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6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Gov. Brownback declines to discuss campaign loans from running mate

At a news conference at the Statehouse, the governor refused to comment on the $500,000 loan his campaign received from Lt.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health

11 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

In Kansas fourth district, fundamental issues of governance arise

The contest in the Kansas fourth district is a choice between principle and political expediency, and between economic freedom and cronyism.

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

15 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Four Senate Primaries to Watch in August

Members of Congress return to their states for the month, gauging public reaction to a job done and campaigning for another term.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Daniel Inouye, Democrat

16 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Don't Be Fooled: GOP Wants ImpeachmentRepublicans keep ...

Republicans keep saying its Democrats that are obsessed with the I-word. But their candidates are making it clear to voters: We will move to impeach Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, Clinton, ME, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Todd Tiahrt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate

17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

The Holcomb coal-fired power plant will buy coal from Wyoming, suck irreplaceable water out of the ground, and create pollution that will result in restrictions on driving and business statewide, to produce electricity we don't need.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Todd Tiahrt, Kansas, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Pat Roberts, senator for corporate welfare

Two years ago United States Senator Pat Roberts voted in committee with liberals like John Kerry, Chuck Schumer, and Debbie Stabenow to pass a bill loaded with wasteful corporate welfare.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Wall Street Journal

A Crony Capitalism Showdown

GOP voters overhauled their party in 2010, sending to the House a new generation of Republicans committed to smaller government, freer markets and less corporate welfare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Primary season more fury that fact

An unscheduled meeting of incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts and primary challenger Milton Wolf on Wednesday in Emporia served little purpose, other than to perhaps remind Kansans the primary election campaign is just about over.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Todd Tiahrt, Representative Mike Pompeo, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Hays Daily News

Medicaid expansion a win-win for Kansas

Health-care facilities large and small are baffled by Gov. Sam Brownback's unwillingness to join 25 other states in accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid, a program designed to assist low-income and uninsured Kansans.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Free Republic

Get Pat Roberts out

In 1952, when Dwight Eisenhower was elected president, Wes Roberts, Pat's father, the chairman of the Republican Party in Kansas, promoted a legislative act to pay the AOUW Insurance Company $115,000 for a building which had been erected on the Norton County TB sanatorium grounds on state land.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norton County, KS, Lamar Alexander

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Capital-Journal

U.S. House bill directs cell firms to aid missing person cases

A U.S. House committee voted to approve legislation Wednesday requiring cellular telephone companies to collaborate with law enforcement officials nationwide in life-threatening missing person cases.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, Jerry Moran

ABC News

Tea-Party Challenger Confronts Roberts in Kansas

Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour of downtown Emporia on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Radiology, Medicine

Washington Times

GOP challenger plans to crash Sen. Pat Robertsa campaign event to debate the issue

Senate candidate Milton Wolf said Wednesday he will re-route his campaign bus to set up an impromptu debate with incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts before Kansans cast their ballots in the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Emporia, KS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Tiahrt: Job with contractor not related to defense work earmark

U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo's campaign says Todd Tiahrt accepted an executive position with a Colorado company as a reward for a 2006 earmark.

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Wichita, KS

Progressive Farmer

Walk a Mile in the Europeans' Shoes -- Or Maybe a Half-Mile

In the spirit of walking a mile in another's shoes, let's examine, with as much sympathy as we can muster, the European Union's main agricultural demand in the U.S.-EU free-trade talks -- even though it's a demand one U.S. senator has called "ridiculous" and "absurd."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Marketing, Iowa

Roll Call

In Kansas, Conservatives Suffer From Mississippi Hangover

As conservatives reel from a bruising loss in Mississippi, they are looking to the primary in Kansas to knock off an incumbent and salve their wounds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Kansas, Thad Cochran

The Garden City Telegram

Senate race: Scant choice for Republicans in Aug. 5 primary election.

That's not to suggest Kansans shouldn't weigh in on Aug. 5 at the polls. It's just that Republican voters face the unfortunate prospect of choosing between two GOP candidates who don't instill much confidence moving forward.

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Related Topix: US News, Kansas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate, Life, Veteran Affairs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Where are the quality-of-life projects for the proposed city sales tax referendum? When will our city "get it"? Quality of life is critical to attracting and retaining jobs.

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Related Topix: US News, Wichita, KS, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Greg Orman says he has enough signatures to run for U.S. Senate

He needed 5,000 signatures by Aug. 4 to appear on the November ballot. Orman said he had received signatures from residents of all 105 counties in the state.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Olathe, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dodge City, KS, Kansas, Illegal Immigration

The Capital-Journal

U.S. Senate candidate compiles 10,000 petition signatures

A Kansas independent candidate for U.S. Senate said Monday collection of more than 10,000 petition signatures would be sufficient to guarantee addition of his name to the November general election ballot.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

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