Political Pundits: Sizing Up Missouri And Kansas Issues

May 13, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay NIxon has faced strong opposition from state lawmakers.
Credit Dan Verbeck / KCUR

An FBI investigation is looming over former aides to Gov. Sam Brownback. In Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon has seen his veto overridden by state legislators, and a new poll shows President Obama is gaining some ground with the public on the Affordable Care Act.

On Tuesday's Up to Date, our political pundits dig into these meaty issues and more as we look at the controversies and compromises heating up Topeka, Jefferson City and Washington.


  • Dave Helling, reporter for The Kansas City Star
  • Burdett Loomis, professor at the University of Kansas
  • George Connor, professor at Missouri State University