Leaders who issue blanket denunciations of reporters are nothing new. The tactic has been employed around the globe for many years. But dedicated journalists prove every day that they are working on behalf of the people.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a highly qualified judge who would make as worthy a Supreme Court justice as any nominee. Democratic senators should vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s choice to the highest court.
Birds, sugar maples and even monarch butterflies are daily realities, and they are all threatened by rising temperatures. Losing them would mean living in a fundamentally altered world, a world that seems almost alien.
Nick Ayers, the Greitens consultant who was also paid by Freedom Frontier, is now chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, my organization — CREW, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington — discovered.
Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree is trying to establish and secure funding for a CIU, or Conviction Integrity Unit. It's a necessary step that everyone — law enforcement included — should support.
As soon as the state legislature returns to work in Topeka next January, they should begin debate on distancing our chief election administrator from electoral politics, with a goal of a constitutional amendment by 2022.
The Kansas City Royals are a major league baseball team (America’s pastime) and can be both your favorite team and your gateway to sports fandom. You see, the Kansas City Royals are the perfect team for the casual sports fan.
The China problem isn’t new, and nearly all in Congress agree that China cheats. In fact, Beijing has long engaged in the largest commercial espionage and technology theft campaign the world has ever seen.
Today, there is a new group of people seeking a better life. But to contribute in today’s Wyandotte County — to become a part of that bundle of sticks that gives the county its name — they need identification.
The good news is that McCaskill will get a second chance to do right by Missourians with the recent retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Will she listen to voters, or will she do what her party dictates?
This entitled attitude is central to Amazon’s business model. As it grows, it continues to spread its influence-peddling. Over the last five years, it’s lobbied more government entities than any other tech company.
When patients are dying from terminal illness and there is no alternative but suffering in their final days, it is crucial they have freedom to face their passage from life in a manner of their own choosing.
Paying for school funding without gimmicks will cost another $2.1 billion. If officials decide to meet the Department of Education’s estimate of the latest court demand, another $940 million tax hike will be needed.
Onetime Tigers All-Star Tony Clark, the first former player ever to run MLBPA — the Major League Baseball Players’ Association union, which represents current players — refuses to go to bat for some MLB retirees.
This law simply mandated that local units of government require contractors and subcontractors working on public works construction projects to pay their workers the going wage for that craft where it’s performed.
In the opportunity gap between the poor and the affluent, and in the perennial struggle to adequately fund our schools, it is self-evident that the federal government has a school funding emergency of its own.
There are 51 Muslim majority countries that refuse to accept these people and absorb them. In reaction to the establishment of Israel, Arab states expelled 850,000 Jews that had resided in them for millennia.
The circuit court judge and Supreme Court nominee is a widely-respected legal scholar, and his record reveals a strong and consistent desire to defend and uphold the Constitution and to protect Americans’ rights.
Kansas City is the only major city in United States whose local elected political leadership does not control the police. After research, I learned that governors are not all-powerful, nor are mayors powerless.
Joshua Svaty was a part of Kansas government when it used to function well, but he has not been a part of the miasma of secrecy that has gripped the governor’s office and the Legislature these last eight years.