political pundits http://kcur.org en Political Pundits: Sizing Up Missouri And Kansas Issues http://kcur.org/post/political-pundits-sizing-missouri-and-kansas-issues <p></p><p>An FBI investigation is looming over former aides to Gov. Sam Brownback. In Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon has seen his veto overridden by state legislators, and a new poll shows President Obama is gaining some ground with the public on the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, our political pundits dig into these meaty issues and more as we look at the controversies and compromises heating up Topeka, Jefferson City and Washington.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 55599 at http://kcur.org Political Pundits: Sizing Up Missouri And Kansas Issues A Look Inside The Political Process http://kcur.org/post/look-inside-political-process <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Political maneuvering is nothing new in Kansas City, and nowhere has that been more apparent lately than in the failed attempt to get a translational medicine tax established in Jackson County.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, our political pundits discuss where political money goes and the latest in Missouri, Kansas and federal lawmaking.&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</span></strong></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:32:09 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 47678 at http://kcur.org A Look Inside The Political Process Peeking Behind Washington's Political Curtains http://kcur.org/post/peeking-behind-washingtons-political-curtains <div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Would you have guessed that the funeral of “Meet the Press” host Tim </span>Russert<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> would be a crucial networking event?</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>On Monday's<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em> Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with <strong>Mark Leibovich</strong>, The New York Times Magazine’s chief national correspondent and author of <em>This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital</em>, &nbsp;about how the elbow rubbing game works inside the beltway and w Sun, 08 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43219 at http://kcur.org Peeking Behind Washington's Political Curtains The Political Pundits: 2012 Election Results http://kcur.org/post/political-pundits-2012-election-results <p>The votes are tallied; the results are in.</p><p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:19:03 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 27192 at http://kcur.org The Political Pundits: 2012 Election Results Election 2012 Debate From The KC Library http://kcur.org/post/election-2012-debate-kc-library <p>In the waning days of the 2012 political campaign, KCUR and the Kansas City Public Library will join forces to present a discussion of the most important election issues.</p><p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:54:50 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 26720 at http://kcur.org Election 2012 Debate From The KC Library Political Pundits: Taxes, and Health Care, and Elections, O My! http://kcur.org/post/political-pundits-taxes-and-health-care-and-elections-o-my <p>The thermometer keeps inching upwards, though its hard to tell if its measuring heat or the rhetoric coming out of Washington. The recent Supreme Court decisions have done little to quell the debates on either side, and with a looming election in five months, no one seems interested in backing down. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 15:03:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske & Greta Wendelin 20262 at http://kcur.org Political Pundits: Taxes, and Health Care, and Elections, O My! Political Pundits: Predictions About The Republican Presidential Pack http://kcur.org/post/political-pundits-predictions-about-republican-presidential-pack <p>The weather may be frosty, but the <b>search for a Republican presidential nominee</b> is anything but.&nbsp; We&#39;re only weeks away from the Iowa caucuses, yet<b> no one person</b> is leading the pack.<br /> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 00:05:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 8635 at http://kcur.org Political Pundits: Predictions About The Republican Presidential Pack