Would the Missouri governor make a good president in 2016? Before the Ferguson 2014 unrest over the shooting of an 18-year old black teenager, Nixon was lauded as a potential candidate for president in 2016, or a vice president in the 2016 presidential ticket. Can he win the presidency with this situation still, or will this story fade if he runs?

Jay Nixon won?t rule out 2016 run - Katie Glueck - POLITICO.com

For Mo. governor, Ferguson presents crisis both real and political - The Washington Post