It's a bit early, but Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's name is being bandied about as part of a Democratic ticket in 2016.
- Joe Scott
Thursday, November 8, 2012
As Gov. Jay Nixon and Sen. Claire McCaskill led a blue resurgence in a red state, some started mixing mentions of the Missouri governor with the year 2016. St. Louis Post Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan may have been among the first to suggest a Democratic Nixon taking run at White House. But national media have since picked up on the story, including the Huffington Post. “I think if Gov. Nixon were to run for president in 2016, he would use the Bill Clinton model from 1992 and run as a centrist or moderate,” said David Kimball, professor of political science at the University of Missouri– St. Louis. Others believe a run against Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is much more likely. Kimball said a presidential candidate from Missouri isn't any …
Chelsea Clinton announced Tuesday that Washington University will host Clinton Global Initiative University April 5-7, 2013.
Chelsea Clinton announced during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York on Sept. 25 that Washington University will serve as the host of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), April 5-7, 2013, on the Danforth Campus. Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Bill Clinton launched CGI U in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, youth organizations, topic experts and celebrities discuss solutions to pressing global issues. “Washington University is proud to serve as the host of the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative …