Plain Talk Precedes Feb. 5 Primaries in Midwest

Posted February 1, 2008 at 1:00am

ILLINOIS

Chris Mooney
Professor of Political Studies
University of Illinois at Springfield
Kent Redfield
Professor of Political Studies
University of Illinois at Springfield

MISSOURI

Robert Dewhirst
Professor of Political Science
Northwest Missouri State University
Dave Helling
Political Reporter
Kansas City Star

MINNESOTA

Rachel E. Stassen-Berger
Political Reporter
St. Paul Pioneer Press
David Schultz
Program Director, Advanced Studies in Public Administration
Hamline University
Steven Schier
Professor of Political Science
Carleton College

KANSAS (Democratic-only caucuses; Republicans caucus on Feb. 9)

Joe Aistrup
Chairman, Department of Political Science
Kansas State University
Allan Cigler
Professor of Political Science
University of Kansas
Tim Carpenter
Reporter
Topeka Capital-Journal

NORTH DAKOTA

Jack Zaleski
Editorial Page Editor
Fargo Forum
Mark Jendrysik
Chairman, Department of Political Science
University of North Dakota