Steve Kraske

Steve Kraske

Why is Sen. Jerry Moran always running scared?

The U.S. senator from Kansas holds one of the safest seats in the country and could be a leader in the mold of Bob Dole or a maverick like Nancy Kassebaum. Instead, this week he took one step toward a more independent approach to his job, then two steps back.

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Wichita Democrat Jim Ward enters Kansas gubernatorial race

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Rainfall totals in the Kansas City area

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100 minutes of solar eclipse time lapse

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Meet H&R Block's new CEO

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Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow

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KCI proposals by the numbers

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Roosevelt Cooper, 18, remembered at Kansas City vigil

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away' 1:19

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away'

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Chiefs guard Parker Ehinger returns ahead of schedule from knee injury

Ned Yost: 'Nobody is saying anything about an MRI' for Royals' Kelvin Herrera 1:18

Ned Yost: 'Nobody is saying anything about an MRI' for Royals' Kelvin Herrera

The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

The Star’s editorial board members chatted with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley about the opioid crisis and new abortion legislation during a Facebook Live show Monday afternoon.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley 6:55

The Star's editorial board Facebook Live with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away' 1:19

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away'

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow 2:17

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow

Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'
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Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'