SECTIONS Search E-edition Home Customer Service Customer Service Newsletters Obituaries News All News Local news Crime Politics The Buzz Nation & World 913 Cass County Lee's Summit Video Photos Sports All Sports Chiefs Royals Royals photos Sporting KC Olympics Kansas Missouri K-State High School Scores & Stats NASCAR Outdoors NBA Buy Tickets Blogs & Columns The Full 90 Campus Corner For Pete's Sake Sam Mellinger Vahe Gregorian Politics Politics Elections The Missouri Influencer Series Opinion All Opinion Editorials Influencers Opinion Letters to the Editor Colleen Nelson Derek Donovan Dave Helling Melinda Henneberger Steve Kraske Toriano Porter Steve Rose Guest commentary Syndicated columnists Submit a Letter Entertainment Entertainment … [Read more...] about A ‘blue wave’ in red Kansas? Democrats churn, Republicans resist as midterms near
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“While there were some initial pay reductions, adjusted for (consumer price index), during the final years of Democratic control of the (North Carolina General Assembly), it was due to the recession and was consistent with national averages and overall market reductions due to the economic contractions,” he wrote. … [Read more...] about NC Democrat blames Republicans for low teacher pay. Why his claim is misleading.
Wednesday's vote was largely symbolic - Democrats voted last week to authorize legal action as part of a broader rules package - but it was the first time that lawmakers were presented with a discrete measure dealing with what was a dominant issue in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. … [Read more...] about House Democrats vote to protect health care law, putting GOP on record
On the roster: Putin or the Democrats? For some today it’s not so easy - Time out: Almost Heaven… on a bun - Trump reportedly wanted Russia charges pre-summit - Roby rolls to victory despite past trump criticism - Smells like schnitzel … [Read more...] about Putin or the Democrats? For some today it’s not so easy
Hillary Clinton put serious work into veterans’ issues as New York’s junior senator, securing greater access to health care benefits for members of the National Guard and the Reserves. During the 2016 campaign, she released a comprehensive, 12-page policy paper for veterans. Trump’s was less than one page. At one point, Clinton had racked up 110 endorsements from former military leaders, 22 more than Trump. But her campaign failed to single out veterans as a constituency worth specifically pursuing. At campaign headquarters, there were only two staff members charged with reaching veterans and making the case that Clinton was a strong advocate for them. Clinton visited veterans and spoke eloquently on topics like post-traumatic stress disorder, but nobody made sure those events were publicized to military communities and veterans. People volunteering to do the grass-roots election work felt stymied by party leaders. When, for example, Terron Sims at the D.N.C.’s … [Read more...] about Democrats Are Ignoring One Key Voting Group: Veterans