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2020 Presidential candidates

2020 Presidential candidates

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 4, 2019

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, more and more politicians are joining in on the race. On the Republican side so far, only Donald Trump has announced his bid for reelection. But the number of Democrats who have declared they are running is steadily increasing. This includes Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), ...

How well do you know the Trump administration?

How well do you know the Trump administration?

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

March 8, 2018

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Executive actions

Executive actions

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

February 16, 2017

                Jan. 20, 2017 During Trump’s first day as president, he signed an executive order to minimize “the economic burden of the patient protection and affordable care act pending repeal,” according to CNN.  The purpose of the order was to try to star...

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Holden Foreman, web editor

November 30, 2016

Zachary Taylor, Herbert Hoover, William Taft, Ulysses Grant and Dwight Eisenhower did it. Donald Trump is trying to do it right now. But, does Kanye West, 39-year-old recording artist and entrepreneur, have what it takes to run for and become President of the United States with no previous political...

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

November 10, 2016

With all the debate over this year’s major candidates, TKC wants to make the election a little bit sweeter with this recipe for Republican and Democratic cookies from Taste of Home.   Ingredients   Dough: 1 cup of softened butter 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar 1 egg ...

A tribute to President Obama

A tribute to President Obama

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

November 8, 2016

15 things you probably didn't know about Barack Obama His high school nickname was O’Bomber because of his basketball skills. His father died in a car crash in 1982 and his mother died of ovarian cancer in 1995. While on the campaign trail, he refuses to watch CNN like his competitors and ...

What would you do if you were president?

What would you do if you were president?

Abby Geisz and Katie Judd

November 7, 2016

Flying across the nation just to get Pi pizza, meeting any celebrity you can dream of and having a private chef to make any dish imaginable. These are just a few of the perks the president of the United States receives. So what would you do if you were president? TKC went around the school asking just...

Call Ed: Endorsing a future with promise

Call Ed: Endorsing a future with promise

TKC Staff

November 7, 2016

“Well, at least she’s not Trump.” Those were the first sentences spoken in each of our editorial discussions on this topic, as if he was some sort of boogeyman whose very name alone should elicit discomfort. What would normally be a ridiculous reason to choose a presidential candidate — the simpl...

It’s time to stump the Trump

It’s time to stump the Trump

Alexa Kannenberg, web managing editor

March 10, 2016

Dear anyone planning to vote for Donald Trump in the Missouri open primary on March 15, Let me start off by saying that I tend to lean right on most economic issues and some social issues, but by no means would I refer to myself as a "right-wingin', bitter-clingin', proud clinger of our guns, our God, and ...

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