<![CDATA[Columns & Blogs: The Buzz | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you The Buzz. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:57:23 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:57:23 CDT The Buzz 60 Could it be that Iowa doesn’t like Hillary? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2116567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2116567.html Roberts’ campaign: “Kansans are struggling.” Anyone tell Sam Brownback? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2114301.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:07:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2114301.html Brownback on Davis: 'He’s hiding' http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2112385.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:16:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2112385.html Clinton returns to Iowa http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2109491.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:50:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2109491.html GOP cavalry coming to Pat Roberts’ rescue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2103697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:15:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2103697.html Greg Orman campaign: Pat Roberts camp misleadingly edited debate audio in new ad http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2090835.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:16:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2090835.html NYT/CBS poll gives Brownback 7 point lead http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2084143.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:33:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2084143.html Latest Pat Roberts ad signals tone of attack on Greg Orman in Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2081376.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:10:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2081376.html Cruz leaves stage after drawing boos for praising Israel http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2071730.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2071730.html Legislation allowing alcohol sales in Missouri state Capitol fails http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2071886.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:46:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2071886.html Update: Kansas high court to hear Chad Taylor ballot case in Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2065542.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:16:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2065542.html Missouri lawmakers target Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes on abortion, guns http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2060911.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:49:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2060911.html Missouri Republicans override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of 72-hour abortion waiting period http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2048499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:42:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2048499.html State senator to Jay Nixon: You were 'chilling out' instead of responding to Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2056141.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2056141.html An early look at what Presiden Obama will say tonight about terrorist threat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2056544.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:46:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2056544.html Democrat Chad Taylor asks Kansas Supreme Court to remove name from U.S. Senate ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2045099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:15:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2045099.html Rex Sinquefield to help fund initiative by Missouri House’s speaker-elect http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2086818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:14:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2086818.html Rep. Lacy Clay: Too many black men are killed after interacting with police http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2041617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2041617.html Senate candidate Greg Orman’s business, political interests run wide http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2046212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:15:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article2046212.html Dave Helling: Democrats, Republicans change ballot for partisan advantage http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article2044404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:16:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article2044404.html Rothenberg: Look out, Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2041673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:28:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article2041673.html Kansas lieutenant governor Jeff Colyer launches myth-busting tour http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1907445.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1907445.html Davis +7, Orman +1 in latest Kansas poll http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1941896.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:01:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1941896.html Rachel Maddow does the Claire-gush http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1830271.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1830271.html Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts learns his residency may not be an issue this fall http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1857780.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1857780.html Analysis: Pat Roberts goes aggressive on Greg Orman, governor debate more even http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1728033.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:43:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1728033.html We’re live tweeting the big State Fair debates this morning http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1700322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:04:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1700322.html Steve Kraske: Week’s events yank Roberts around by the collar http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1609037.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:46:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1609037.html Orman backs path to citizenship on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1509212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1509212.html Here’s how to listen to debates for Kansas governor, U.S. Senate on Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1530988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:16:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1530988.html Schodorf rips Kobach’s ruling on Taylor's ballot status http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1515904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:20:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1515904.html Kris Kobach: Chad Taylor stays on ballot for U.S. Senate in Kansas; Taylor to challenge http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1512707.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:12:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1512707.html Missouri’s McCaskill urged Democrat to withdraw from Kansas Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1505208.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:47:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1505208.html Brownback is ready to fight for water http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1446703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1446703.html Paul Davis, candidate for governor, pulls ad that featured actor charged for soliciting sex http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1455835.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:07:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1455835.html Democrat Chad Taylor’s exit shakes up U.S. Senate race in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1447419.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:57:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1447419.html Owens, Yonally endorse Greg Orman over Pat Roberts for Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1424742.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:27:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1424742.html Mitch McConnell seeks to avoid any discussion of former top aide http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1373453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1373453.html Centene to build claims processing center in Ferguson, Mo. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1344193.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:36:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1344193.html Politico: Jay Nixon frustrated, exhausted http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1344591.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:26:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1344591.html Harry Reid is the target at gathering of conservatives http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1340950.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:41:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1340950.html CNN: GOP is getting jittery over Kansas, Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1341614.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:01:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1341614.html Feinstein: Obama is very careful — maybe too much so http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1339049.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:47:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1339049.html Will Obama upend mid-term politics with immigration? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1317911.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1317911.html Romney: No, no, no to 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1311293.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1311293.html Gov. Jay Nixon picks former St. Louis police chief to run the Missouri Department of Public Safety http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1311016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:36:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1311016.html Dave Helling: Kansas governor debate can’t be a one-sided affair http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1306100.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1306100.html Brownback has own poll that challenges new SurveyUSA findings http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1306376.