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“Onslaught of misinformation” defeated Value Them Both amendment, say supporters

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The constitutional amendment in Kansas was defeated in Tuesday’s election. Amendment 2, named “Value Them Both,” aimed to overturn a controversial Kansas Supreme Court decision in 2019 that declared access to abortion ...

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Letter to the Editor: Preston Smith for Jackson County Executive

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Dear Editor, If you’ve seen Preston Smith’s campaign signs and wonder who he is, he’s a true fiscal conservative running for Jackson County Executive. Preston is extremely knowledgeable about how property taxes ...

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How does the church value them both?

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I have always admired much about the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A couple of years ago while in Atlanta for a conference, Liz and I carved ...

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Vicky Hartzler holds lead in Republican Senate primary race

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler holds a narrow lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. With the primary election less than a month away, she remains ahead ...

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Kansas medical professionals support Aug. 2 passage of Value Them Both Amendment

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Kansas medical and mental health professionals announced Friday their support for the pro-life Value Them Both constitutional amendment. The measure would overturn a controversial Kansas Supreme Court decision in 2019 that declared ...

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Republicans hold strong lead in voter turnout during primary elections

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If Tuesday’s primary elections were any indication, Republicans will have a large advantage in voter turnout this year. In Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho and Oregon, Republicans made up 55 percent of ...

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond endorses Vicky Hartzler for Senate

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary. “Missourians deserve a senator who knows how to get things done,” he said. “Vicky has shown during her ...

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Rep. Jason Smith will seek reelection instead of joining crowded Senate race

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Smith is a common name but it won’t be on the ballot for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. Rep. Jason Smith is telling colleagues he wants to be ...

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Former news anchor Mark Alford raises more than $200,000 in congressional bid

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Mark Alford, the former Fox 4 News anchor running for Congress in Missouri’s 4th District, has raised more than $200,000 in less than three months. Alford, who left the station late last ...

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Missouri Senate president pro tem enters already crowded field for Republican Senate nomination

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The Republican primary field for U.S. Senate in 2022 continues to become more crowded. Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced this week that he is entering the race. It will be a ...

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Former news anchor Mark Alford: “God’s calling me” to run for Congress

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A familiar face is running for Congress from Missouri’s Fourth District. Mark Alford, a longtime anchor on Fox 4 News in Kansas City, announced on Wednesday that he will run for the ...

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Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri flip-flops on abortion

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The list of pro-life Democrat politicians continues to shrink. Lucas Kunce, who has announced his candidacy to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate, now calls himself pro-choice. Kunce unsuccessfully challenged Republican ...

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DeSantis tops polling for 2024 presidential nomination

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came out on top of an early straw poll for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. Last weekend, the Western Conservative Summit took place at the Centennial Institute, a public ...

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Kansas City Council considers controversial plan to slash police funding

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Despite soaring murder rates, the City Council in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday announced a proposal that would significantly reduce funding for the city’s police to the minimum allowed by state law ...

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler praying and looking ‘very seriously’ at run for U.S. Senate

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Count Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler among the possible candidates to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate in 2022. If elected, she would be only the third female elected to the Senate ...

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Kansas Senate approves ‘Value Them Both’ pro-life ballot measure

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Kansas voters will have a chance to add a pro-life amendment to the state Constitution. The Value Them Both Amendment passed by a vote of 28-11 – a two-thirds majority – on ...

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Black Lives Matter activist defeats longtime St. Louis Democrat Congressman in primary

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Missouri is likely to soon have its own member of the liberal “Squad” in Congress. Cori Bush, a Black Lives Matter activist, defeated longtime incumbent Rep. William Lacy Clay in Tuesday’s primary ...

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Kansas primary results prove to be a shocker

Tuesday’s Kansas primary election results have provided some surprises with one Republican Congressman being sent home. First term Congressman Steve Watkins lost the Republican primary in the 2nd District to Kansas State ...

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Republicans battle it out in primary for Missouri Governor and two state house seats

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is favored to win the Republican primary Aug. 4. Missouri State Auditor, Nicole Galloway is the presumptive winner in the Democrat primary. Both the Democrat and Republican primary ...

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Missouri leaders outline true cost of proposed Medicaid expansion

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Missourians will vote August 4 on expanding Medicaid in the state. Although the political ads make it sound appealing, it would come at a high cost to taxpayers, state leaders said. Medicaid, ...

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Kansans for Life warns about mailer falsely claiming Roger Marshall performed an abortion

The Kansans for Life Political Action Committee is warning voters about a mailer falsely claiming that Senate candidate Dr. Roger Marshall once performed an abortion. The mailer was sent by a Super ...

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VOTER GUIDE: Kansas US Senate race

The Kansas U.S. Senate race is one of the most important races for people of faith this election cycle. For Republicans, it may be one of the most difficult to win. The ...

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Trump-backed candidates sweep House, Senate primaries

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Candidates who tied themselves closely to President Trump swept Republican primaries across the nation on Tuesday as voter enthusiasm among Republicans reaches historic levels. Two of the races have huge implications for ...

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McDowell wants to be first female Missouri Governor

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson now has more competition from his own party in his bid for a second term. Saundra McDowell, who ran for state auditor in 2018, has filed for the ...

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Democrats change rules, eliminate Tulsi Gabbard from debate

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The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has again changed the qualifying criteria for primary debates, eliminating the last woman in the race. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) will now be barred from appearing next to the ...

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