Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri State Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ronald S. Johnson, center, a Ferguson native, Aug. 14, 2014. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT)
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri State Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ronald S. Johnson, center, a Ferguson native, Aug. 14, 2014. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT) MCT
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri State Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ronald S. Johnson, center, a Ferguson native, Aug. 14, 2014. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT) MCT

In Ferguson, mixed reviews for Gov. Nixon, good for Sen. McCaskill

August 22, 2014 5:12 PM