<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:40:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:40:03 CST News Columns & Blogs 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Debate over marijuana in Missouri more than just a puff of smoke http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article97215502.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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What happens if Donald Trump quits? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article96365867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:23:32 CDT

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Changing Kansas will take time, patience http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article95829457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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Greitens fights to keep pace with Koster in Missouri governor race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article95018572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:16:02 CDT

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Forty years ago this week, Missouri lost a giant in U.S. Rep. Jerry Litton http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article93748107.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:38:21 CDT

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Public pays for the private political choices of each party http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article93297332.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:35:42 CDT

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Can Hillary Clinton deliver her speech without a ‘Bernie! Bernie!’ interruption? http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92154347.html#storylink=rss For the speech of her life, Clinton may face protests from the Bernie Sanders crowd

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention have listened intently to some speakers and booed others

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Even with Democrats, Hillary Clinton is still working to build trust http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91959947.html#storylink=rss Some Democratic delegates say she suffers more from attacks than from any dishonesty

Others will vote for her despite their misgivings about whether she is a straight shooter

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Democratic union leaders hang on as members look to Donald Trump http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article91848472.html#storylink=rss Democrats worry union workers will desert the ticket for Trump

Party has relied on labor for votes and work for decades

But the number of union households has dwindled, making labor less important in some elections

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Sanders crowd feeling burned on the eve of Democratic convention http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91618622.html#storylink=rss Bernie Sanders supporters come from Kansas and Missouri to Philadelphia still reluctant about rallying for Hillary Clinton

Emails leaked from party headquarters affirmed their complaints that Democratic bosses angled for Clinton

Clinton’s forces hope to generate enthusiasm from the Sanders ranks during this week’s convention

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Delegates see Donald Trump as ‘inartful,’ not racist http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article90867297.html#storylink=rss Most Missouri and Kansas delegates say they’re comfortable with Trump as president

A few say Trump has work to do

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Donald Trump’s 2016 Republican convention carries slapdash, jury-rigged feel http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article90317972.html#storylink=rss The Donald Trump campaign set its convention-opening night theme as Make America Safe Again

With an actor and Trump’s wife speaking, it was an unconventional crew for talking security

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Eric Greitens gets lots of exposure, but is it the right exposure? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article89627842.html#storylink=rss The GOP candidate for Missouri governor boxes and jumps rope and fires big guns

But will that win votes?

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Congress swats away response to Zika threat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article88900622.html#storylink=rss Congress has basically agreed to spend $1.1 billion to fight Zika

But Republicans and Democrats are squabbling over unrelated issues, threatening any progress on Zika

The dysfunction of political institutions is appalling

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Veep nominees often emerge as future presidential candidates http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article87929457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:17:43 CDT

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Despite losing, Jeff Roe ran a presidential campaign of his dreams http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article86851277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:44:45 CDT

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Kansas City Republicans sue to knock Democrats off Missouri ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97771362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:54:52 CDT

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TheChat: Francis Slay says it’s time Missouri went blue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97526827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:26:00 CDT

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Former Democratic state senator takes on Chris Koster http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97722302.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:43:26 CDT

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Eric Greitens launches statewide tour http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97711017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:02:34 CDT

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National Republican group drops $1 million into Missouri attorney general race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97526322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:25:21 CDT

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A new Deep Background podcast is yours to download. It’s free. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97597082.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:51:40 CDT

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Missouri Republican calls for special session for public defender funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97309287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:21:56 CDT

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Missouri governor race picks up a new candidate http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97464927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:41:09 CDT

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TheChat: Nicole Galloway hasn’t forgotten why she’s now Missouri’s auditor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97486147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:18:00 CDT

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Missouri may still miss campaign despite narrow gap in Trump-Clinton race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97347927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:00:57 CDT

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Poll shows Kansas state Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook struggling in re-election race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97369567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:32:54 CDT

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TheChat: Kansas Democrats seek to tie candidates to Gov. Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97108837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:31:00 CDT

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Missouri Democrats hit Eric Greitens for violent ad images; Greitens airs spot of his own http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article97124742.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:21:17 CDT

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TheChat: Republicans are getting very, very nervous http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article96787487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:34:00 CDT

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