<![CDATA[Government & Politics News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST Government & Politics 60 Kris Kobach says voter registrations without ‘proof of citizenship’ need to go http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32820537.html#storylink=rss Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants a time limit on voter registration applications, and he’s poised in coming weeks to file his first cases of voter fraud. Simple housekeeping, he says. The wholesale dumping of potential voters, critics say, and for no good reason.

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Pay overdue Kansas taxes starting Tuesday and avoid penalties and interest http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32640399.html#storylink=rss Starting Sept. 1, the state is waiving interest and penalties on unpaid taxes, including income and sales taxes, if paid in full by Oct. 15. The amnesty program is available to Kansas taxpayers who owe individual and business tax debt that accrued before Dec. 31, 2013.

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Gov. Sam Brownback plans a town hall meeting in Leavenworth on Guantanamo detainees http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32449464.html#storylink=rss Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will hold a town hall meeting Thursday in Leavenworth about the potential transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth. The meeting is set for 4 p.m. at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St.

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Kansas headed toward another school finance debate next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32745867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:15:50 CDT By JOHN HANNA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article32745867.html Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32794767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:06:06 CDT By SETH BORENSTEIN and DAN JOLING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32794767.html Trump’s deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32794719.html#storylink=rss During the Great Depression, counties, cities in the Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants to leave the U.S.

Trump has provided few details on how his proposed deportation effort would be carried out

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Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32797056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:57:06 CDT By KEVIN FREKING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32797056.html Walker says wall along Canadian border worth reviewing http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32795862.html#storylink=rss On ‘Meet the Press,’ he said some people in New Hampshire have asked about northern wall

The U.S.-Canada boundary is the longest international border in the world at 5,525 miles long

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Trump takes a Sunday off from TV, but dominates discussion http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32807091.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MICHAEL A. MEMOLI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32807091.html Fame follows SC politician’s wife who tested Trump’s hair http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32825760.html#storylink=rss Wife of S.C. House Majority Bruce Bannister learned a lot about the 2016 GOP presidential front-runner

Who’s rising (Carly Fiorina) and falling (Scott Walker) in S.C. presidential polls

Presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum plan stops in the state

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Sovereign citizens now consist of all colors and creeds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32759247.html#storylink=rss An African-American soon to be sentenced in a criminal case illustrates the changing face of the sovereign citizen movement, whose members believe the government is corrupt and out of control and has no jurisdiction over them. A surge in the number of nonwhite sovereign citizens is underway across the country.

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Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32737608.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:06:12 CDT By JAMIE STENGLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32737608.html Donald Trump says he'll decide on third party bid soon http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32742951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:31:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32742951.html Rowan County clerk closes office ahead of gay rights protest http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32741445.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:06:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32741445.html Steve Kraske: Kansas Board of Healing Arts has closed case against Milton Wolf http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article32662095.html#storylink=rss The tea partier investigated for his 2010 Facebook posts involving gunshot victims and others with snarky captions continues to flirt with another run for the U.S. Senate from Kansas.

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Opposition group collects enough signatures to put KC minimum wage increase on the ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32649354.html#storylink=rss Business owners opposed to raising the minimum wage in Kansas City have exceeded the 3,400-name threshold necessary for a referendum on the issue.

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Goodell, Brady due in court for 'Deflategate' case http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32846499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:21:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32846499.html NYC's first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32844714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:16:07 CDT By JONATHAN LEMIRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32844714.html Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32830464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:51:12 CDT By BRIAN WITTE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32830464.html White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32816163.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:56:06 CDT By JOSH LEDERMAN and MARK THIESSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32816163.html Trump makes an appearance at Barclays http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32818731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:32:06 CDT By DOUG FERGUSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32818731.html The Latest: Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32767524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:07:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32767524.html Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32798109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:57:06 CDT By PAUL WISEMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article32798109.html Walker says wall along Canadian border worth reviewing http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32792964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:46:06 CDT By KEVIN FREKING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32792964.html Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32792886.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:16:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32792886.html Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32727735.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:56:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article32727735.html Sugar Shane Mosley stops Mayorga in 6th round of rematch http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32788107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:16:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32788107.html AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32777343.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:16:16 CDT By EDDIE PELLS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32777343.html Golf Capsules http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32765568.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:52:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32765568.html Bae tied for lead at Barclays as military service looms http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32760315.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:52:07 CDT By DOUG FERGUSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article32760315.html