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Even with concerns Kansans will support Watkins for Congress

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In part two of our Voter Guide series Metro Voice again looks at Kansas elections and carptebaggers. In this article we investigate Steve Watkins running for the 2nd District Congressional seat and what ...

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How the Kansas City Star helped Sharice Davids in Kansas politics

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One of the beauties of being involved in politics in smaller media markets is that a wider variety of people can become involved on relatively small budgets. Other benefits are obvious. Candidates ...

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Why Steve West must not win the 15th District

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We’ve all seen the ballots where a candidate has none or weak opposition in a political race. Missouri as well as Clay County’s Republican leadership failed their Missouri voters in general and Republican ...

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McCaskill turns on former allies, faces crazy claims

Even Republicans are dismissing claims by a St. Louis Democratic State Representative that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is a white nationalist. But, elections are said to bring out the worst in people. ...

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Black support of president surges to 40 percent

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Some 40 percent of black likely voters approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing, according to the daily Rasmussen poll released on Oct. 29. The number marks a record high, the ...

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Pence returns to stump for Republicans

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Keeping up pressure on Democrats, Vice President Mike Pence returns to the area to help close the deal in the eyes of voters. Pence will be joined by Missouri Attorney General Josh ...

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Facebook censor ads featuring preemie babies

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The social media giant Facebook removed and rejected a pro-life group’s election advertisements featuring the stories of two preemie babies who survived births. The Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life advocacy ...

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Fueling safer roads in Missouri

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When the Missouri Department of Transportation conducted an extensive study of roads and bridges, including the Buck O’Neil bridge in Kansas City several years ago, the inspection revealed a laundry list of ...

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‘Blue wave’ disappears as GOP voters surge

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Early voting turnout data from six key battleground states suggest a surge for the Republican party as President Donald Trump ramps up campaign rally appearances across the country ahead of the Nov. ...

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Prison inmates run their election campaigns from behind bars

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Two lawmakers, currently in jail, are hoping to be elected while in prison. For one, it is likely he will begin his term in office from behind bars. Texas lawmaker Ron Reynolds, ...

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After tweet trouble Bette Midler tweets for McCaskill

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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has been forced to bring in the heavy hitters in American politics. The incumbent Senator on Sunday received support from a powerhouse of foreign and domestic policy, an ...

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Politifact retracts support of McCaskill statement on planes

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Politifact, the self-described arbiter of truth in news and political statements found itself in hot water Tuesday. The organization rated a Republican Senate Leadership Fund ad concerning Missouri Claire McCaskill’s use of ...

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New ad highlights leftist ‘mob’ that threatens democracy

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) released a powerful new web ad that highlights how the extreme rhetoric from the left has created “an unhinged mob.” The minute-long ad, which is titled, “The ...

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In undercover video McCaskill staff say showing the real Claire would ‘hurt her ability to get elected’

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Project Veritas, the organization that exposed Planned Parenthood in the baby body parts scandal, has released another bombshell video. This undercover effort took on Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and her staff ...

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Witches are ‘wiccan out’ over Kavanaugh

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We’re not sure if it’s as easy as wrinkling your nose (aka Bewitched from the 1960s) but a throng of real-life witches are doing their part for the Democrat Party and Nov. ...

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