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22 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Jenkins takes icy plunge for ALS; voted in 2011 to cut aid

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins participated in the national firestorm of interest in ALS by dousing herself with a breath-taking bucket of ice water and donating to advance research on the disease.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, Paul Ryan, William Jenkins, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Tags Bill Clinton

Former President George W. Bush has joined the ranks of politicians, celebrities and everyday Americans who are getting soaked in the name of charity.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Laura Bush, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KHGI

Lawmakers to meet with Kansas oil producers

The Kansas congressional delegation will be taking the stage at the annual convention of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Kevin Yoder

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Wakefield challenges Jenkins to local debate

After receiving a challenge by U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kansas, to engage in a series of three debates before the November election, Wakefield, a Democrat hoping to unseat Jenkins, said she's happy to accept.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Oregonian

Rand Paul vs. Rand Paul, Harry Reid's 'do-nothing Congress,' tuition on a dime: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

A Republican U.S. representative says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is the main culprit behind the "do-nothing Congress" taking up space in Washington D.C. Is she right? PolitiFact Oregon Roundup checked.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Harry Reid, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Analysis: Roberts favored in Kansas Senate race

Democrat Chad Taylor must hold his party's smaller base and build on it with GOP moderates and unaffiliated voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Jenkins' federal tax credit bill inspires equity debate

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins experienced the rare privilege of being recognized nationally as the chief sponsor of legislation approved by the House overhauling the popular federal child tax credit.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Kevin Yoder

Lucianne.com

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The burgeoning rivalry between Texas' Republican titans took center stage Friday as both assailed Washington but also managed a few subtle swipes at each other.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sunherald.com

Jenkins issues debate challenge in Kansas 2nd

Democrat Margie Wakefield's campaign said immediately Wednesday that there should be more than three.

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

PolitiFact

Lynn Jenkins: In the 'do-nothing Senate,' there are 352 House bills...

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., blamed a "do-nothing Senate" for blocking House-passed bills.

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

SanLuisObispo.com

Jenkins issues debate challenge in Kansas 2nd

Democrat Margie Wakefield's campaign said immediately Wednesday that there should be more than three.

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

Sunherald.com

Jenkins issues debate challenge in Kansas 2nd

Democrat Margie Wakefield's campaign said immediately Wednesday that there should be more than three.

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The American Prospect

The Dumbest Affectation in Congress

If you're sleeping in your office to show you haven't "gone Washington," all you've shown is that you're a phony and a fool.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kristi Noem

PolitiFact

Lynn Jenkins: In the 'do-nothing Senate,' there are 352 House bills...

Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., blamed a "do-nothing Senate" for blocking House-passed bills.

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

Daily Kos

In Kansas Primaries Yesterday, The Kochs Lost. Badly.

The Kansas primaries yesterday taught us a great many things, but one thing that we learned directly is that large money spending in races by Koch backed Americans for Prosperity and Kris Kobach backed Prairie Fire PACs backfired.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Kansas

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Miami Herald

Prep material for 2nd Congress, Republican primary

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins has easily defeated a tea party challenger in the Republican primary in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Pittsburg State University

The Capital-Journal

Kansas congressional races to clear primary hurdle

The inflammatory U.S. Senate primary in Kansas draws to a close Tuesday with voters deciding to place faith with three-term incumbent Pat Roberts or tea party insurgent Milton Wolf.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Kevin Yoder

Sunherald.com

2 Kansas congressmen face tough GOP primary races

The state's hottest congressional race was in the aircraft manufacturing hub in south-central Kansas' 4th District, where Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo of Wichita was attempting to fend off a challenge from popular former Congressman Todd Tiahrt.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Representative Kevin Yoder, Jerry Moran

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Daily Kos

Kansas Republicans Go Rabid Prior to Primary

Over the past few months, I've taken time to write about the issues facing Kansas and many of our state and federal races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Wyandotte County, KS

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Jenkins faces tea party challenger in Kansas 2nd

Joshua Joel Tucker, of Pittsburg, also said Friday that the House's GOP leaders aren't doing enough to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pittsburg, KS, Barack Obama, Wichita, KS

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