Presidential candidates come calling in Missouri. Democrat John Edwards will be in St. Louis today for a private fundraiser. It’s the second time in five weeks he’s gone to St. Louis to raise money.

Republican Mitt Romney will be in Kansas City on Friday. He and Kansas Senator Sam Brownback, also a Republican candidate, will be part of a presidential candidate forum at the National Right to Life convention in Kansas City. Brownback has accused Romney of flip-flopping on the abortion issue.

Potential Republican candidate Fred Thompson is scheduled to speak at the Missouri Bankers Association Convention this Friday at the Tan-Tar-A resort in Osage Beach.