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Even Mitch McConnell now says repealing Obama’s rules alone won’t bring back coal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said rolling back Obama administration’s environmental rules wouldn’t entirely bring back the coal industry in eastern Kentucky. McConnell told McClatchy in an interview that lawmakers in Congress would work with the incoming Trump administration to “remove as many of the government impediments as possible and give the coal industry a chance to survive.”

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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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