<![CDATA[Government & Politics News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/ en-us Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:37:52 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:37:52 CST Government & Politics 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com One protester from spring Trump rally in Kansas City pleads guilty http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98154282.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:05:26 CDT

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US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98200467.html#storylink=rss Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:27:01 CDT By TED BRIDIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98200467.html
Fundraising effort starts for National Baptist Convention coming to KC http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98136312.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:15:39 CDT

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Missouri Republicans gearing up for another voter ID fight http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98131337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:03:10 CDT

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KCI Airport establishes closer cellphone parking lot for those picking up passengers http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98088172.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:42:58 CDT

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Air crash that killed 2 from Leawood still raises safety issues http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97913962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:14:59 CDT

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KC Council rejects two Country Club Plaza developments, approves a third http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97921587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:34:14 CDT

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KC Council calls for more local jobs with subsidized projects http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97917557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:25:21 CDT

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Atheists’ lawsuit is financial setback for Baptist convention in KC http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97808987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:58:51 CDT

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Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again' http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97813927.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:42:05 CDT By JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA LERER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97813927.html
Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98122287.html#storylink=rss An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:32:00 CDT By BRIAN MELLEY and JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98122287.html
Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98025062.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:27:01 CDT By LISA LERER and KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98025062.html
When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article97885997.html#storylink=rss In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out hugs and promising swift assistance a day after several twisters touched down.

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:17:02 CDT By BRIAN SLODYSKO and TAMMY WEBBER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article97885997.html
Trump almost missed being on the ballot in Minnesota http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97830457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:16:31 CDT

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Panama Papers: The big game’s in Africa, but safari companies are offshore http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article97813667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:21:19 CDT

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Muslim congressman: Heated campaign may actually help US Muslims http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97764267.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:50:41 CDT

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Clinton defends foundation, says it has been transparent http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97617017.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton defended her family's charitable foundation on Wednesday against criticism from Donald Trump, saying it had provided more transparency than her Republican rival's sprawling business interests.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:42:00 CDT By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97617017.html
Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump actually agreed on something http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article97815682.html#storylink=rss Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joins Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for a special prosecutor to look into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

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Election Rewind: Trump and Clinton go after each other for racism http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/election/article98316457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:26:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/election/article98316457.html Clinton receives first intelligence briefing as nominee http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98298527.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around the globe.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:37:03 CDT By KEN THOMAS and SCOTT BAUER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98298527.html
The Latest: Iowa governor says Trump can win on agriculture http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98314497.html#storylink=rss The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

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US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98300137.html#storylink=rss Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:27:01 CDT By TED BRIDIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98300137.html
Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98317592.html#storylink=rss Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:02:03 CDT By MARC LEVY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98317592.html
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98315857.html#storylink=rss Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:12:03 CDT By NICHOLAS RICCARDI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98315857.html
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270 http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98316067.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton heads into the fall out front in enough states to give her at least a tie in the Electoral College, meaning that a victory in any of the several states now considered a toss-up would be enough to push her over the top and into the White House.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:01:18 CDT By EMILY SWANSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98316067.html
Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, no stranger to political stage http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98298522.html#storylink=rss Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push for school integration by her father, the state's governor at the time.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:12:01 CDT By ALAN SUDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98298522.html
Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98300132.html#storylink=rss An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 06:57:01 CDT By BRIAN MELLEY and JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98300132.html
Trump's reversals move him closer to politics as usual http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98299737.html#storylink=rss As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:46:14 CDT By JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98299737.html
GOP vice presidential nominee Pence among Sunday show guests http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98299742.html#storylink=rss Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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'Religious vote' hears messages from both candidates http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98299732.html#storylink=rss Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians.

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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:46:17 CDT By BILL BARROW ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article98299732.html