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  • A New KCI: What are the next steps?

    Kansas City voters strongly approved a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport. This is when and where you can expect to see changes.

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With KCI votes counted, when will we see the wrecking ball?

Kansas City voters strongly approved a new terminal at KCI, but don’t expect to see construction at the airport just yet.

Government & Politics

David Alvey ousts incumbent Mark Holland for KCK mayor

David Alvey, who hails from a longtime KCK family, scored a surprising victory over Mark Holland, becoming the first challenger to unseat a KCK mayor in 30 years. Alvey’s platform was critical of Holland’s performance over the last four years, including challenges to Holland’s record of attracting private investment and not lowering taxes enough.

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Dems struggle to vet candidates in fast-moving #MeToo moment

The early exit on Friday of Andrea Ramsey, a leading Democratic candidate in a key congressional race – a woman backed by the deep pockets of liberal Emily’s List – underscores both how unprepared these new candidates are for the unforgiving political scrutiny of a battleground campaign and the difficulty of fully vetting so many recruits.

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Dems’ new plan for 2018: New candidates, more ambition

Democratic leaders say this week’s shock victories, headlined by gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam’s attention-grabbing nine-point win in Virginia, are making them reconsider the 2018 midterm elections, convinced the party should grow more ambitious amid a backlash to President Donald Trump.

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Republicans suddenly fear disastrous 2018

For Republicans, Tuesday’s results across the country were a reminder that Democrats are capable of translating liberal anti-Trump energy into actual votes. It was evidence of the environmental perils that often await a president’s party in the midterm elections—especially when that president has historically low approval ratings.

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Allison Long The Kansas City Star
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