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State audit: DCF fails to ensure safety of children in foster care

A state audit has concluded that the Kansas Department for Children and Families has failed to ensure the safety of kids in the state’s foster care system. The findings have prompted calls for the resignation of DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore from Democratic lawmakers.

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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.

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Trump’s Russia remarks put Republicans in awkward spot

Democrats attack Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and other GOP lawmakers for remaining silent on controversial remarks by their party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump, who urged Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails and expose them. Blunt and other Republican lawmakers either decline to comment or suggest Trump was speaking in jest.

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Democratic National Convention: Obama is with her

Hours after Democrats put the first woman in history at the top of a major political party’s ticket, Donald Trump was in a news conference, publicly inviting Russian intelligence services to conduct cyberespionage on Hillary Clinton’s email. It was Day 3 of the convention: With President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Michael Bloomberg, Gabby Giffords and Leon Panetta. Day 4: Tonight, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Democrats from Missouri and Kansas wrap up convention, look to the fall

Democrats from Missouri and Kansas say they're confident the party can unite and support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump in November. Dave Helling reports from the floor of the DNC.
Dave Helling The Kansas City Star
Democrats from Missouri and Kansas wrap up convention, look to the fall 2:04

Democrats from Missouri and Kansas wrap up convention, look to the fall

Hillary Clinton: What an incredible honor you've given me 2:16

Hillary Clinton: What an incredible honor you've given me

Charlotte superdelegate retraces her grandmother’s DNC steps 1:35

Charlotte superdelegate retraces her grandmother’s DNC steps

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton 3:25

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton

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