<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you News Columns & Blogs. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:58:27 CDT News Columns & Blogs 60 Joe Robertson: Kauffman Foundation, KC schools seek to team up again http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4777701.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:29:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4777701.html Laura Bauer: When kids are hungry, the Kansas City area helps http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4735746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:51:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4735746.html Steve Kraske: We may have seen our last successful president http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4689849.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:56:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4689849.html Dave Helling: Colbert or Limbaugh? Cultural disagreements are at the heart of political differences http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4570381.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:34:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4570381.html Mará Rose Williams: Knowing campus safety questions can help students choose a school http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4482334.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:08:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4482334.html Steve Kraske: Young people don’t vote, and it’s costing them http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4453144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:28:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4453144.html Dave Helling: Misrepresenting Citizens United makes it easy to buy Missouri politicians http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4408601.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:47:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4408601.html Dave Helling: Different approaches, different choices on legal marijuana in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4369977.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:29:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4369977.html Mark Morris: Polite bank robber might just be a thief, not a robber http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4328015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:48:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4328015.html Steve Kraske: Politics by the numbers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4299857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:55:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4299857.html Dave Helling: A government shutdown? This movie was boring last time http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4262200.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:38:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4262200.html Dave Helling: Public code of silence is deep, disturbing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4227627.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:02:26 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4227627.html Alan Bavley: Medical researchers delve into complex issues of ethics http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4211992.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:20:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4211992.html Steve Kraske: Gov. Sam Brownback undergoes a post-election conversion on the Kansas budget http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4187399.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:34:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4187399.html Dave Helling: Bargains aren’t always what they seem http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4164225.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4164225.html Dave Helling: Too early to ponder presidential campaign, but not presidential election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4124652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:59:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4124652.html TheChat: Roy Blunt insists that Barack Obama is wrong on Cuba http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4763673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4763673.html MO lawmaker wants Ferguson probe to include prosecutor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4764333.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:52:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4764333.html Let’s drink heartily from that cup of kindness http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4739466.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:47:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4739466.html TheChat: Tom Coburn has — wait for it — NICE things to say about President Obama http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4639164.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4639164.html Former KC Fed president says Congress wrong to allow swaps in insured banks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4634670.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:49:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4634670.html Peter Kinder is growing impatient with Eric Holder’s Ferguson investigation http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4641534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:20:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4641534.html TheChat: Jason Kander touts work of new Elections Integrity Unit http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4583368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4583368.html Blunt turns thumbs down on Cuba outreach http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4555966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4555966.html TheChat: Jeb Bush will take a hard look at becoming “Bush 45” http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4536565.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4536565.html Senate confirms Kansas City lawyer Steve Bough for federal judgeship http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4541083.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:51:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4541083.html Poll stunner: Hillary Clinton smokes Mitt Romney in early sounding http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4523825.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:58:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4523825.html TheChat: Elizabeth Warren is not — repeat: NOT — running for president http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4502485.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4502485.html Jason Holsman elected president of group that wants a new constitutional convention http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4503222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:20:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4503222.html Dave Helling: Two-party system is stacked against outsiders http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4498706.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:44:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4498706.html TheChat: Cheney defends aggressive interrogations http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4485268.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4485268.html Privacy rights are a concern for driver stopped by police http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4470099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:56:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4470099.html When urban and rural areas play politics, country clout wins out http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4470904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:48:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4470904.html Attack on the coal industry has human fallout http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4408965.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4408965.html TheChat: Why didn’t senators know before now that torture was going on? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4427949.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4427949.html Kansas City gives pension benefits, and fairness, to same-sex spouses http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4437463.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:30:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4437463.html Brandon Ellington wants to end grand juries in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4429137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:46:20 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4429137.html Kansas bill that legalizes refusal to serve same-sex couples could return http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4428760.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:30:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4428760.html TheChat: Jack Danforth says voters need to rethink their attitude toward government http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4402097.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4402097.html Dole Center offers post-election conference http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4410464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:38:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4410464.html Must-read from McClatchy DC: “The Democratic Party is a mess” http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4403383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:12:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4403383.html TheChat: Rand Paul says cop who choked Eric Garner should be booted off the force http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4389823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4389823.html Tony Rizzo | In print, on a screen or on the airwaves, journalists are still looking for answers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-opinion/article4397764.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:18:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-opinion/article4397764.html What happened to an Olathe school’s wind turbine? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4390713.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:15:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4390713.html Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon: I-70 may toll for thee? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4389453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:13:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4389453.html The 2016 GOP presidential front runner is ... Rand Paul http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4338696.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4338696.html TheChat: Sam Brownback won’t be rushed when it comes to revealing budget cuts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4367640.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4367640.html Brennan Center: Hundreds blocked from voting in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4371366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:38:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4371366.html TheChat: Claire McCaskill takes aim at Rex Sinquefield http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4324280.