<![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 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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Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25837312.html#storylink=rss Jeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:02:55 CDT

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Chris Christie says he’s running for president to ‘change the world’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25825423.html#storylink=rss New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prepared Tuesday to launch his 2016 campaign for president, telling his most loyal supporters that he’s ready to begin what he called a “noble” effort to “lead our country and to change the world.”

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:53:34 CDT

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NBC dumps Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article25766065.html#storylink=rss NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:41:20 CDT

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Jeb Bush dogged by decades of questions about business deals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25764190.html#storylink=rss In early 1989, seven weeks after his father moved into the White House, Jeb Bush took a trip to Nigeria. Nearly 100,000 Nigerians turned out to see him over four days as he accompanied the executives of a Florida company called Moving Water Industries, which had just retained Bush to market the firm’s pumps. Escorted by the U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, Bush met with the nation’s political and religious leaders as part of an MWI effort to land a deal that would be worth $80 million.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:16:06 CDT

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Petition for NBC to cut ties with Trump draws 200,000 names http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article25750039.html#storylink=rss A petition asking NBC to fire Donald Trump has collected more than 200,000 signatures.

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Political opposition groups want to tear down 2016 hopefuls http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25742710.html#storylink=rss Big political opposition operations, which didn’t even exist five years ago, will be important players in the 2016 presidential election. They started early, with America Rising tracking Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton since early 2013, and its liberal counterpart, American Bridge 21st Century, keeping tabs on more than a dozen GOP contenders for four years now.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:57:29 CDT

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Presidential candidates react: From ‘Historic victory’ to ‘I will not acquiesce’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25574521.html#storylink=rss For most Republicans, the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage is an opportunity to put to rest a divisive issue that threatens their party in the 2016 presidential election. Yet some Republican candidates are seizing the decision and the controversy as an opportunity.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:19:11 CDT

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Sly James coasts to victory as KC mayor in near record low voter turnout http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25379818.html#storylink=rss After the least suspenseful mayoral campaign in recent Kansas City history, Sly James coasted to victory Tuesday night over low-budget challenger Vincent “General” Lee. Quinton Lucas, Teresa Loar and Heather Hall won City Council races, according to unofficial results.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:51:56 CDT

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Tuesday’s Kansas City general election results http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article25150315.html#storylink=rss Voters went to the polls to elect the mayor and 12 other Kansas City Council members. The mayor is just one vote on the 13-member council, and all the seats are up for election every four years.

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White supremacist donated to GOP presidential candidates http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article25143022.html#storylink=rss The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:03:49 CDT

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Republican nightmare: Donald Trump on the debate stage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article24967360.html#storylink=rss Republicans are worried that Donald Trump will turn their first presidential debate into an embarrassing circus for the party and top candidates.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:07:42 CDT

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Defying conventions, Sanders emerges as a Clinton challenger http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article24958975.html#storylink=rss In a race for the Democratic presidential nomination with Hillary Rodham Clinton, the blunt talk about the economy and the gap between the rich and poor is working for Bernie Sanders. The independent senator from Vermont is an unconventional messenger at a time when many politicians test-drive what they want to say in polls and with focus groups.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:32:33 CDT

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Donald Trump jets into Iowa and starts firing at GOP rivals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article24715180.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump has built stunning high-rises and golf courses, starred in his own reality television show and made billions. He did something Tuesday evening in Iowa that he's threatened to do many times before but never actually done: actively campaigned for the American presidency.

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New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policy http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26488144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:35:04 CDT By LAURIE KELLMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26488144.html A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26490847.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:13:52 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26490847.html Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26490727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:08:57 CDT By SOPHIA TAREEN and SARA BURNETT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26490727.html Chafee's campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26483401.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:14:05 CDT By MICHELLE R. SMITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26483401.html Rubio, Christie planning sleepover with the Romneys http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26353465.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:14:04 CDT By JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26353465.html Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26214310.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:19:13 CDT By STEVE PEOPLES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26214310.html Federal Election Commission fines Sanders-affiliated PAC http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26419849.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:29:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26419849.html Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26343838.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:25:05 CDT By KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26343838.html Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26244988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:58:51 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26244988.html Democrats in New Hampshire find some of Chafee's ideas 'odd' http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26216800.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:39:07 CDT By MICHELLE R. SMITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26216800.html White House Brief: Things to know about Jim Webb http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26214460.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:38:54 CDT By KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26214460.html Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26038228.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:14:04 CDT By LYNN ELBER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article26038228.html Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26059363.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:14:04 CDT By KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26059363.html NYC to review Trump contracts after controversial remarks http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26066167.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:54:10 CDT By MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26066167.html