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Kansas race tests which matters more: Economy or abortion?

Sep. 28, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republicans redrew Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids ' suburban Kansas City, Kansas-area district this year to make a third term harder for her to win, adding rural areas where former President Donald Trump did well and removing urban areas that Davids had carried handily. ...

Today in History: September 12, Steve Biko dies in custody

Sep. 12, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2022. There are 110 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 12, 1977, South African Black student leader and anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko (BEE’-koh), 30, died...

GOP nominee for Kansas governor tries to flip abortion issue

Sep. 10, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Kansas governor tried Saturday to make the Democratic incumbent's support for abortion rights a political liability, even with a strong statewide vote last month in favor of preserving access to abortion. GOP nominee Derek...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Aug. 30, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. August 29, 2022. Editorial: Mike Parson is talking to Sam Brownback’s ‘tax experiment’ architect. Beware, Missouri Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has called a special session of the state legislature, asking it to consider permanent income tax cuts...

Gov. Parson calls for special session to pass income tax cut

Aug. 22, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday called on lawmakers to return to work Sept. 6 for a special legislative session to cut income taxes. The Republican told reporters gathered in his Capitol office that he wants lawmakers to cut the top income tax rate...