See Eric box. See Eric do pushups and jump rope and do situps. See Eric sweat and blow up stuff and fire big guns and remind Missourians over and over and over again that he’s a one-time Navy SEAL. But for the GOP candidate for Missouri governor, will that win votes?
Republicans used to make fun of President Barack Obama for using a teleprompter. Now they’re begging presumptive nominee Donald Trump to use one, Dave Helling writes. Teleprompter Trump, they say, is good Trump.
There was surprise last week when Kansas lawmakers quickly wrapped up their special session on school finance. There will be astonishment if they can figure out how to find hundreds of millions of additional dollars for schools if the courts order them to do so.
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.