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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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Voter Guide: Kansas 3rd Congressional District

The struggle to unseat Democrat Sharice Davids for the Kansas’ 3rd Congressional district seat may be an uphill battle for Republicans. While political junkies may be familiar with Davids’ ties to the ...

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Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain dead

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Popular Republican candidate and business owner Herman Cain died Thursday after being hospitalized for Covid-19. Cain, 74, was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on July 1. His death was announced on his website and ...

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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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Supreme Court unanimously upholds ‘faithless elector’ laws

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The Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed the constitutionality of “faithless elector” laws that allow states to fine or remove Electoral College members who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to ...

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Sen. Tim Scott discusses how his faith shapes his views on race relations and police reform

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, one of three black members of the U.S. Senate, recently discussed faith and race relations with Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Crusades. The interview, recorded ...

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Democrat Valerie Plame, Republican Steve King lose primaries

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Two high-profile candidates, who were tainted by racism and anti-Semitism, lost their bids in Tuesday’s primaries to serve in the U.S. Congress. Valerie Plame and Steve King suffered resounding defeats. In New ...

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As Democrats push for mail-in ballots, postal carrier charged with election fraud

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Federal prosecutors announced on May 26 that a West Virginia postal carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after the party affiliations of several mail-in requests for absentee ballots were altered. The ...

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Covid-19 cases vary widely between red and blue states

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An analysis of red and blue states, and red and blue counties, indicates liberal areas were more affected by the Covid-19 virus than conservatives ones. The survey is an interesting insight into ...

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‘Better call Bob’ Hamilton running as a conservative for U.S. Senate, but tweets show something else

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“Better call Bob” is a familiar phrase to people living in the Kansas City metro. The line is from commercials promoting Bob Hamilton – a plumbing, heating and air-conditioning repair company. Now ...

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Biden gets primary wins but Sanders takes largest prize

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Senior Democrat, 77-year-old Joe Biden had good primary results in a half dozen southern states holding contests on Super Tuesday, but for the biggest prize he came up a loser. His win came ...

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Mitch McConnell on reshaping the courts and pro-life legislation: ‘Leave no vacancy behind’

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is speaking out about the courts after two major pro-life bills failed to break through filibusters on the Senate floor this week. Even though neither the ...

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Kobach opens huge lead over nearest rivals for U.S. Senate in Kansas

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A new poll shows Kris Kobach has opened a wide lead in the Kansas Republican primary for U.S. Senate. The November election will replace retiring Senator Pat Roberts. Kobach, who is the ...

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Former Gov. Eric Greitens cleared of all ethics violations

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After a 20-month investigation, the Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) on Thursday released an order exonerating former Governor Eric Greitens. They found “no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of Eric Greitens.” ...

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Poll shows Gov. Mike Parson with huge lead over Democrat Nicole Galloway

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Republican incumbent Mike Parson has opened a large lead over Democratic challenger Nicole Galloway in the race for Missouri governor. A new poll commissioned by the Uniting Missouri PAC, which supports Parson, shows ...

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Sanders narrowly wins New Hampshire while Trump breaks all records

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President Donald Trump smashed all historical records for an incumbent president in the New Hampshire Republican primary as Bernie Sanders narrowly wins the Democrat primary. Political analysts use the turnout for an ...

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Amid impeachment trial, President Trump’s approval rating soars

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President Donald Trump’s approval rating has hit a new high and the Republican Party’s image is the best it’s been since 2005, according to new Gallup polling released Tuesday morning. The poll, which ...

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Meteorologist Mike Thompson running for Kansas Senate

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The long-term forecast for 2020 includes a state senate race for a popular local meteorologist. Mike Thompson, who recently retired after a long career on KCTV-5 and WDAF-Fox 4, is running for ...

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Church affiliation proves to be reliable indicator of party affiliation

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One of the best ways to predict if someone is a Republican or a Democrat is to ask if they regularly attend church – and what church. Almost every predominantly white Protestant ...

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Kansas politicians weigh in on impeachment inquiry

The Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving pretty quickly. How is it affecting politics in Kansas, and how are Kansas politicians responding? Sen. Pat Roberts dismissed the impeachment inquiry as ...

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Kansas City’s James A. Reed and his rise to power

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The list of Kansas City Mayors is a colorful one, with the likes of Gage, Reed, Barnes, Cowherd, and Clever, but none were as colorful as James A Reed. A Pendergast man, ...

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Kansas Congressional candidate Weir pushes back against charge she was recruited for her looks

Disability rights advocate Sara Hart Weir recently announced that she is running against Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids in Kansas’s 3rd District congressional race. Elizabeth Arnold, a progressive political activist from Johnson County, ...

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Faith in Jesus unites former Northern Ireland enemies

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – There is peace in Belfast, officially. But a wall still separates Republican Catholics and Unionist Protestants. And a gate between the two still closes every night to keep ...

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Hall of Famer Rivera: I won’t turn my back on Israel, Trump

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Mariano Rivera is arguably the greatest closer of all time, a recent Hall of Fame inductee, and an all-around family man. Despite his Hall of Fame career, Rivera was the target of ...

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The strange greatness of Donald Trump

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With the Democrats still trying to throw a Hail-Mueller Pass with time out on the scoreboard and with the economy humming, it’s time to confront the central issue: “Has Donald Trump been an awful, OK, or ...

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