<![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 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 Here’s what Gov. Jay Nixon said today about Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4152820.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:56:31 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4152820.html TheChat: Jay Nixon bemoans what happened in Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4146499.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4146499.html Ferguson: Reaction from the politicians http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4132768.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:21:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4132768.html TheChat: Jay Nixon, Ferguson come at things from two different perspectives http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4126094.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4126094.html Dave Helling: Too early to ponder presidential campaign, but not presidential election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4124652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:59:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article4124652.html ACLU criticizes punishment of protesting Lincoln High students http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4123330.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:20:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4123330.html TheChat: Lindsey Graham says new Benghazi report is bull http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4077980.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4077980.html Is the Kansas GOP looking at a Jerry Moran-Tim Huelskamp showdown in 2016? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4051562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4051562.html Sen. Claire McCaskill settles World Series wager...and doesn’t look happy about it http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4046287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:05:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4046287.html Missouri state rep to fight pay raise proposal http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4036417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:10:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4036417.html TheChat: Did Barack Obama give the “single-finger salute” to voters? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4033642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4033642.html TheChat: Barack Obama isn’t the first president to go it alone on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4028687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4028687.html Chris Koster cracks down...on himself http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4018864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:41:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4018864.html Sen. Blunt: President’s plan to change immigration policy violates Constitution http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4017801.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:46:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4017801.html TheChat: Vetoing Keystone would be like calling the American people stupid, Boehner says http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3998493.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3998493.html Wyandotte County turnout was way, way, waaay down, and that was very, very bad for Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:09:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4002034.html Pelosi picks up slab o’ ribs after Giants World Series victory http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:26:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article4001102.html TheChat: Pat Roberts just said the president is acting like a what? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3982795.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3982795.html McCaskill book slated for mid-2015 release http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3979440.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:16:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3979440.html Kit Bond backing Catherine Hanaway for Missouri governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3977692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:48:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3977692.html TheChat: Bill Clinton offers free advice to President Obama http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3957945.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3957945.html Mirror, mirror on the wall, political ads in which state were the most negative of them all? Say hello, Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3953754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 16:07:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3953754.html Steve Kraske: Did Greg Orman light the independent fuse? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:44:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3936391.html TheChat: Sam Graves takes another shot at Obamacare http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3918962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3918962.html Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt explains his stance on same-sex marriage ruling http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3924139.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:01:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3924139.html What does Claire McCaskill’s decision on Harry Reid suggest about her future? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3914413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:02:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3914413.html BREAKING: Claire McCaskill will oppose Harry Reid for Senate Democratic leader http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3895569.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:33:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3895569.html TheChat: Missouri Republicans launch probe of AG Chris Koster. But how serious is it? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3837893.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3837893.html Rex Sinquefield just keeps on giving and giving to Catherine Hanaway http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3821604.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:04:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3821604.html How Brownback won Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3801317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:23:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3801317.html TheChat: Jay Nixon pledges that Missouri will be ready if Ferguson turns violent again http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3789264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3789264.html GOP dominates state legislatures from sea to shining sea (almost) http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3788405.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:48:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3788405.html TheChat: New Missouri speaker works at high level http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3690624.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3690624.html Scott Sifton to run for Missouri attorney general http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3686204.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:11:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3686204.html TheChat: Peter Kinder gears up for 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3672850.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3672850.html Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas savors his role in GOP election victory http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3650736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:14:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3650736.html State Rep. Brandon Ellington to head Missouri Legislative Black Caucus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3656402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:28:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3656402.html Steve Kraske: Highlights and lowlights of the just-completed campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3649480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:17:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3649480.html TheChat: Pat Roberts wants to get stuff done http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3605586.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3605586.html Think you’ve had a rough week? Consider the pollsters who got Tuesday so WRONG http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3605397.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:23:50 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3605397.html TheChat: Pat Roberts tells world he’s very much alive http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3585493.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3585493.html Sam Brownback beats Paul Davis, wins second term as Kansas governor http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3564878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:52:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3564878.html Dave Helling: Kansas voters show they can see through the smoke screens of an election year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3584261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:23:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3584261.html Missouri Republicans grow their veto-proof majority in the state House and Senate http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568921.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:16:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568921.html Kobach and other Republicans win statewide offices in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3570236.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 23:04:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3570236.html Sen. Pat Roberts survives, defeating challenge from Greg Orman http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3565540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:22:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3565540.html Here’s a look at how Kansas voted Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3578995.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:03:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3578995.html Orman doesn't dismiss another campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3572734.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:13:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3572734.html Voter turnout for hot Kansas race tops 2010 midterm; Missouri lower http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3562533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:20:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3562533.html Incumbents win in congressional races in Kansas and Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568621.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:53:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3568621.html Ed Eilert wins second term as Johnson County Commission chairman http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569325.