The Kansas City Star
BuzzChatter Thursday: Clinton notes that he never exactly DENIED smoking dope
"This project has brought together the governor's office, lawmakers, labor and the business community - working together for a valuable and meaningful goal.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Catholic schools to rally outside abortion clinics across the U.S. this Friday
Wichita, KS- What started out as the dream of a small Catholic High School class in Beloit, Kansas, has turned into a national pro-life event aimed at activating youth to stand against abortion.
Center for American Progress
Not at All Conservative
For more than a month, the House Republican Conference has largely been able to paper over the deep and fractious divide it faces over sequestration and the caps that will govern appropriated spending during the current fiscal year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
National Public Radio
Lawmakers In Name Only? Congress Reaches Productivity Lows
Speaker John Boehner told reporters Tuesday that if a productivity problem existed in Congress, it was in the Senate, not his House.
Five Republicans Who Didn't Let a Fatal Accident Spoil a Good Hashtag
On Sunday, December 1st, a terrifying train wreck in the Bronx killed four passengers and injured dozens of others.
GOP's Rep. Tim Huelskamp urges Congress to target enhanced Medicaid funding
Rep. Tim Huelskamp said Tuesday that he doesn't expect the GOP to try to push for another government shutdown to gut funding for Obamacare in the next round of spending battles.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Rep. Tim Huelskamp: Shop at a small business
In his Thanksgiving proclamation, President George Washington began: "Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor."
Christian Science Monitor
Republicans bash Obamacare but can't repeal it. What do they want?
Congressional Republicans are planning for a lot more of this - House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa of California holding a hearing about the HealthCare.gov website in Washington earlier this month.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking
Little Common Ground at Restart Hearing
The subject at Thursday's House hearing was truck driver hours-of-service regulations, but the target was federal regulation of business.
Pompeo: Federal wind tax credit losing steam
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo affirmed Wednesday growing support for withdrawal of federal tax credits responsible for driving investment in Kansas wind farms but that distort the energy marketplace.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Huelskamp hits Medicaid expansion
Should another continuing resolution be needed in January, Rep. Tim Huelskamp said some conservative lawmakers want to include a provision to eliminate the Medicaid expansion funding that was added in the Affordable Care Act.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
U.S. Republicans voice little appetite for new shutdown fight
U.S. Republican conservatives who took a hard line in the fight over October's government shutdown are voicing little appetite for another standoff over an approaching Jan. 15 funding deadline for federal agencies.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Daily Beast Attacks 'Apocalyptic' Tea Party 'Zealots'
The Daily Beast on Monday produced a shrill attack on the Tea Party titled " How the Tea Party's Apocalyptic Politics Are Destroying the Republican Party ."
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Conservatives react to Obama's healthcare 'fix'
Conservatives in Congress predictably reacted with skepticism to President Barack Obama's latest executive tweak to his problem-plagued healthcare law.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas
371 Kansans picked exchange plans in first month
Only 371 Kansas residents selected a private health insurance plan through a federally run online marketplace during its first, glitch-plagued month in operation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
12 Ways a Slave, a GOP production
Sarah Palin had good news and bad news for the attendees at Saturday's gathering of the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Iowa.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
So they said
"I got to check something off my bucket list today. I added twine to the World's Largest Ball of twine in Cawker City, KS!" - Gov. Sam Brownback , on Facebook on Monday "Everything is in limbo, or until the 1,000-pound gorilla keeps thumping its chest or goes away."
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Congress: Anti-discrimination bill unlikely to reach House floor
Politico : "The Senate made history Thursday, voting 64-32 to pass landmark legislation extending workplace protections to the LGBT community.
Obama: 'I'M Sorry' - NRSC: Landrieu running from Obama -...
OBAMA: 'I AM SORRY' NBC News' Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview with the president last night: "President Obama said Thursday that he is 'sorry' that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they liked.
Tea partier shifts tactics on Obamacare
Just weeks ago, Rep. Tim Huelskamp was one of the most prominent faces of the government shutdown, privately plotting with conservatives to push House Republicans into a strategy they later came to regret.