Kansas congressional candidate Sharice Davids, who is challenging Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder, promises potential constituents in Wyandotte County that she’ll show up for them. But will they show up for her?
John McCain’s four-day funeral has reminded us not just who he was but who we as Americans are. In choosing diverse eulogists that include Barack Obama and George W. Bush, McCain is urging us to get beyond tribalism.
The awful, 900-page grand jury report out of Pennsylvania this week revealed that hundreds of priests had sexually abused more than 1,000 children. Pope Francis has done so much right, but he has fallen far short on this issue.
In the 36 Kansas counties where Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Svaty has family, his relatives might be a secret weapon in the run-up to Tuesday’s primary. Even the Republicans in the family are lending a hand.
Those of us who lived through the abuse scandals in 2002 were grateful that at least one American cardinal seemed to understand the depth and urgency of the problem. Unfortunately, that man was Ted McCarrick.
At the GOP gubernatorial debate in Johnson County, Republican candidates competed in harshness with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. His top rival, Gov. Jeff Colyer, should give voters an alternative.
If Sen. Claire McCaskill voted her conscience, would that mean voting no on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh? Or would it mean voting yes because she can't help Missouri if Josh Hawley wins in November?
If Mid Continent Nail Corporation, "on the brink of extinction" as a result of Donald Trump's tariff on steel, has to close, it would hurt everyone in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. But few there would blame the president.
Confronting Sarah Sanders and Stephen Miller and Kirstjen Nielsen may feel righteous, but no good ever came of becoming what we hate, and this won't be the exception. Listen to Maxine Waters and you're only handing the president fresh fodder.
Josh Hawley isn't backing migrant family separations, and Sen. Claire McCaskill doesn't want children to be used as human shields. They strongly disagree, though, in a rare back-and-forth of substance.
The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have sparked some important conversations about depression and suicide. But those discussions haven't even touched on what research tells us about physician-assisted suicide.
This was reader’s theater with frequent cast changes and even more redactions. As in, “Redacted? Redacted. Yes, her name is redacted.” But if the piece had a name, it would be “Why women still don’t report sexual assault.”
Randy Hansen, a first-year teacher at Longfellow Elementary School in Kansas City, stepped in and brought order to a kindergarten classroom at this struggling school after four other teachers left the job.