Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says in a speech about immigration that 11 million in US illegally are not a main issue. “Our greatest compassion must be for our American citizens,” he tells a crowd in Phoenix.
Both Republican Eric Greitens and Democrat Chris Koster strike a similar “tough-on-crime” posture, promising harsher sentencing and opposing new restrictions on gun ownership. But that’s where similarities between the political rivals end. The issue has special relevance for Kansas City, where the governor plays a much larger role in law enforcement because the city’s police department is under state control.
Everytown for Gun Safety has released a poll of Clay County voters that it hopes will persuade Missouri lawmakers to sustain Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill eliminating training and permit requirements to carry a concealed firearm.
U.S. lawmakers have for years been assailing companies for dodging taxes with overseas maneuvers. But now that the European Union has done something about it by trying to wrest back billions of dollars from Apple, those officials have offered a response viewed by many as rife with hypocrisy: collective outrage.
The White House on Wednesday announced the members of a new oversight board to help manage Puerto Rico's debt-stricken economy, with President Barack Obama expressing confidence that the panel can turn around a dire financial situation.
Johnson County government’s phone, email and internet were down following a lightning strike Tuesday night, just in time for the August DMV tag renewal deadline. County officials said the network outages were expected to continue Thursday. The 911 system was operational.
The Kansas governor held a news conference Wednesday asking Kansans to email their ideas on state education funding. But before he did that, a group of Kansas administrators presented their idea for what a new school finance formula could look like.
Hours after Mexican leader Enrique Peña Nieto tweeted he told the GOP nominee Mexico would not pay for a border wall, Donald Trump tells a crowd that Mexico doesn’t ‘know it yet, but they’re going to pay for the wall.’
The alleged assaults of two female inmates at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center highlight some troubling facts: Women in the nation’s jails, prisons and detention centers are extremely vulnerable. By some estimates, incarcerated women are more likely to be sexually assaulted than women outside of prison.
Americans have become accustomed to “friending” politicians online and tweeting them directly. But they should be cautious: Someone created a fake Facebook account using Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s name and image and used it to solicit money.
Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president, warning that failure to do so would jeopardize the "well-being of the American people."