<![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 Rand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of Islamic State group http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22437519.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:42:06 CDT By STEVE PEOPLES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22437519.html 5 Republicans tie for 1st in Quinnipiac 2016 poll http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article22521483.html#storylink=rss In hypothetical matchups against every potential GOP presidential candidate, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton leads by 4 to 18 percentage points.

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Bobby Jindal: Rand Paul is ‘unsuited to be commander-in-chief’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article22430655.html#storylink=rss Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a likely rival for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is “unsuited to be commander-in-chief.”

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Groups ask Justice Department to review Jeb Bush’s fundraising http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article22434582.html#storylink=rss Two groups that have claimed probable Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is skirting federal campaign finance lawshave asked the U.S. Department of Justice asked the Federal Election Commission to investigate the former Florida governor's operation.

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Bernie Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton’s left http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article22343970.html#storylink=rss Challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton from the left, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders formally launched his Democratic presidential campaign on Tuesday by vowing to start a “political revolution” to address core economic issues, massive student debt and the role of big money in politics.

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Clinton: GOP hopefuls afraid to ‘Stand up to the Tea Party and talk radio’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21682968.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton chided congressional Republicans and presidential hopefuls for their opposition to Export-Import Bank, saying Friday that their prioritiesare “absolutely backwards” when it comes to helping Americans workers and businesses.

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Jeb Bush shifts style, critiques brother’s budget management http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21663006.html#storylink=rss Only a few days after saying he wouldn’t “go out of my way” to point out what he saw as mistakes made by his brother, Jeb Bush did just that Thursday, criticizing former President George W. Bush’s record on the federal budget.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:34:58 CDT

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Clinton urges State Department to speed release of emails http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21470685.html#storylink=rss Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, as her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her presidential campaign.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 11:01:07 CDT

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Jeb Bush: Gay marriage is not constitutional right http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21276360.html#storylink=rss Jeb Bush knows the way he would rule on same-sex marriage if he were a Supreme Court justice.Interviewed Sunday by the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody, Bush was asked whether he believed that gay marriage was a right protected by the U.S. constitution. “I don’t, but I’m not a lawyer, and clearly this has been accelerated at a warp pace,” he said.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 08:22:53 CDT

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Jeb Bush now says he would not have invaded Iraq http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article21001347.html#storylink=rss Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday he would not have invaded Iraq knowing what he does now, completing a reversal of his response to that question in a Fox News interview Monday.

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Super PACs rise in influence in 2016 campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article20736582.html#storylink=rss Groups called super PACs will have influence in selecting the next president without precedent. Born out of two Supreme Court decisions in 2010, they are governed by rules some see as a game of winks and nods, enforced by an agency bedeviled by partisan gridlock.

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Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article19304181.html#storylink=rss For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They’re for it. Many Republican VIPs – notably the presidential hopefuls – face a far more complicated landscape.

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GOP spokesman: Benghazi report may slip into 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article19230660.html#storylink=rss A Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s role, is signaling that its final report could slip to just months before the presidential election if the Obama administration delays producing documents and witnesses.

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Earth Day quiz: Where the presidential hopefuls stand on the environment http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article19207692.html#storylink=rss This week, Bloomberg asked candidates who are running or considering a run for president to answer five questions about climate issues. Some responded directly. Some responded selectively. In other cases, Bloomberg reporters were able to research candidates' positions from earlier remarks and votes. Some candidates did not respond.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:03:32 CDT

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David Koch: Scott Walker ‘should be’ the GOP presidential candidate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article19122708.html#storylink=rss As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker moves toward a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, one of the world's wealthiest businessmen and biggest political influencers, David Koch, had high praise for him on Monday.

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Unpopular at home, Jindal getting little traction for 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article19058649.html#storylink=rss Gov. Bobby Jindal’s focus on states important in the presidential campaign is drawing criticism at home in Louisiana and doing little apparent good for his 2016 prospects.

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Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22680480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 14:02:05 CDT By KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22680480.html CBS' Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article22690509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 12:51:34 CDT By DAVID BAUDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article22690509.html Where they stand: O'Malley on some issues of 2016 campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22687803.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 11:57:05 CDT By KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22687803.html White House Brief: Things to know about Martin O'Malley http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22680522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 11:12:06 CDT By BRIAN WITTE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22680522.html After close primary, Kentucky governor's race gets underway http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22596027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 15:27:08 CDT By ADAM BEAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22596027.html For O'Malley, a lot riding on Iowa in 2016 campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22608972.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 12:22:05 CDT By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22608972.html 2016 hopefuls Christie, Cruz court Jewish donors in New York http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22580556.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 23:07:05 CDT By JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22580556.html Marco Rubio grabs some Vegas pizazz for campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22576638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:46:34 CDT By NICHOLAS RICCARDI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22576638.html Democrat Shea-Porter ready to run again for Guinta's seat http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22545297.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 20:52:06 CDT By HOLLY RAMER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22545297.html Rubio returns to childhood home: Las Vegas, not Miami http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22494921.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:02:10 CDT By NICHOLAS RICCARDI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22494921.html Clinton to unveil platform in June campaign kickoff rally http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22561806.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 18:16:35 CDT By LISA LERER and JULIE PACE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22561806.html New Jersey Gov. Christie's shifting position on Common Core http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22549707.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:41:53 CDT By JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article22549707.html Bush earned millions in juggling act as corporate adviser http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article22494954.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:27:07 CDT By RONNIE GREENE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article22494954.html Bush on books: From Bible to historical thriller http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article22546674.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 16:25:49 CDT By THOMAS BEAUMONT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article22546674.html