Kansas City Quickie Politricks: Adverts, Endorsements & Ballots

Another quick blast of content that's politically charged, often sponsored and always evokes claims of bias one way or another . . .

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Compromise Imagined

Has stark polarization between Missouri Republicans and Democrats led to detente? * Missouri Independent

St. Louis County Executive H.C. Milford, a Republican and kindly insurance broker who rose to power when his predecessor Gene McNary received a federal appointment, was seeking election to a full term against a hard-charging three-term county prosecutor named George "Buzz" Westfall.

Rock Chalk Slap Fight Review

Six of the most notable, egregious and ridiculous Kansas campaign ads for the midterm election - Kansas Reflector

We can nearly see the finish line, folks. On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls in Kansas and across the nation to cast ballots in midterm elections. While we twiddle our thumbs (or cast advance ballots), let's take a look at some of this season's most notable, egregious or ridiculous campaign spots.

Show-Me Life Fight Tonite

A Missouri hospital is the first under federal investigation for denying an emergency abortion

A Joplin hospital is apparently the first in the nation to be investigated for possibly violating federal law by telling a woman experiencing an emergency that she needed to terminate her pregnancy to protect her health, but that the abortion could not take place in Missouri.

Political Backup For Po-Po

Op-Ed: Defunding the Police will make Missouri less safe

As Missouri's Attorney General, I have worked to get violent criminals off our streets and justice for victims. In my first weeks as your Attorney General, I launched the Safer Streets Initiative. A team of dedicated prosecutors in my Office have secured hundreds of convictions across Missouri, taking on violent crime in our communities.

Sunflower State Democracy Suffers Moment Of Doubt

Here's how efforts to cast doubt on Kansas ballots emerged

For a segment of Kansans and Americans across the country, election night 2020 aroused suspicions that elections could be fraudulent. As they watched on national TV, President Donald Trump saw his early leads evaporating and Democrat Joe Biden pulling ahead. It was a development that was months in the making.

Show-Me Weed Talk

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones announces opposition to Missouri marijuana amendment

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones criticized Amendment 3, which would legalize marijuana in Missouri (photo courtesy of the St. Louis Mayor's Office) In a move highlighting a growing divide among Black leaders and organizations in Missouri over a push to legalize marijuana, St.

Cowtown Polls Positioned

November 8, 2022 Election Guide

In our print edition, we made a mistake by accidentally repeating the verbiage of Kansas City Question 2 with Kansas City Question 3. We have amended that error in our online election guide and apologize for any confusion. Kansas Citians will have a chance to exercise their civic rights on Tuesday, November 8, for the general election.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.