<![CDATA[Government & Politics News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Government & Politics news stories and articles. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:02:55 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:02:55 CDT Government & Politics 60 Downtown businesses rail at Kansas City’s streetcar snarl http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4070882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:48:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4070882.html Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4063085.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:40:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4063085.html US releases 'forever prisoner' from Guantanamo to Saudis http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4066239.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:50:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4066239.html Kansas judge receives national honor for his work in promoting respect for all http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4047066.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:01:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4047066.html Conservative Republicans cast a longer shadow over moderates in Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4053744.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:57:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4053744.html Steve Kraske: Will Ferguson leave lasting scars on the Missouri Democratic Party? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4051584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:05:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4051584.html House sues Obama administration over ACA http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article4046127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:53:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article4046127.html Boehner: ‘We will not stand idle’ on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article4045960.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:28:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article4045960.html Senate hearing on air bags draws apologies from Japanese company and U.S automakers http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4038919.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:06:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4038919.html KC students walk out of Gov. Jay Nixon’s speech in apparent protest of Ferguson shooting http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4032468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:55:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4032468.html Obama picks KC prosecutor for federal bench in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4037047.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:43:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4037047.html Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4028721.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:41:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4028721.html Obama to announce immigration action Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article4011956.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:11:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article4011956.html AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4060725.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:40:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4060725.html Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4063202.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:40:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4063202.html Kris Kobach to seek expanded power to fight election fraud http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4058037.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:24:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4058037.html SPIN METER: Immigration steps are beyond the norm http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4048129.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4048129.html Clinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step' http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063043.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063043.html Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4064967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4064967.html House GOP sues Obama administration on health law http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4046009.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4046009.html Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4064015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4064015.html GOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063056.html Stymied? Republicans seek immigration response http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044579.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 17:35:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044579.html Federal judge denies sports betting in New Jersey http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4044056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:40:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4044056.html Obama launches sales mission on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044561.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:46:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044561.html Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063330.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:36:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4063330.html Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4052708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:36:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4052708.html House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4050827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:10:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4050827.html Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4046015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:30:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4046015.html Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4054944.html#storylink=rss Click to 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4058039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:24:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4058039.html Hawaii health exchange head wants more oversight http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4045344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:10:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4045344.html Verdict pending, Malaysia's Anwar visits US http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4057587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:30:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4057587.html UN chief: Ebola cases in Mali a 'deep concern' http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4048483.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:05:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article4048483.html FBI sends nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4054835.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:34:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4054835.html White House: Immigration steps would boost wages http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4045550.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article4045550.html Accused member of terrorist group extradited to US http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4053640.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:49:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4053640.html For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044575.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:26:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4044575.html First woman named in charge of White House dessert http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4049423.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:20:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4049423.html White House argues President Obama’s immigration action will be legally solid http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4025643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:32:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4025643.html Democrat Claire McCaskill makes nice with Senate Republicans http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4022654.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:32:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4022654.html TheChat: Obama to go it alone on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4017033.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:09:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4017033.html Koster campaign committee moves to limit donations, political damage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4019748.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:23:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4019748.html Dave Helling: President Obama’s immigration order may set a bad precedent http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4015823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:12:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4015823.html Where does the Ferguson buck stop? Jay Nixon’s convoluted answers make waves http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4013073.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:26:54 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4013073.html Vote for construction of Keystone XL pipeline falls short in U.S. Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4007657.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:37:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4007657.html Same-sex marriage licenses can be issued in Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4005322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:27:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4005322.html Wyandotte County turnout was way, way, waaay down, and that was very, very bad for Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:09:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html Pelosi picks up slab o’ ribs after Giants World Series victory http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:26:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html Police: Woman strangled neighbor, tried to cook him http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3998184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:02:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3998184.html Navy secretary racks up $4.7 million in travel http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3993727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:22:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3993727.html Gay couples wed in Kansas, but not in all counties http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3992820.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:56:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3992820.html Dems defeat Keystone pipeline bill; GOP vows to keep fighting http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3996861.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:18:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3996861.html Brownback’s poverty rate claims questioned http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3978694.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:18:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3978694.html KC mayor announces summer jobs program for youth http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3982760.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:11:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3982760.html Dave Helling: The political outlook? Stalemate, dead ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:59:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979976.html Kerry: U.S. ‘not intimidated’ by Islamic militants http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3980725.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:51:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3980725.html HealthCare.gov gets steady weekend interest http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979574.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:26:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979574.html Postal Service to close 82 more centers, slowing some mail delivery http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3972502.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:37:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3972502.html Legal views of same-sex marriage, like public opinion, have evolved http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955764.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 18:06:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955764.html Kansas lawmakers divide into two camps on how to plug $1 billion budget hole http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955592.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 17:26:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955592.html The next national election could shape up as a rush for legal marijuana http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955303.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 17:04:54 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3955303.html Clay County prepares for new leadership after election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3937087.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:37:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3937087.html Steve Kraske: Did Greg Orman light the independent fuse? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:44:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt explains his stance on same-sex marriage ruling http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3924139.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:01:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3924139.html Sen. Claire McCaskill’s opposition to Harry Reid for Senate Democratic leader hints at gubernatorial ambition http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3925111.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:57:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3925111.html Sinquefield giving $10,000 a week to Missouri governor hopeful Hanaway http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3799338.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:44:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3799338.html American Royal plan for Kemper Arena prompts praise and skepticism http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3922122.