Donald Trump’s “make America great again” theme implies a question: Are you better off than you were 50 years ago? The answer is interesting, and it tells us something significant about contemporary politics.
The Senate passed a compromise bill last week to spend $1.1 billion in the fight against Zika. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran opposed the spending. But both have supported added spending for agriculture in the past.
The KC Regional Transit Alliance is on the verge of launching a push for a Plaza-UMKC extension, multiple sources say. The group wants to catch the current wave of excitement for the streetcar starter line.
If you are a Democrat who has been relishing the prospect of a Clinton-Trump contest, sit up and pay attention. A new poll suggests that Trump is intensely competitive in Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania.
Gauging when, or whether, to enter a political contest often determines who wins or loses. The senator from Massachusetts passed on running in 2016 based on what was known at the time. In hindsight, she could have won the Democratic presidential nomination.
The Republican presidential candidates want to cut taxes, but they don’t talk about that as much as previous candidates did. One reason is the Kansas budget debacle. The Kansas Legislature convenes this week to work out the latest budget shortfall.