Letter: Lynn Jenkins should retire
There's a new political ad out for Rep. Lynn Jenkins in the state's 2nd Congressional District.
The Mississippi Press
House to vote on slimmed-down border immigration bill
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington last Wednesday following a Republican strategy session.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Corbet, Mah amass war chests for House showdown
Former Rep. Ann Mah's challenge of current Rep. Ken Corbet is shaping up to likely be the area's most expensive House race, with both campaigns banking in excess of $20,000 to spend on the November election.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
House Votes to Expand Child Tax Credit
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to increase the child tax credit, including expanded benefits for upper-middle-class parents.
Poll: Roberts' wide lead narrows, Brownback still trailing
Kansas political campaigns punctuated Friday the work of firms conducting public opinion surveys designed to expose attitudes leading to the August primary election and set the stage for likely contests in November.
House Votes To Boost Well-Off Kids, Cut Out Poor Kids
The House of Representatives voted Friday to change a tax credit in a way that would add $115 billion to the deficit and hurt poorer parents while aiding the well-to-do.
GOP Bill Creates Tax Break for Americans Making Six Figures, Ignores...
On Friday, the House will vote on a Republican bill that ignores an expiring tax credit for millions of low-income families, while handing one to better-off Americans.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Garden City Telegram
LaPolice criticizes Huelskamp's highway bill vote
Alan LaPolice, the Cloud County Republican challenging U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the 1st Congressional District GOP primary, questioned Huelskamp's recent vote against a highway funding bill.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Granger calls for a compassionate but tough solutionsa to border crisis
Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.
National Public Radio
To Cope With Immigration Influx, Competing Plans Emerge From Congress
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, with incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., talks with reporters on Wednesday about House Republican plans to deal with the border crisis.
Likely Georgia Congressman Thinks Women Should Get Husbands'...
Republicans in Georgia's 10th Congressional District voted in Tuesday's runoff election to nominate Baptist pastor and right-wing radio show host Jody B. Hice.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bob Dole Attacks Obama Policies in Ad for Rep. Lynn Jenkins
Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, who turned 91 on Tuesday, has lost none of his political zest for "big challenges," attacking Obamacare and the scandal-plagued Internal Revenue Service and Veterans Administration in a new campaign ad for a Kansas lawmaker.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Pro-life endorsements issued to incumbents, local challenger
A pro-life advocacy group has released its list of endorsements in several local races ahead of the Aug. 5 primary election.
Happening on the Hill: 21 July, 2014
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Jenkins holds big fundraising lead in Kansas 2nd
Finance reports filed last week by their campaigns show Jenkins ended June with nearly $2 million in cash on hand for her campaign.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Kansas: Where the GOP civil war began long before the tea party
Former senator Bob Dole , right, is greeted by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback , left, before talking to a crowd gathered at Johnson County Republican Headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., on April 21, 2014.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
New USDA regulations spark concern ; USDA: Some argue regulations too ...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Increasingly stringent federal regulations for school lunches and snacks are a key concern for Kansas schools, Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 superintendent Brenda Dietrich said Monday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Bob Beatty: Fasten your seat belts, Kansas voters
Almost nine months ago in this space, I wrote about poll numbers in the Kansas gubernatorial race that were not overly favorable to incumbent Republican Sam Brownback's re-election chances.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
House candidates spar as deadline looms
With the coming deadline next week for Kansas 2nd congressional district candidates to report fundraising amounts, opponents' campaigns took the opportunity to swipe at each other.