Senate Republicans released their overhaul of U.S. health care this week, prompting scathing denouncements from Democrats.
Kansas and Missouri are accurately classified as “red” states politically, dominated by Republican politicians at the federal, state and legislative levels.
However, the Kansas City region is a lot more purple than that, as some 2016 election results show. This fact always seemed to surprise many of the conservatives who used to call me at The Kansas City Star’s editorial page. Continue reading