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:33:24 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/election/article3569325.html Jay Nixon tweet with unfortunate photo goes viral http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3564352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:28:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3564352.html TheChat: It’s a big day in America http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3538280.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3538280.html Dave Helling: The American experiment will survive our small vanities http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3546163.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3546163.html Curse of the mid-term election appears ready to strike Democrats http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3518557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3518557.html So who’s going to win? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3523557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:22:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3523557.html Kander forecasts slim Missouri voter turnout for Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3521732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09:20:34 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3521732.html Orman needs to win JoCo, but by how much? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3519575.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 22:59:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3519575.html Latest polling averages have Paul Davis, Greg Orman leading http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3514598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:51:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3514598.html K-State coach Bill Snyder didn’t intend to be in Pat Roberts’ U.S. Senate ad http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3505227.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:23:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3505227.html Steve Kraske: Big decisions loom after Tuesday’s vote http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3499022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:24:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3499022.html Television spending totals $11 million in Kansas governor’s race, report says http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3491599.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:04:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3491599.html TheChat: Chris Koster takes on water in wake of Times story http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3480526.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3480526.html Kris Kobach predicts 50 percent turnout in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3479584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:52:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3479584.html Milton Wolf endorses Pat Roberts in Kansas Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3479248.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:33:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3479248.html Labor money pours into Kansas to defeat Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3471871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:04:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3471871.html TheChat: Blunt wants to find a way to win the White House http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3449998.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3449998.html Missouri AG Chris Koster rebuts report that money steered office away from investigations http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3446678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:22:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3446678.html Kansas Senate radio ads face scrutiny http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3443763.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:09:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3443763.html Voter rights under the microscope Tuesday — from both parties http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3438373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:15:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3438373.html TheChat: Roberts picks up tea party backing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3421224.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3421224.html Poll shows Jean Schodorf tied with Kris Kobach as she raises more funds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3416971.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:02:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3416971.html New poll shows Sam Brownback, Paul Davis in dead heat in Kansas governor race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3425068.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:32:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3425068.html Loan from Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer to the campaign of Gov. Sam Brownback raises questions in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3423411.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:54:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3423411.html Sen. Pat Roberts collects $2.7 million from PACs for his re-election effort in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3421963.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:04:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3421963.html Facebook users 'like' Orman, Brownback in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3418804.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:38:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3418804.html Tea Party PAC endorses Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts in tough battle for re-election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3416365.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:18:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3416365.html $3.7 million from GOP governors to re-elect Brownback may be Kansas record http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3414258.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:40:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3414258.html Missouri pension system will no longer exclude same-sex couples http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3414476.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:14:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3414476.html TheChat: You’ll never guess what Tom Schweich’s hobby is http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3403703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3403703.html Loans buoy Brownback campaign fundraising against Davis http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3408515.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:09:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3408515.html TheChat: Jay Nixon gets smoked over Ferguson http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3386358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3386358.html Dave Helling: Kansas governor candidates agree on capital punishment, disagree on state Supreme Court http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3397864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:13:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3397864.html Orman gives campaign $1 million, loans another $200,000 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3385746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:39:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3385746.html With a week to go, U.S. Senate candidates in Kansas still haven’t closed the sale http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3381604.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:54:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3381604.html Pat Roberts, frequently absent for missing hearings, once lectured John Kerry on same issue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3378808.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:55:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3378808.html Group of (mostly) conservative JoCo office-holders backs Pat Roberts for re-election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3373455.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:52:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3373455.html Paul Davis returns to the lead, new poll has Greg Orman up 5 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3364221.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3364221.html Sam Brownback paints Paul Davis as wishy-washy on environment in Kansas governor’s race http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3356608.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:31:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3356608.html Steve Kraske: Unsure how the Kansas races will shake out? Ponder these political maxims http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3351772.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:47:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3351772.html Campaign is launched to oust Johnson County judge who cleared the way for same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:08:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3347489.html TheChat: Aides to Roberts, Orman dishing it out as campaign winds down http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3329937.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3329937.html Could the World Series turn Kansas elections toward Republican incumbents? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3327301.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:42:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3327301.html Dole to complete 105-county Kansas tour http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3326147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:00:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3326147.html TheChat: Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism, recalled http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3234431.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3234431.html Prosecutor of brothers in Wichita quadruple murder case slams ad by Gov. Sam Brownback http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3238966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:02:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3238966.html Dave Helling: Democrat faces an uphill struggle to turn the Bluegrass State blue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3293698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:25:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/local-columnists/article3293698.html Orman to make 'closing argument' http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3222829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:56:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3222829.html Glickman: Close Kansas elections show voters not always swayed by cultural issues http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3222475.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:44:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3222475.html TheChat: Blunt wants deeper Ebola travel restrictions http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3210830.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article3210830.html