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1 hr ago | Tony's Kansas City

Big Kansas City News: Gop NJ Gov. Chris Christie Coming to Mission...

A Republican juggernaut is on the way to Kansas City suburb Mission Hills for a high priced private event in support of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Kansas City, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican

2 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Republicans spar, expose GOP rift

An election shouldn't come down to political mailers meant to disparage a certain candidate, state Rep. Blaine Finch, R-Ottawa, said Tuesday night during a candidate forum organized by the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: US News, Ottawa, KS, Family, Kids, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Franklin County, KS, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Governor Brownback Announces Appointments to Commissions and Boards

"I'd like to thank these men and women for sharing their time and talents to serve the people of our great state," said is always looking for qualified, interested Kansans to serve the state on commissions and boards in their areas of expertise.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kansas, Libraries, Psychology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Truthdig

Kansas Experiment Blows Up Laboratory of Democracy

When Louis Brandeis wrote in 1932 that a "single courageous state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country," he was suggesting that state innovations might advance reform on the federal level.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Tax

The Capital-Journal

Letter: State's tax policy isn't feasible

Gov. Sam Brownback's idea of taxing the poor and giving to the rich to get the Kansas economy rolling is really a bad one.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

The York Daily Record

Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered Wichita field.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Wichita, KS, US Governors

Media Matters for America

Conservative Media's Favorite Economist Caught Distorting Facts About Taxes And Job Creation

Heritage Foundation chief economist Stephen Moore was caught using incorrect statistics to mislead readers about the relationship between tax cuts and job creation in the United States.

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Washington Times

Technical education enrollment continues to grow

The Topeka native spent the year splitting her time between her school, Washburn Rural High, and Washburn Tech, where she spent three hours a day studying to work in health care.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Nursing, Medicine, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback

Real Clear Politics

Why Britain Should Follow the Kansas Model

To help find solutions to these challenges, I've been taking a look at a fascinating experiment in fiscal policy being played out in the state of Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

The Wichita Eagle

So they said

"It's law. It's going to happen." - Gov. Sam Brownback , saying he opposes the proposal of his Democratic challenger, House Minority Leader Paul Davis, to postpone additional scheduled state income tax cuts "Western Kansas sees it as not real Kansas."

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

The Garden City Telegram

Brownback clarifies position on energy

Hours after Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's renewable energy standards, his office issued a statement saying otherwise.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Wind Power, Kansas

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Chris Christie says Obama's refusal to visit Mexican border demonstrates his 'unwillingness to lead'

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie said tonight that President Obama's refusal to visit the Mexican border recently was evidence of his "unwillingness" to be a strong leader.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Rick Scott, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nikki Haley

Capital Soup

DNC Response to GOP Governors Panel in Aspen

"These governors are the poster children for how the GOP agenda has wrecked state economies and pushed states into fiscal crisis after fiscal crisis.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Brad Blog

The Good Fight Continues...

"It took one hour and 57 minutes for the execution to be completed, and Wood was gasping for more than an hour and a half of that time"..."Wood, 55, gasped more than 600 times before he died"... Record wildfires burn the Pacific Northwest; June 2014 was hottest globally on record; EPA blocks Pebble Mine; CA blocks water pollution; PLUS: To cut ... (more)

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Publishing, News Corporation, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Sam Brownback

Alabama Live

Flood of young immigrants could end up taxing state's education, ...

Gov. Robert Bentley on June 4, 2014, the day after he won the Republican primary for re-election as governor.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Scott Walker

Politico

Unions put teachers on streets - for votes

This story is part of an ongoing POLITICO series on how national policy issues are affecting the 2014 midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Scott Walker, Rick Snyder, New York, Standardized Testing, Education

WNYC-AM New York

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

Kansas's Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is locked in an unexpectedly tough re-election battle for doing exactly what he said he would do - cut taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Weird

National Public Radio

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

Paul Davis, third from left, the presumed Democratic nominee for Kansas governor, receives the endorsements of more than 100 current and former Republican politicians on July 15, 2014, in Topeka, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Topeka, KS, US Governors, Weird

The Garden City Telegram

Unfit plan: Putting Medicare in compact an unhealthy move for state.

The Republicans, understandably disturbed by the radical path of state government, addressed such problems as a budget mess spurred by flawed tax policies, cuts to public schools and lagging job growth.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

Margie Wakefield: Kansas CD-2; "One of the Best Campaigns in the Country"

People who attended Netroots Nation sat through a lot of panels regarding the role of women candidates in upcoming races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Senate, US Governors

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