Let’s get political: Saudi, senators and suspected DUI’s

Local:

The Kansas City Star released a report this week stating Sharice Davids’ failed business still owed investors almost $10,000. Because the company was an LLC, Davids said she has no personal liability to repay the money. Davids is running against four-term incumbent Kevin Yoder in Kansas’ third district.

 

The Missouri Republican Party sent 10,000 people mailers with false information about when absentee ballots are due. The president of the Missouri GOP said there was a miscommunication between the party and its vendor.

 

Kansas City Councilman Quinton Lucas was arrested early Friday morning on DUI suspicion. In a press release explaining the situation, Lucas said he had been out drinking in Lawrence when he decided he was not able to drive. While waiting it out in his car, he fell asleep and officers arrested him for suspicious activity.

 

National:

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, California Senator Kamala Harris and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have all made moves this week pushing them closer to their 2020 presidential campaigns. The three liberal, female senators have long been suspected to challenge Trump, but strategic moves this week from them make it almost official.

 

Saudi Arabian officials have announced that Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, is dead after arriving at the Istanbul consulate last week. They explained a fight broke out and Khashoggi was strangled.

 

Canada became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana. The legalization, which began Wednesday, is the biggest public policy shift Canada has faced in decades.

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