Gov. Jay Nixon speaks to a crowd at the Harrisonville Community Center in Harrisonville, Mo., Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. During the past six weeks, Nixon has held roughly 30 public events to rally

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Gov. Jay Nixon speaks to a crowd at the Harrisonville Community Center in Harrisonville, Mo., Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. During the past six weeks, Nixon has held roughly 30 public events to rally support for his veto, a pace appearing to exceed that of last year’s re-election campaign, when he touted his enactment of previous tax cuts. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) less 

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Associated Press
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 12:58 PM EDT