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3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Kansas revenue chief expects boost in projections

New projections Kansas officials were drafting Thursday are likely to show the state on pace for higher tax revenues than initially thought through June 2015, Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan said.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Is Kathleen Sebelius running for Senate?

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Kathleen Sebelius, who last week announced her plan to resign after five years as US health secretary, is "considering" a run for the US Senate in her home state of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Kansas Hungry For $40 Million Tax Slice Of Pizza Hut Franchisee's Profits

When O. Gene Bicknell sold his interest in NPC International , Inc to Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity in 2006, the price was not disclosed.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Life, Food, Pizza, Pittsburg, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Max

Rep. Blackburn on Idea of Sebelius as Senator: Hah

There's no way Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius can win a Senate seat, Rep. Marsha Blackburn says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas

The Hill

Roberts ad hits rival over X-ray jokes

Sen. Pat Roberts launched an attack ad against his Tea Party-backed primary challenger Milton Wolf on Wednesday, adding another twist to the contentious race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Radiology, Medicine, Kansas

Washington Post

In the Loop: Revolving branches, from Cabinet to the Senate

President Obama speaks to media at the start of a Cabinet meeting on March 4, 2013, as Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sit beside him.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, W., George Bush

Outside the Beltway

Kathleen Sebelius For Senate?

In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of "gross incompetence" over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Conservative Political News

Free Republic

Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of 'gross incompetence' over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Forget Sebelius, Obamacare Is the Problem

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AEI

K Street loses a loyal ally in Kathleen Sebelius

To begin on a positive note about the outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services: Kathleen Sebelius was perfectly cordial the one time I met her.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Kansas, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Opinion

Washington Examiner

With or without Kathleen Sebelius, Obamacare has always been the problem

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Colorado Political News

History Lesson: How Mike Coffman Does "Accountability"

Last week, it was announced that former Kansas Gov. and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will resign , to be replaced by Sylvia Mathews Burwell , Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.

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InformationWeek

Re: Could you have done better than Kathleen Sebelius?

Good point, and that's one of the things I wonder about. Another thing that occurs to me is that a couple of the things Mrs. Sibelius would have been expected to bring to the table given her experience as Governor of Kansas were the abilities to negotiate with the opposition, and to explain policy initiatives in terms that opposition voters can ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas, US News

Wall Street Journal

The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on Ukraine Unrest, Bruised Markets, Tax Deadline, Kansas Shooting and More

A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

American Thinker

The Dark Side of the Sebelius Legacy

In the wake of Kathleen Sebelius's ouster from her job as secretary of Health and Human Services, there has emerged a debate about what the Los Angeles Times calls "Obamacare and the Sebelius legacy."

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Related Topix: Darkside, Pop/Rock, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas

Free Republic

Sebelius: Pressure after rollout was 'awful' [I was flat-out wrong......]

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said she was "flat-out wrong" to believe that HealthCare.gov was ready to go on Oct. 1, 2013.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KMBC-TV

Sebelius had 'toughest job in Washington'

Shortly after Kathleen Sebelius was tapped to carry out President Barack Obama's signature health care reform effort, the head of Health and Human Services found herself in the crosshairs of Republicans determined to repeal the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Kathleen Sebelius, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Kansas, George Bush, W.

The Miami Herald

Give Kathleen Sebelius credit: She survived the furnace

So this is it for Kathleen Sebelius. The former Kansas governor apparently will officially announce her resignation as U.S. health and human services secretary on Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Health Insurance

Media Matters for America

Stephen Colbert Explains Bill O'Reilly's "Unified Theory Of Why Everything Is Going To Hell"

Right-wing media responded to news that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning by lobbing personal attacks against the secretary and demonizing health care reform.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas

Business Journal

Haysville s Showroom Auto Motive reopens

Showroom Auto Motive, an auto body shop in Haysville, is back open after being shut down by the state earlier this week for unpaid taxes.

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