Kevin Yoder was supposed to broker a compromise on a border wall. Instead, he’s watching from the sidelines as President Donald Trump’s standoff with Democratic leaders threatens to shut down the federal government.
The Senate easily passed a farm policy bill that makes few changes to the federal food assistance program. It now heads to the House, where some Republicans are still bristling over concessions in the final bill.
Despite a promise by House Republicans to use the farm bill to crack down on state-level abuse of the federal food aid program, California and other states Republicans consistently accuse of abusing the system are coming out basically unscathed.
Republican Josh Hawley wants to investigate whether tech giants still deserve a liability protection they’ve enjoyed for decades, but policy experts say his efforts to hold Google and Twitter accountable could do more to harm small startups.
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is annoyed with his fellow Republicans, several of whom walked out of a classified briefing on Tuesday and unloaded on the Trump administration for willfully ignoring evidence linking Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Argentina has left little doubt about its interest in strengthening a relationship with China despite White House warnings of its “predatory economic activity.” That interest was on display at the G20 summit.
An increasingly fierce debate about how best to stop wildfires in California could wind up endangering the farm bill, which is crucial to fund crop insurance programs for farmers in Kansas and Missouri.
Fresh off his electoral defeat, Rep. Kevin Yoder could end up getting credit as the guy who helped President Donald Trump build his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico. The coming weeks will be key for the Kansas Republican’s legacy.
Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and William Lacy Clay tore into Claire McCaskill and Democratic Party officials for failing to engage African American voters. Turnout in Kansas City and St. Louis surpassed recent mid-terms.
Voters’ anger with President Trump helped Sharice Davids beat Republican Kevin Yoder in Kansas’ 3rd District, but Davids isn’t in a rush to join her fellow Democrats in pursuing investigations into the president.
After 36 years in office — as a legislator, county prosecutor, state auditor and two-term U.S. senator — Claire McCaskill may have stepped off the electoral stage for the final time after losing her re-election bid.
On a special edition of Majority Minority, we host a debate between two top Washington insiders on a proposal that could help reshape parts of our immigration system. Immigration strategists Leon Fresco and Jessica Vaughn argue it out.