As if the pandemic didn't complicate Laura Kelly's first term as governor enough.
Now, she must navigate a Republican-dominated Legislature that hung onto its supermajority in a fiercely waged campaign against Democrats across the state.
The governor will have to work with a more conservative-leaning Legislature, whose leaders she has criticized for putting lives at risk and playing politics during the pandemic.
It's not been an easy relationship leading up to the election as the governor struggled with Republican lawmakers who wanted to limit her emergency powers during the pandemic.
It's a rift that . . .