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:43:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3922122.html Patchwork of same-sex marriage laws starts unfolding across Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3916073.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:31:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3916073.html It took 30 years, but Kansas City police prepare to close outdated jail http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3922856.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:06:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3922856.html U.S. drones now patrol half of Mexican border http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3895414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:09:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3895414.html Net neutrality fight may slow AT&T rollout in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article3863824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:29:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article3863824.html Obamacare consultant under fire for ‘stupidity of the American voter’ comment http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3801457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:27:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3801457.html U.S. Supreme Court lifts the delay on same-sex marriages in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3856611.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:08:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3856611.html Aide alleges that Kansas City Councilman Michael Brooks assaulted her http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3837890.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:22:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3837890.html Panel of lawmakers formed to investigate Missouri AG Chris Koster http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3819491.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:45:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3819491.html GOP sets defeating Harry Reid in 2016 its top priority http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3799949.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:42:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3799949.html For the first time, China agrees to halt emissions in climate deal with the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article3794289.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:42:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article3794289.html U.S. Supreme Court ponders Kansas’ same-sex marriage ban http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3791728.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:11:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3791728.html Gov. Jay Nixon outlines preparations for Ferguson grand jury announcement http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3735236.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:25:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3735236.html Choices, costs rise in Missouri for insurance site http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article3735303.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:35:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article3735303.html Kansas revenues will fall $1 billion short of 2015 and 2016 expenses, fiscal experts say http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3729756.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:28:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3729756.html Obama urges FCC to regulate the Internet http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3731747.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:40:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3731747.html Gay marriages on hold in Kansas after order by Justice Sonia Sotomayor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3727404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:55:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3727404.html Voters divided on the issues, just like politicians http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686934.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686934.html Kansas officials awaiting new revenue forecast http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:52:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686512.html Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686381.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:33:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3686381.html In a quiet trend, pit bull bans are disappearing http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3681525.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 20:04:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3681525.html $40 million upgrade of Kansas City’s police headquarters is nearly done http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article3667554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 18:02:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article3667554.html Republicans rule in the Missouri and Kansas statehouses, and the consequences could be profound http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3665841.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 16:20:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3665841.html Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas savors his role in GOP election victory http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3650736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:14:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3650736.html Republican tidal wave swept Cass County prosecutor Teresa Hensley from office http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3653185.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19:51:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3653185.html Federal appeals court rejects citizenship proof rule for Kansas voters http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3654328.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:26:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3654328.html Same-sex marriages begin in Jackson County after U.S. judge finds state ban unconstitutional http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3619714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:57:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3619714.html Steve Kraske: Highlights and lowlights of the just-completed campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3649480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:17:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3649480.html Obama, GOP leaders meet to test compromise http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3619937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:14:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3619937.html Kansas AG asks appeals court to stay gay marriage ruling http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3617161.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:15:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3617161.html Boehner: Obama will ‘burn himself’ with immigration reform http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3602524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:43:27 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3602524.html GOP seizes on anger, demographics for success http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3599396.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:39:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3599396.html Gov. Nixon releases more than $5.6 million in frozen funds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3596177.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:51:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3596177.html Judge overturns Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3588754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:23:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3588754.html Sen. Pat Roberts’ win in Kansas reflects the rebirth of establishment Republicans http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3589235.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:01:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3589235.html Missouri House committee hearings into patrol merger have prompted changes, official testifies http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3589394.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:57:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3589394.html Mike Sanders, Crystal Williams, Dennis Waits and Frank White win in Jackson County races http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:06:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568809.html Sam Brownback beats Paul Davis, wins second term as Kansas governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3564878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:52:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3564878.html Judge overturns Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3587006.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:16:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3587006.html CBS exit polling gives insights into Brownback, Davis governor’s race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3582828.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:46:32 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3582828.html Dave Helling: Kansas voters show they can see through the smoke screens of an election year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3584261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:23:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3584261.html Republican election victory is seen as positive for business, but others temper expectations http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3585429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:59:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3585429.html GOP gains grow as new election results come in http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3582873.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:52:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3582873.html Obama vows to ‘get the job done’ with Republicans http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3583192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:12:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3583192.html Obama seeks $6.2 billion to fight Ebola http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3581771.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:33:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3581771.html The day after: Obama, GOP in new political dynamic http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3579862.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:25:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3579862.html Missouri Republicans grow their veto-proof majority in the state House and Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568921.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:16:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568921.html Kobach and other Republicans win statewide offices in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3570236.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:04:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3570236.html Sen. Pat Roberts survives, defeating challenge from Greg Orman http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3565540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:22:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3565540.html Red Tuesday: Complete 2014 midterm election results http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3578228.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:45:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3578228.html GOP surge crushes Democrats’ hopes of taking governors races http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568173.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:40:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568173.html Republicans seize U.S. Senate, set up clash with Obama http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569843.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:57:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569843.html Photo gallery: Election watch parties from Kansas and Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3568505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:51:46 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3568505.html Election 2014: Twitter reaction as Republicans take control of the Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568299.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:45:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568299.html Voter turnout for hot Kansas race tops 2010 midterm; Missouri lower http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3562533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:20:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3562533.html Incumbents win in congressional races in Kansas and Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568621.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:53:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568621.html Two Cass County incumbents are defeated http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568355.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:47:32 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568355.html Ed Eilert wins second term as Johnson County Commission chairman http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569325.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:33:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569325.html Clay Chastain-inspired Kansas City tax measures crushed at ballot box http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:21:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569109.html Folks in Kansas and Missouri go the extra mile to boost voter turnout http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article3563844.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:18:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article3563844.html Federal judge declares the Kansas same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3559560.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:25:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3559560.html Lee’s Summit eliminates deputy city manager job http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3558649.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:47:27 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3558649.html