Kansas City International Airport is my perfect match, and if it remained our airport forever, I would be perfectly happy. But I also recognize reality: We need a new airport because what we have now is outdated and inefficient. July 8, 2017
Midterm elections always favor the party that doesn’t control the White House, and President Donald Trump’s poll numbers should help the Democrats. But will it be enough to push Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill to victory or to derail Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder in Kansas?
The attorney general is not — and cannot be — the president’s “hockey goalie,” as new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci described Sessions’ job. In fact, the president isn’t even his client.
Nancy Pelosi meant that you can’t know exactly how sweeping legislation might need to be tweaked until after it’s actually implemented. But when Pat Roberts says, “We need to move” on health care legislation, which direction is he talking about taking us?
Our agenda is focused on efforts to create jobs and raise incomes for American workers, to lower the cost of living for American families, and to build an economy that gives every American the tools to succeed in the 21st century.
Trump has very little idea what is in the health care bill, and doesn’t particularly care. This prevents him from helpfully engaging in detailed negotiations, and he hasn’t made a public case for the bill except in tweets and at the highest level of generality.
Jerry Moran’s decision to oppose the Senate’s health care bill was the Kansas senator’s finest hour and a rare departure for the reliable GOP stalwart. By bucking GOP leadership, Moran made a gutsy move and helped kill a piece of horrendous legislation.
World War II veteran Arla Harrell is believed to be the only Missourian still living after being forced to participate in mustard gas experiments as a young enlisted man. Sen. Claire McCaskill is working to gain Harrell and other veterans benefits for their government-imposed suffering.