<![CDATA[Election News & Results | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/ en-us Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:22:45 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:22:45 CST Election 60 Obama chides 2016 candidates for ‘ridiculous,’ ‘sad’ remarks http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article28796809.html#storylink=rss Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be “ridiculous if it weren’t so sad.”

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Missouri mega-donor Rex Sinquefield to host fundraiser for Scott Walker http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article27406729.html#storylink=rss Missouri’s most prolific political donor is planning a fundraiser for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign. Walker is to attend a July 26 event at the St. Louis home of Rex and Jeanne Sinquefield.

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Cruz sets meeting with Trump, praises ‘bold, brash voice’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article27323455.html#storylink=rss Two of the most outspoken Republican presidential candidates on illegal immigration – Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump – are set to talk.

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Donald Trump: ‘The Hispanics love me’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article27304921.html#storylink=rss Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he’s confident he could win substantial Hispanic votes if he’s the party’s nominee. He tells MSNBC: “I employ thousands of Hispanics.”

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What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on Clinton http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article27205414.html#storylink=rss A special House committee on the 2012 Benghazi attacks has devolved from an investigation into the deaths of four Americans in Libya into a political fight over Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails and private computer server – a battle that is likely to stretch into the 2016 presidential election year.

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Everybody into the pool! Why is the 2016 GOP field so big? http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article27120943.html#storylink=rss After all the candidate announcements, after all the speculation about who’d go first and who’s yet to jump in, one question remains in this summer BEFORE the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president?

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:35:06 CDT

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Challenge for Jeb Bush: How to spend $114 million http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26962519.html#storylink=rss Jeb Bush has shattered political fundraising records with a $114-million haul in the first six months of the year, an extraordinary total designed to instill a sense of shock and awe into his Republican competitors. Now Bush and his allies have to figure out how to spend it.

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Despite GOP pressure, Trump isn’t going away http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26881756.html#storylink=rss Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he’s not going away. A day after Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman, asked the reality television star to tone down his rhetoric, Trump’s campaign insisted he would not back off his portrayal of Mexican immigrants as criminals.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:24:53 CDT

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Jeb Bush: Americans ‘need to work longer hours’; Clinton calls him out of touch http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26857606.html#storylink=rss Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are butting heads on the state of the American worker.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:55:05 CDT

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Overflowing GOP presidential field has Fox News in demand http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26849506.html#storylink=rss It’s the stuff of Republican nightmares: Fox News runs out of advertising time. But in an election bursting with money from an expected 17 Republican presidential candidates and dozens of outside groups supporting them, the company that handles placement of political ads for most of the country’s cable systems, is already working out the puzzle of how to accommodate everyone.

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Sanders trying to make the most of his booming crowds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26736673.html#storylink=rss Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is packing ‘em in: 10,000 people in Madison, Wisconsin. More than 2,500 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Another 7,500 this week in Portland, Maine.

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Clinton panned for parade media rope line http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26572186.html#storylink=rss Journalists and political commentators laid into Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, after members of the media Saturday were corralled in a moving enclosure while she walked in a Fourth of July parade in Gorham, New Hampshire.

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Jeb Bush says he takes Trump’s Mexico remarks personally http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article26568295.html#storylink=rss Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump’s recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants and calls the remarks far outside the mainstream of Republican thought.

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Who is in, and about to get in, the GOP race for president http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25991977.html#storylink=rss The Republican presidential field: who’s in and who’s still waiting for the right moment.

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Macy’s dumps Trump after his remarks about Mexicans http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25965013.html#storylink=rss Macy’s Inc., the largest department-store chain in the U.S., is cutting ties with Donald Trump after his remarks about Mexican immigrants caused an uproar.

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Jeb Bush likely earned less, paid higher tax rate than Clintons http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25959355.html#storylink=rss Jeb Bush released three decades of federal tax returns on Tuesday that show he’s generated a vast fortune since leaving the Florida governor’s mansion. But they also show that Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton made more in speaking fees and book royalties alone in the past year and a half than Bush and his wife earned overall in the first seven years after he left public office.

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5 things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospect http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29087404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:30:06 CDT By CALVIN WOODWARD and JULIE BYKOWICZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29087404.html Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad' http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28795678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:54:08 CDT By JULIE PACE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28795678.html Rubio: US has 'long' and 'painful' history of discrimination http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29076562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:25:05 CDT By BILL BARROW ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29076562.html Walker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization' http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29035927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:14:05 CDT By SCOTT BAUER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article29035927.html Bush denounces 'crazy message of hate' in campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28888315.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:40:03 CDT By SERGIO BUSTOS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28888315.html In New Jersey, Christie taps ex-classmates for plum posts http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28792657.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:55:04 CDT By JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28792657.html Clinton aims high in green energy plan http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28772173.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:25:04 CDT By CATHERINE LUCEY and KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28772173.html Libertarian donors put up $6 million for Rand Paul GOP bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28864735.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:24:14 CDT By JULIE BYKOWICZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28864735.html Kansas GOP, Democrats plan early March presidential caucuses http://www.kansascity.com/news/article28872496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:45:05 CDT By JOHN HANNA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article28872496.html More Illinois residents feel pain as budget impasse drags on http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article28826062.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:34:11 CDT By SARA BURNETT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article28826062.html GOP's chairman doesn't expect Trump third-party candidacy http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28795288.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:05:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28795288.html Candidate criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28792753.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28792753.html Huckabee criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28779157.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 21:44:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28779157.html Sanders visits Louisiana, talks civil rights, gun control http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28771285.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:50:05 CDT By KEVIN McGILL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article28771285.html