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4324280.html Democrats secretly backed independent Greg Orman in race for U.S. Senate in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4332030.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 20:00:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article4332030.html A little roadway courtesy, please http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4313807.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:28:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4313807.html GOP Missouri Rep. Noel Torpey quits to become a lobbyist http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4289121.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:28:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4289121.html KC Police Chief Forté, Michael Brown family lawyer Benjamin Crump offer honest talk about policing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4283209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:07:41 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4283209.html TheChat: Tim Huelskamp backs immigration bill that won’t matter http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4284753.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4284753.html Claire McCaskill: Numbers on military sexual assaults going the right way http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4271726.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:03:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4271726.html TheChat: Claire McCaskill goes after domestic abuse in pro sports http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4258930.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4258930.html Now it’s Tom Harkin’s turn to diss Obamacare http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4263688.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:32:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4263688.html TheChat: Ferguson organizer says new movement cannot be overlooked http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4240928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4240928.html Delayed coffee? That’s grounds for irritation http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4254674.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 23:55:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4254674.html Murguia wants four more years in WyCo http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4247471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:36:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4247471.html TheChat: Emanuel Cleaver applauds changes to policing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4225799.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4225799.html GOP leaders to Gov. Jay Nixon: Do we really need a special session? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4220453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:52:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4220453.html TheChat: Nixon defends deployment decisions in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4207661.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4207661.html GQ to Jay Nixon: You don’t count (for much) http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4208181.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:29:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4208181.html Claire McCaskill denies “hating” Cardinal Burke http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4204125.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:38:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4204125.html Winter is a red-hot time to be a red-tailed hawk http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4201052.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:01:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4201052.html TheChat: Peter Kinder chews up Jay Nixon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4157285.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4157285.html TheChat: Jay Nixon bemoans what happened in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4146499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4146499.html Here’s what Gov. Jay Nixon said today about Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4152820.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:56:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4152820.html Minister sees more than one kind of protester, and response, in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4150922.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:01:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article4150922.html TheChat: Jay Nixon, Ferguson come at things from two different perspectives http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4126094.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4126094.html Ferguson: Reaction from the politicians http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4132768.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:21:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4132768.html ACLU criticizes punishment of protesting Lincoln High students http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4123330.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:20:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4123330.html TheChat: Lindsey Graham says new Benghazi report is bull http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4077980.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4077980.html Joe Robertson: How to fix Kansas City public education: (Stay tuned) http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4080408.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:27:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4080408.html Is the Kansas GOP looking at a Jerry Moran-Tim Huelskamp showdown in 2016? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4051562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4051562.html Corbin Park intersection in Johnson County perplexes driver http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4067371.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:00:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article4067371.html Tiny and beautiful, Tip the tabby is now a fond memory http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4066043.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:40:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article4066043.html Steve Kraske: Will Ferguson leave lasting scars on the Missouri Democratic Party? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4051584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:05:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4051584.html Sen. Claire McCaskill settles World Series wager...and doesn’t look happy about it http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4046287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:05:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4046287.html TheChat: Did Barack Obama give the “single-finger salute” to voters? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4033642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4033642.html Missouri state rep to fight pay raise proposal http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4036417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:10:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4036417.html TheChat: Barack Obama isn’t the first president to go it alone on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4028687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4028687.html Dave Helling: President Obama’s immigration order may set a bad precedent http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4015823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:12:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4015823.html Chris Koster cracks down...on himself http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4018864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:41:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4018864.html Sen. Blunt: President’s plan to change immigration policy violates Constitution http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4017801.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:46:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4017801.html TheChat: Vetoing Keystone would be like calling the American people stupid, Boehner says http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3998493.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3998493.html Wyandotte County turnout was way, way, waaay down, and that was very, very bad for Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:09:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html Pelosi picks up slab o’ ribs after Giants World Series victory http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:26:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html TheChat: Pat Roberts just said the president is acting like a what? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3982795.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3982795.html Dave Helling: The political outlook? Stalemate, dead ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:59:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3979976.html McCaskill book slated for mid-2015 release http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3979440.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:16:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3979440.html Kit Bond backing Catherine Hanaway for Missouri governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3977692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:48:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3977692.html TheChat: Bill Clinton offers free advice to President Obama http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3957945.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3957945.html Mará Rose Williams: Three-year college degrees save thousands http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3970224.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3970224.html Plan a trip, but don’t promise the moon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article3955331.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:57:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/c-w-gusewelle/article3955331.html Mirror, mirror on the wall, political ads in which state were the most negative of them all? Say hello, Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3953754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:07:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3953754.html Streetcar detours at 19th and Main frustrate drivers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article3936215.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:32:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/news-columns-blogs-the_watchdog/article3936215.html Steve Kraske: Did Greg Orman light the independent fuse? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:44:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html TheChat: Sam Graves takes another shot at Obamacare http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3918962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3918962.html