<![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 2015 The Kansas City Star Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:09:49 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:09:49 CDT The Buzz 60 ‘Words’ killed Tom Schweich, former senator says, as friends remember ‘intense’ public servant http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article12328643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:03:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article12328643.html John Danforth at Tom Schweich memorial service: He was toppled by dirty politics http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article12237893.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:48:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article12237893.html Cleaver not part of Democratic boycott of Netanyahu speech http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article12218567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:53:34 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article12218567.html TheChat: Bill Clinton portrait artist admits he stuck Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress in his painting http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11938157.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11938157.html TheChat: Tony Messenger recalls last conversations with Tom Schweich http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11881703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11881703.html The politics surrounding Tom Schweich’s death are now starting to emerge http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11877212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:28:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11877212.html Auditor Tom Schweich’s apparent suicide continues to shake Missouri politics http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11375771.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:05:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11375771.html Steve Kraske: Do we expect too much of our politicians? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article11395940.html Jay Nixon names longtime aide to temporarily replace Tom Schweich as Missouri Auditor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11369090.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:59:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11369090.html Missouri GOP chairman denies spreading rumors about Tom Schweich’s religion http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11343266.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:48:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11343266.html Could Todd Akin run as a third party candidate? Update: No. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11225882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:18:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11225882.html Evidence points to suicide as cause of Schweich death, authorities say http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11256554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:25:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11256554.html TheChat: R.I.P. Tom Schweich http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11254856.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11254856.html Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich dead of apparent suicide http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11231360.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:04:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11231360.html Missouri and the nation react to the death of Tom Schweich http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11240237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:03:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11240237.html Missouri lawmakers to schools: Stop bullies or lose funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11173643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:34:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11173643.html Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin isn’t ruling out challenge to Sen. Roy Blunt http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11170166.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11170166.html Mike Sanders won’t run for statewide office in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11154374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:36:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11154374.html TheChat: Jason Kander knocks Roy Blunt as creature of D.C. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11102135.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11102135.html TheChat: Claire McCaskill returns from Cuba with strong feelings about the embargo http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11016818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article11016818.html Claire McCaskill says U.S. overture to Cuba has Havana government worried http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11037926.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:12:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article11037926.html TheChat: In KC, Rick Santorum offers up some meat — the red variety http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10910399.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10910399.html Missouri GOP ponders races, debt — and a new football stadium http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10998947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:41:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10998947.html Take a stroll through the state of the Missouri GOP in 2015 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10908782.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:37:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10908782.html Missouri GOP elects John Hancock to lead party into 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10888481.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:36:05 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10888481.html Missouri Republicans take on Barack Obama in KC meeting http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10793018.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:10:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10793018.html TheChat: Rudy Giuliani lights up social media with his remark that President Obama doesn’t love America http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10723370.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10723370.html Steve Kraske: Jason Kander sees an opening against Sen. Roy Blunt http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10778927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:49:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article10778927.html Roy Blunt faces clear path to GOP Senate nomination http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10672829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:45:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10672829.html TheChat: Eric Holder expects to release findings of his Ferguson review soon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10643408.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article10643408.html