Star Editorial Board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talked with Kansas House Minority Leader Jim Ward, a former Sedgwick County assistant district attorney and Wichita city council member, on a Facebook Live broadcast Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Ward announced his candidacy for Kansas governor in August. In this clip, Ward described himself as a fighter for Kansas and discussed the different roles of a state House leader and the governor’s office.
"Just go out and make your argument and tell people why you believe what you believe." - Missouri 2016 U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander speaks to Melinda Henneberger at the Democratic Party's "Winning Back the Heartland" seminar Oct. 13.
17-year-old Tyler Ruzich, a Republican candidate for Kansas governor and Shawnee Mission North High School student, talked on Facebook Live with Star editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Melinda Henneberger on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. In this clip, Ruzich talks about current problems with Kansas voter registration.
Star Editorial Board members Dave Helling and Derek Donovan, along with former Kansas City Star reporter Mike McGraw, talked on Facebook Live Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 with local Vietnam veteran John Musgrave, who is featured in Ken Burns’ new documentary series. In this clip, Musgrave talks about realizing his duty to help get fellow Vietnam vets home from the war.
The Star’s Editorial Board Facebook Live on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 featured Kansas gubernatorial candidate Josh Svaty talking with Colleen McCain Nelson and Melinda Henneberger. In this clip, Svaty, a former Kansas Secretary of Agriculture and senior Environmental Protection Agency adviser, talks about the environmental implications of large agricultural operations like the proposed Tyson processing plant in Tonganoxie, Kan.
The Star's editorial board Facebook Live featured Missouri Republican Party chairman Todd Graves on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, talking with editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Melinda Henneberger. In this clip, Graves comments on his responses to recent controversial remarks by Missouri lawmakers.
Congressman Kevin Yoder discussed health care, President Donald Trump and more Monday with Colleen McCain Nelson and Steve Kraske from The Star's editorial board on Facebook Live Monday, August 28, 2017. In this clip, Yoder fielded a question about President Trump’s divisiveness.
Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling of the Star's editorial board talked with Kansas City, Missouri school board members Pattie Mansur and Matthew Oates on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 about the start of the 2017–2018 school year. In this clip, Mansur talks about the importance of re-establishing neighborhood schools.