Editorials

Editorials

Editorial: Farm economies would suffer from Trump-inspired trade war

President Donald Trump’s policies could touch off a trade war, with disastrous consequences for Kansas and Missouri farmers. As Congress begins work on the next farm bill, Sen. Pat Roberts and his colleagues should remind the White House of rural interests and the importance of strengthening agriculture.

Videos

Political cartoonists draw their versions of Trump's inauguration

If you're a Midwestern political cartoonist, you are preparing for a interesting ride today as Donald Trump becomes the next president of the United States. McClatchy cartoonists Glenn McCoy, of the Belleville News-Democrat, and Lee Judge, of the Kansas City Star, explain their approaches to the same topic, the Trump inauguration, and let us peek over their shoulders as they draw their cartoons. They occasionally will do the same topic and welcome your suggestions for a shared theme.
Todd Feeback and Zia Nizami McClatchy
Political cartoonists draw their versions of Trump's inauguration 2:49

Political cartoonists draw their versions of Trump's inauguration

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice 0:56

State Rep. John Rubin on juvenile justice

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse 8:10

Don Munday recaps 2015 in rhyme and verse

A medical game changer 2:36

A medical game changer