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has handled the controversy over U.S. Rep. Todd Akin's comments and wishes that he had the brain of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Video: Akin wants to move forward
The Turner Report links to Rep. Akin's latest campaign ad, in which he urges everyone to move forward.
Kline has a complicated theory on why his suit against Planned Parenthood failed
The Wichita Eagle Blog notes that former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline is blaming his failed prosecution of Planned Parenthood on a conspiracy to protect abortion providers.
It's not surprising that KC picked mail-in ballots for street car tax proposal
Show-Me Daily isn't surprised the city of Kansas City is using mailed ballots for the streetcar tax proposal.
If Akin steps back, is Wagner waiting in the wings?
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix wonders if Rep. Akin did step back if Ann Wagner would be next in line for the Missouri Senate race.
The unique tradition of MIssouri delegate George Engelbach
20 Pounds of Headlines finds a presidential look-alike among the Missouri delegates at the Republican National Convention.
Kansas approves use of KDOT funds for Capitol renovations
The Wichitopekington writes that the State Finance Council approved a transfer of funds from the Kansas Department of Transportation to pay for improvements at the Capitol building in Topeka.
Thoughts on short attention spans and national conventions
Missourinet muses on our short attention spans while covering the Republican National Convention in Tampa.