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:27:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1306376.html KC Mayor Sly James says he welcomes possible challenge from ex-Councilman Dan Cofran http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1305069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:45:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1305069.html Paul Davis maintains lead over Sam Brownback in latest poll in Kansas governor race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1304158.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1304158.html Obama warns ISIL: The reach of America is long http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1303913.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:48:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1303913.html Taylor releases first ad in Kansas Senate campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1301617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:56:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1301617.html Missouri state senator walks out of Nixon meeting after 10 minutes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1293911.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1293911.html Dave Helling: College sports system continues to crumble http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1295280.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1295280.html Capt. Johnson talks of shedding tears when he’s alone http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1286794.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1286794.html Democratic secretary of state candidate challenges Republican incumbent to release his tax returns http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1288447.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:40:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1288447.html Task force begins work Monday in effort to bring Super Bowl to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1278781.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1278781.html Emily’s List gives nod to Kelly Kultala over Kansas GOP congressman Yoder http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1272127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:30:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1272127.html Ferguson focus now shifts to the cost of all that police presence http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1271577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:58:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1271577.html McCaskill, Kinder call for study panels in wake of Ferguson unrest http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1270746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1270746.html Americans divided on Jay Nixon response in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1269555.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:59:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1269555.html McCaskill on Obama: Schmoozing politicos isn’t his thing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1266088.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1266088.html Dave Helling: Perhaps there’s a better way to deal with Kansas City projects http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1265017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:17:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1265017.html Gov. Jay Nixon: Protect Ferguson, seek justice, restore trust http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1262074.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:35:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1262074.html Missouri GOP leader slams plan to increase voter turnout in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1262104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:43:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1262104.html Missouri Black Caucus chair defends Gov. Jay Nixon on Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1257358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1257358.html Orman on the move in new poll, Brownback-Davis deadlocked http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1257038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:37:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1257038.html Ferguson stays in the political headlines http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1253367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:45:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1253367.html It’s Ferguson 24-7 in Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1251831.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:37:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1251831.html Peter Kinder rips Jay Nixon on Ferguson crisis http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1251885.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:50:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1251885.html Candidates, officeholders on the trail http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1248291.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:45:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1248291.html Kansas, Missouri are cheap places to live. Why don’t more people move here? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1248943.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:52:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1248943.html As the nation watches, the Kansas governor race presents an unusually distinct choice http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1239127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:56:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1239127.html The Sam Brownback ad — a hidden message? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1228877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:43:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1228877.html Steve Kraske: Gov. Jay Nixon gets low marks for his slow response to Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1234903.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:43:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1234903.html Nixon on MSNBC: “Tough week” http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1231091.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:49:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1231091.html Nixon takes control in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1224513.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1224513.html Missouri state senator posts profane tweets aimed at Gov. Jay Nixon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1224639.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:46:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1224639.html Brownback TV ad up in Kansas governor’s race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1221506.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:03:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1221506.html Missouri state senator wants broader federal probe into Ferguson police http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1220724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:08:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1220724.html Jay Nixon skips Missouri State Fair, heads back to Ferguson Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1219594.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:52:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1219594.html Fox News contributor advises Michelle Obama to 'drop a few' pounds http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1216455.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1216455.html Dave Helling: Pat Roberts’ odds to retain Senate seat look good, but he’s not in yet http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1215532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:45:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1215532.html Clinton tries to make amends to Obama http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1207482.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1207482.html Death of Lauren Bacall recalls famous photo with Harry S. Truman http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1209028.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:09:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1209028.html Anchors away! Obama is a drag on Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1205310.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:38:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1205310.html Chad Taylor giddy over poll showing him closing in on Pat Roberts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1197336.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1197336.html Senate race in Kansas tight, poll suggests http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1196189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:07:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1196189.html Blunt issues statement in St. Louis-area shooting, disturbance http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1194231.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:25:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1194231.html McCaskill reacts to police shooting in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1190655.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:12:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1190655.html Jay Nixon won’t take blame for highway tax defeat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1188022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:51:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1188022.html Blunt to focus on Obama in Missouri swing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1188215.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:24:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1188215.html Steve Kraske: Chris Koster hits his first speed bump on the road to Missouri governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1179151.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:42:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article1179151.html Obama signs a bipartisan bill — if you can believe it http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1168881.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1168881.html Mike Huckabee hops aboard the impeach Obama bandwagon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1161071.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article1161071.html Standard & Poor’s downgrades bond rating for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1138180.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:30:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article1138180.html Local Kansas GOP official: ‘Offending Muslims is the duty of any civilized person. 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