The Democratic National Convention’s over and the presidential election remains too close to call. Hillary Clinton needs to rally traditional Democrats and young voters. Donald Trump must get Republicans to accept him, while keeping his angry army.
The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked in an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee, a spokeswoman for the committee said Friday.
Accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination, she tried to do what her husband did for her in his own address Tuesday night – humanize herself by telling personal stories and showing glimmers of her personality. She shared an often-not seen personal side, talking about her late mother, her daughter and grandchildren. And she rallied the crowd with details from her broad policy portfolio.
Supporters from Kansas and Missouri at the Democratic National Convention emerged from their four days of political speeches with new confidence that they had won over Bernie Sanders backers and launched their candidate in better shape to tackle Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night with “humility, determination and boundless confidence in America’s promise,” saying “America is once again at a moment of reckoning.”
With a little help from Katy Perry, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Carole King, a slew of other celebrity friends — and daughter Chelsea Clinton — Hillary Clinton became the first woman to become a major party’s presidential nominee. Oh, and “God,” — aka Morgan Freeman, was there in spirit, too.
A group of officials sent letters Wednesday to civic groups in Kansas City, asking to discuss property tax abatements. Meanwhile, a group of petitioners wants to reform economic development incentives through a public vote.
Less than a week before the Republican primary in Kansas’ 1st Congressional District, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind the challenger, physician Roger Marshall, in his bid to defeat Rep. Tim Huelskamp. It’s the only case in the country where the chamber is actively opposing the incumbent.
Turns out the State Department already has some of them. The FBI found them during its investigation of Clinton’s email use and turned some of them over to the State Department a week ago. State Department spokesman John Kirby says his staff has begun reviewing them for possible release.
Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed lost their jobs at a Kansas City, Kan., pizza restaurant after confronting their boss about unequal wages. That story landed them a spot Thursday on the final night of Hillary Clinton’s Democratic National Convention.
There are no incumbents running for secretary of state, treasurer or lieutenant governor, leaving a wide-open field of candidates vying for offices that play important roles in state government — and often serve as a springboard for the careers of ambitious politicians.
The Democrats are going to owe a lot of kids some apologies this weekend when their parents find out that every single party balloon on the planet was used for Hillary Clinton’s party Thursday night. The only ones who didn’t have fun jumping and batting at balloons were the stoic Secret Service agents. Twitter fired up the memes.