<![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 Records show Missouri trooper’s lack of training before lake drowning http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3373299.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:34:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3373299.html Brownback paints Davis as wishy-washy on environment in Kansas governor’s race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3356608.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:31:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3356608.html Pot legalization effort moves slowly in Missouri, but advocates have hope for 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3358917.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3358917.html Campaign is launched to oust Johnson County judge who cleared the way for same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:08:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347489.html Steve Kraske: Unsure how the Kansas races will shake out? Ponder these political maxims http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3351772.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:47:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3351772.html New poll shows Davis widening lead over Brownback for Kansas governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3348726.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:25:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3348726.html ACLU: Kansas court hearing on gay marriage is off http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3340767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:31:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3340767.html White House fence jumper charged with assault http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3324185.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3324185.html Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3369631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:17:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3369631.html Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3369679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:17:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3369679.html Palin endorses Walker in Alaska race for governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3375101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:21:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3375101.html Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3374968.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:10:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3374968.html NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind? http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:51:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370454.html Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3367672.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:51:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3367672.html Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3368162.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:51:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3368162.html Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3366967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:50:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3366967.html US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3369053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:50:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3369053.html Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3351518.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:50:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3351518.html Excitement mounts among Colorado GOP http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3369060.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:50:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3369060.html Hillary Clinton, Hagan rally NC Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3371714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:51:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3371714.html Walker says he injured thumb while bird hunting http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3372255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:44:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3372255.html Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3362345.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:10:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3362345.html Sen. Mark Pryor casts ballot in Little Rock http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:39:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370902.html Hockey returns to Ottawa as Senators host Devils http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:11:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370731.html How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3368824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:36:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3368824.html Houston Chronicle's Ortiz elected BBWAA president http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:06:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3370056.html US official: Auto safety agency under review http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3350583.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:31:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3350583.html FCC: Phone companies posted private info online http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3352281.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:26:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article3352281.html Johnson on big stage, but he's no political rookie http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3323537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:01:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3323537.html Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3339070.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:06:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3339070.html Dorman says education is key in governor's race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3368937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:01:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3368937.html US attorneys announce election monitoring plans http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3368675.html#storylink=rss Click to 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3367914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:45:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3367914.html Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3366766.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:46:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3366766.html Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347482.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:46:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347482.html GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3351118.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:19:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3351118.html Democrat Davis losing ground to Brownback in Kansas governor’s race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3348100.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:45:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3348100.html Schodorf, Kobach spar over proof-of-citizenship law in TV debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3325150.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3325150.html Kansas Highway Patrol troopers’ PAC backs Davis for Kansas governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article3324774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:30:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article3324774.html Family of abused boy wants Republican TV ad pulled http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3324307.html#storylink=rss Click to 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Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3238966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:02:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3238966.html Dave Helling: Democrat faces an uphill struggle to turn the Bluegrass State blue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3293698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:25:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3293698.html Ex-DA slams Brownback campaign ad using Wichita murders http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3235852.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3235852.html The Clintons: the Democrats’ 2014 super surrogates http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3228017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:31:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3228017.html Big spending by independent groups drowns airwaves in attack ads http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3224367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:55:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3224367.html Campaign money pours into race for rural Missouri judge http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3214179.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:53:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3214179.html Sugar Creek annexation issue is back on the ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3209544.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:02:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3209544.html Lone Jack schools aim to fix leaky roofs, outmoded cooling systems http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3209471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:00:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3209471.html Blue Springs charter: Mayor would do more than break ties under one of five ballot proposals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3208662.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:25:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3208662.html U.S. House, 4th District: Hartzler faces newcomer Nate Irvin in congressional district that includes Cass County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3208527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:19:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3208527.html Missouri auditor: Schweich faces no Democratic opposition in re-election campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3207183.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:43:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3207183.html Some Democrats fear proposal for six days of early voting will not help many workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3206203.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:33:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3206203.html Missouri Amendment 2: Prosecutors want jurors to know about defendant’s past in child sex cases http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3203083.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:02:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3203083.html Clay County schools invited to enroll in spelling bee http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3201101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3201101.html Sly James’s World Series wager with San Francisco mayor: barbecue and public service http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3201025.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:41:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3201025.html Longtime GOP official Praeger breaks with party in big Kansas races http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3199269.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:30:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3199269.html U.S. House, 5th District: Cleaver aims to bring in funds; Turk has federal regulations in his sights http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3199094.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:17:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3199094.html http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3199092.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:17:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3199092.html Revenue would fund new grade school http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3198872.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:07:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3198872.html Missouri Senate, 34th District: Two doctors, and two different views on Medicaid expansion http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3006031.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3006031.html Wyoming legalizes same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article3196941.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:15:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article3196941.html Republicans deploy fear factor in targeting female candidates http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3196598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:47:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3196598.html Survey: Conservatives, liberals differ sharply on news sources they trust http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article3193936.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:17:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article3193936.html Missouri Amendment 10: GOP is aiming to curb governor’s power over budget http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3206373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3206373.html Roberts’ Senate campaign uses photos of sunflowers from Ukraine, not Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3185531.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:16:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3185531.html New poll shows Davis cracking 50 percent against Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3108016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:14:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3108016.html Dave Helling: Gov. Sam Brownback’s Kansas tax policy seems shifty http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3163500.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:19:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3163500.html Liberty tax questions: Present and future growth prompt three proposals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3142937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:19:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3142937.html Kansas City-based payday lenders’ practices leave borrowers scrambling http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article3078385.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:03:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article3078385.html Clay Chastain announces quixotic campaign for mayor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3102229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:33:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3102229.html A Republican Senate would give more clout to Kansas, shift it in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3077655.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:57:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3077655.html Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback: Gay marriage too liberal for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3081962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:56:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3081962.html Ebola has potential to stir irrational fears in Americans, some experts say http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3080736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:30:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3080736.html Dave Helling: Views of Senate candidates from Kansas on minimum wage are pretty tangled up http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3077035.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:08:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3077035.html Tasha Fabela-Jonas: Parents, let’s put ‘polite’ back into politics http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3077007.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3077007.html Jackson County executive: Incumbent Mike Sanders opposing hopefuls who are running low-key campaigns http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3008171.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:03:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3008171.html Clay Chastain ballot items requesting tax increases receive little support http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2778376.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2778376.html Educators are taking no chances against dormant campaign on teacher tenure and evaluations http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2831006.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2831006.html Missouri House, 18th Disrict: Candidates for open seat disagree on taxes, Medicaid, waiting period for abortions http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3005811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:54:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article3005811.html Attorney’s lawsuit against Kansas seeks tax equality for married same-sex couples http://www.kansascity.com/living/star-magazine/article2823331.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/star-magazine/article2823331.html Clay County collector: McEvoy disputes criticism from Brandom about how she’s spent money http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2996738.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:08:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article2996738.html Critics challenge Gov. Sam Brownback’s claims on arts dollars http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3077306.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3077306.html Cass County recoder: Mike Medsker says he’s brought back an office that was in disarray http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3009189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:20:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3009189.html Cass County prosecutor: Defense attorney Butler challenges incumbent Hensley http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3009152.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:18:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article3009152.html Cass County clerk: Candidates tout experience versus ‘fresh set of eyes’ 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challengers for 2nd District at-large seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3007264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:28:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3007264.html Jackson County Legislature: Former Royals infielder Frank White has low-key challenger in Weldon Woodward http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3007170.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3007170.html Independence City Council: Two seek Mayor Eileen Weir’s old seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3006791.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:19:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/voters-guide/article3006791.html Missouri House, 56th District: Candidates echo party stances in race to replace 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