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.
Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to both delegations on Tuesday morning, following his his speech Monday night urging support for Hillary Clinton. He promised to get more campaign money into heavily Republican states like Kansas.
President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.
The stars just kept coming at the third night of the DNC, where Sigourney Weaver and Broadway stars took the stage in Philly. But one star was brighter than all, and Twitter whole-heartedly cast its vote for her.
In Manheim Park, residents and community leaders wonder when actor Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation will follow through on its promise for the East Side neighborhood. The nonprofit in New Orleans early in 2015 announced it would take the lead in developing six to 50 new single-family homes, starting on 43rd Street and Tracy Avenue.
It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” during the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night and received thousands of questions, but didn’t give many answers.
Missouri’s reputation as a bellwether in presidential elections has faded. Republicans have gained while the state’s demographics less closely mimic the nation as a whole. Still, Democrats regularly win statewide elections after GOP candidates battle in fierce primaries.
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.
Hillary Clinton will give a road map Thursday for her possible presidency. So why then, after more than a year of campaigning, has she been unable to craft a clear, cogent message – just a few simple words – that distills what her crusade has been all about?
Charleston shooting survivors Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard brought the crowd to its feet at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening with emotional speeches in support of the gun control legislation that they say could have prevented the tragedy.
Christine Leinonen, mother of Orlando shooting victim Christopher Leinonen, spoke of her son's support for Hillary Clinton and called for gun reform in an emotional speech at the Democratic National Convention. Leinonen was part of several consecutive speeches on gun reform Wednesday at the Philadelphia convention.
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