Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Donald Trump waits in his tower, accessible yet isolated

President-elect Donald Trump is a man isolated, increasingly cosseted away from the voters who lifted him to his seemingly improbable victory. He favors his own people and his own places, creating the veneer of accessibility — his tweets reach millions and he still answers his cellphone — while placing himself in almost entirely habitual settings.

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A look back at President Barack Obama's visits to Kansas City

President Barack Obama has visited the Kansas City area many times during his time in office and has even invited the Kansas City Royals and Sporting Kansas City players to the White House.
The White House; Monty Davis The Kansas City Star
A look back at President Barack Obama's visits to Kansas City 5:02

A look back at President Barack Obama's visits to Kansas City

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens gives his first State of the State address 38:17

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens gives his first State of the State address

Sam Brownback says he's willing to talk about tax policy 1:28

Sam Brownback says he's willing to talk about tax policy

President Obama surprises Josh Earnest during last press briefing 5:06

President Obama surprises Josh Earnest during last press briefing

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