First, Johnson Countians stood in line for driver’s licenses. Then they stood in line to vote. Now they’re standing around waiting for results. That’s what you get when you elect anti-government zealots.
President Donald Trump isn’t on the November ballot, but he’ll be the main issue in the midterm elections. While economic indicators look strong for Republicans, many voters are exhausted by lies, scandal and goofy populism.
Rep. Kevin Yoder is the latest in a line of candidates trapped in a discussion about immigration. Why does immigration keep coming up? Because it’s about more than foreigners in the U.S. It’s about a changing culture.
The major candidates in Kansas City’s race for mayor are all, generally speaking, different flavors of Democrats. As it now stands, the field lacks an outsider who can challenge the status quo or offer an opposing view.
More than half the 2019 mayoral field in Kansas City is under 40. It's the strongest signal yet that young Kansas Citians are engaged in the community, ready to tackle problems older leaders haven't solved.
The St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council says its endorsement of state Rep. Bob Burns, a Democrat who had been a regular caller to a radio show with a racist history, was a misunderstanding. African-American leaders aren't pleased.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is in trouble for traveling by private plane on the trail. Rival Josh Hawley and some other Republicans want her to stop flying during the campaign — advice they should take, too.
The Missouri Senate race may hinge on incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill’s luck in facing a divided GOP. With Gov. Eric Greitens mired in scandal and Attorney General Josh Hawley forced to pick sides, Republicans should look in the mirror first.
Kansas City Royals starter Heath Fillmyer walked five batters, giving up four runs against the Toronto Blue Jays, but a late Royals lead was erased when Blaine Boyer gave up a home run to Jays' Kevin Pillar for the win on Tuesday August, 14, 2018.