Government & Politics

Government & Politics

If Sam Brownback joins Donald Trump’s administration, would a Kansas budget fix follow?

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is believed to be considering a job with the Trump administration. His departure, some Kansas lawmakers say, could make it easier to solve the state’s budget headaches.

Elections 2016

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

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New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC

The University of Missouri System President-designate Mun Choi received a warm welcome on his first visit to Kansas City during a welcome rally Friday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Choi, a provost at the University of Connecticut, was selected as UM System president in November. Choi, the first system president of Asian-American heritage, was selected after a nine-month national search. He officially begins his duties on March 1, 2017.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star
New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC 1:49

New university system President Mun Choi receives warm welcome at UMKC

What if Sam Brownback goes back to Washington? 1:25

What if Sam Brownback goes back to Washington?

Kris Kobach: Trump's false claim about millions voting illegally is 'absolutely correct' 4:55

Kris Kobach: Trump's false claim about millions voting illegally is 'absolutely correct'

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Police arrest dozens of low-wage workers at Fight for 15 protest

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