A who’s who of area politicians showed up to support Robin Carnahan’s Senate race on Sunday afternoon. Among the speakers were Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, and U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-St. Louis).
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited campus to give a speech and lay out a vision for a positive energy future for Missouri and to garner support for his administration’s initiatives.
The Republican primary race for Missouri state auditor between two Washington University faces, a professor and an MBA graduate, has heated up as one of them ramped up his campaign last week.
A group of private colleges and universities in Missouri that includes Washington University is distraught over Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposal to lower the maximum award private college students can receive from the Access Missouri grant program.
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