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9 hrs ago | The Papillion Times

Barbara Shelly: Give Sebelius credit for surviving

So this is it for Kathleen Sebelius. The former Kansas governor has resigned as U.S. health and human services secretary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas, Health Insurance

14 hrs ago | RedState

The Challengers Under Attack

The truth may hurt, but is not mean, as my friend Andrew Breitbart would say. The truth is the major challengers to incumbent Republican Senators - Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas, and Chris McDaniel in Mississippi - are behind.

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

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Why Sebelius for Senate makes no sense

The New York Times's Jeremy W. Peters reports Wednesday that, according to an anonymous source, outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is looking at a potential run for Senate back in her home state of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, Kansas Government, Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

GOP challenger to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts: 'Nobody should...

Dr. Milton Wolf, a diagnostic radiologist from the Kansas City area, on Wednesday released a television ad criticizing Roberts for his nearly five decades in the nation's Capital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Washington, KS

21 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

Sebelius Said to Weigh Runfor Kansas Senate Seat

In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of "gross incompetence" over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Should the IRS use private tax collectors?

A federal-worker union is fighting bipartisan plans that would require the Treasury Department to contract with private collection agencies to pursue tax debts that the Internal Revenue Service is not addressing.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Treasury, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

Airport Business

Tracking System Nabs Drug Dealers And Law-abiding Pilots

Customs and Border Protection officials defend their tracking operation, saying it plays an important role in the war on drugs and protecting national security, especially since 9/11.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, US Senate

The Garden City Telegram

Roberts has town hall meeting Wednesday

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts will hold town hall meetings and visit local schools and businesses in the area to listen to the concerns of Kansans and be available to the media.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

It's not too late for the Wichita City Council members to reverse their decision to rename ICT, thereby saving their jobs and avoiding forever being labeled wasteful spenders of taxpayer dollars.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Sebelius successfully led Obamacare through troubles

Those members of the public with the taste of blood in their mouths seeking a scapegoat for the Affordable Care Act now have it with Kathleen Sebelius' resignation from her role as Health and Human Services Secretary.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Kansas Government, Kansas, Opinion

The Hill

Yoder 'heartbroken' over 'senseless' shootings

Rep. Kevin Yoder on Sunday said he was "shocked" by the "senseless" shootings in the Kansas City suburbs he represents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, US Senate, Kansas City, MO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

BusinessWeek

Phony Republican Sympathy for Kathleen Sebelius

For the last eight months, it seemed like just about every Republican in Congress was indignantly demanding the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, usually in connection with the botched debut of the Obamacare federal exchanges.

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Related Topix: Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Senate, Lamar Alexander

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Sebelius quits as health and human services secretary

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, ending a turbulent five-year tenure during when she become the public face of the troubled federal health insurance marketplace, HealthCare.gov.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Senate, Republican

Tax Foundation

Bill Introduced to Repeal Obamacare "Cadillac Tax"

Senate Finance Committee Member Pat Roberts has introduced a bill to repeal the excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health insurance plans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance, Health, Blog News

OttawaHerald.com

Roberts: Feds should back off education

U.S. Sen. Roberts, R-Kan., called on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee to prohibit Washington from determining state education standards and curriculum.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Tom Harkin, Democrat

Merced Sun-Star

Barbara Shelly: Give Kathleen Sebelius credit i 1 2 she survived the furnace

So this is it for Kathleen Sebelius. The former Kansas governor apparently will officially announce her resignation as U.S. health and human services secretary on Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Health Insurance

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Roberts: IRS Actions Set 'To Keep Conservative Groups on the Sidelines' This Election Year

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen's comments make it clear that the "IRS's actions are designed to control the battle space of the election this coming fall to keep conservative groups on the sidelines," said Sen. Pat Roberts at an Americans For Tax Reform Tax Day press conference on Thursday at the U.S. Capitol.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Republican

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage inflicted by the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Related Topix: US News, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

WOODTV.com

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2014, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the HHS Department's fiscal Year 2015 budget.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Washington Examiner

Harry Reid's official website attack on Koch brothers may have violated Senate rules

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may have broken Senate ethics and Internet rules by using his official website to attack libertarian campaign donors Charles and David Koch, a possible violation of the chamber's prohibition on "partisan" material on members' publicly funded webpages.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Baker, Republican, US House of Representatives

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