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23 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Letter: Lynn Jenkins should retire

There's a new political ad out for Rep. Lynn Jenkins in the state's 2nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Kansas, Opinion

Yesterday | 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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Illinois, Illinois Government, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Johnson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Barack Obama, Democrat, Sander Levin

The Capital-Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Tiahrt, Sam Brownback, Representative Mike Pompeo, Kansas, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Switched

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Sander Levin, Kevin Brady

MotherJones

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax, Family, Kids

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Kevin Yoder, Cloud County, KS, Hutchinson, KS

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, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Senate, US Governors

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, John Boehner, Fort Worth, TX, US Senate, John Cornyn

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Mo Brooks, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

ThinkProgress

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Kay Granger, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Max

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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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Tax

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, US House of Representatives, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Governors

FreedomWorks

Happening on the Hill: 21 July, 2014

Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Brett Guthrie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Diane Black, Representative Matt Salmon, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Ryun, Representative Mike Pompeo, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Dennis Moore, Democrat, Sam Brownback, US Senate

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.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Representative Kevin Yoder, Jerry Moran

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Kansas

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