Republicans http://kmuw.org en Could The 2016 Republican National Convention Be Held In KC? http://kmuw.org/post/could-2016-republican-national-convention-be-held-kc <p>Kansas City is competing to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention.</p><p>The Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association says it's received its bid package from the Republican National Committee.</p><p>Officials from both Kansas and Missouri are still working out what the GOP will want from the host city as far as the number of hotel rooms and transportation requirements.</p><p>Several other cities, including Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Cleveland and Detroit also have expressed interest in hosting the 2016 event.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:10:57 +0000 Associated Press 26949 at http://kmuw.org Result Of Republican Senate Primaries Could Hinge On Voter Turnout http://kmuw.org/post/result-republican-senate-primaries-could-hinge-voter-turnout <p>A handful of incumbent Republican state senators are facing primary challenges in Kansas, and the leadership of the Senate hangs in the balance.</p><p>The goal of some Republicans in Kansas is to defeat the current moderate leadership in the Senate.</p><p>Turnout in primaries is often low.</p><p>Washburn University Political Science Professor Mark Peterson says whichever candidates can turnout their supporters will probably come out on top.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:10:10 +0000 Stephen Koranda 2488 at http://kmuw.org Result Of Republican Senate Primaries Could Hinge On Voter Turnout