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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.
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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
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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.
Kansas Farm Bureau releases endorsements
Kansas farmers and ranchers who understand how elections help determine the success of agriculture and rural communities have offered endorsements of like-minded candidates for national and state office, the Kansas Farm Bureau said Friday in a news release.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Childers, Cochran in Dead Heat Among GOP Voters in Chism Poll
Amid all the post-Senate election hubub over the weekend, Chism Strategies released a poll that shows Democrat Travis Childers and Republican Thad Cochran in a dead heat for a Senate seat that before the primary was considered a lock for the GOP.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Child tax credit expansion has good intentions, but still far off from big issues
US Rep. Lynn Jenkins, right, signs the paperwork allowing her to run for re-election in the 2nd Congressional District of eastern Kansas, with her daughter Hayley on her left.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Young in Kansas have a lot to be concerned about
Last week the Kansas Young Democrats held their state convention. In other news, the Young Republicans received new member discounts from the AARP.
GOP vs. Koskinen: Oversight edition - Today's Finance hearing on...
GOP VS. KOSKINEN: OVERSIGHT EDITION. Our Rachael Bade has the story: "Top House inquisitor Darrell Issa accused the IRS commissioner on Monday of deceiving Congress about the disappearance of former IRS official Lois Lerner's emails, as the battle between House Republicans and the White House reached a fever pitch.
Disbelief, Devolution, and Death Benefits
House GOP members believe that the hard drive was intentionally destroyed. They accused the Commissioner of lying and hiding the "spoliation of evidence," and also tested his knowledge of criminal statute, statistics, and vocabulary.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Child Tax Credit Would Get $115B Boost in GOP Plan
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are proposing a $115 billion expansion of the child income tax credit.