Radio ads running in Kansas City, Missouri, urge black voters to support Republican Josh Hawley, saying ‘white Democrats’ like Sen. Claire McCaskill ‘doesn’t want our babies’ and ‘will be lynching black folk again.’
Former Kansas Gov. Mike Hayden announced he is endorsing Democrat Laura Kelly in Kansas’ gubernatorial race. Every living Kansas ex-governor — except Sam Brownback — has now endorsed Kelly over Kris Kobach.
Will young voters ages 18 to 24 turn out in big enough numbers to make a difference in state and national races at the November 6 midterm elections? Or are they content with Instagram-ready rallies and Twitter.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campaign is demanding Attorney General Josh Hawley open a fraud investigation into hidden-camera videos released this week by a nonprofit run by conservative activist James O’Keefe.
Kansas Republican Steve Watkins and his father gave a combined $1.2 million of their own money to fund the younger Watkins’ bid for an open congressional seat. Most of it was spent against other Republicans.
Spending by outside groups helped elevated Sharice Davids in a six-way Democratic primary, but now Rep. Kevin Yoder’s challenger says she wants to end the influence of special interest money in politics. Would Davids be leading Yoder without the thousands spent on her behalf in the toss-up race?
Kansas Republicans are open about their concerns about Steve Watkins, but with the U.S. House on the line they’re still working hard to elect him. GOP officials hope President Donald Trump’s Saturday visit will remove lingering doubts among Republican voters.
Three women are accusing Democratic candidate for the Kansas House Chris Haulmark of emotional abuse. Haulmark, who is seeking to be the first deaf person elected as a state legislator, is running in Olathe.
Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids out-raised incumbent GOP congressman Kevin Yoder by more than $1.6 million over the past three months, a sign of Democratic enthusiasm in a key race that could determine control of the U.S. House.
A nonpartisan coalition reports it has registered more than 87,000 black voters. The drive comes as U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, faces a challenge from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican.
In 1992, Missouri voters overwhelmingly approved term limits for state legislators. Now, leaders say term limits have been detrimental for various reasons, including giving lobbyists and consultants more sway.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.