governor ham breakfast http://kbia.org en Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair http://kbia.org/post/politicians-descend-sedalia-mo-state-fair <div style="margin: 0px;"><p>Sedalia was swarming with politicians Thursday, as office holders from both parties descended on the Missouri State Fair.<p>Nearly a thousand people, politicians and citizens alike, dined on country ham, eggs and peaches at the Governor's Ham Breakfast.&#160; Governor Jay Nixon began his annual speech by condemning the incident in which a rodeo clown wore a President Obama mask this weekend.<p>"What has always united us is (that) no matter what part of the state you're from, or who you voted for, we treat people with respect," Nixon told the applauding crowd.<p>Aft Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:27:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38910 at http://kbia.org Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair Akin's school-lunch funding comment draws controversy http://kbia.org/post/akins-school-lunch-funding-comment-draws-controversy <div style="margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><p><font size="2" face="Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font size="4" face="Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Every year, politicians descend on the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia to attend the Governor’s Ham Breakfast and woo voters – and almost every year someone says something controversial. And this year was no exception.</span></font></span></font></p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:59:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin 19582 at http://kbia.org Akin's school-lunch funding comment draws controversy