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2 hrs ago | Capital Soup

DNC Response to GOP Governors Panel in Aspen

"These governors are the poster children for how the GOP agenda has wrecked state economies and pushed states into fiscal crisis after fiscal crisis.

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

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

How Many Ways Can You Wrap An Old Dead Fish?

Paul Ryan has released yet another version of the Republican war on the poor and middle class entitled "Expanding Opportunity in America".

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

More GOP infighting in Kansas, as a literal food fight ensues

Kansas is suddenly a hotbed of intra-party GOP conflict . You may be familiar with the revolt of more than 100 Republican officials who chose to endorse a Democratic candidate for governor instead of the incumbent, Gov. Sam Brownback .

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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, Jerry Moran, Kansas

13 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Strange Political Dustup Clouds Kansas Governor's Future

Paul Davis, third from left, the presumed Democratic nominee for Kansas governor, receives the endorsements of more than 100 current and former Republican politicians on July 15, 2014, in Topeka, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Topeka, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Weird

14 hrs ago | The Garden City Telegram

Unfit plan: Putting Medicare in compact an unhealthy move for state.

The Republicans, understandably disturbed by the radical path of state government, addressed such problems as a budget mess spurred by flawed tax policies, cuts to public schools and lagging job growth.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Hopefuls spar on voter rights

"When the government starts telling, because of fear, that we have to limit your right to protect your right, I start getting very nervous," Morgan, a Kansas secretary of state candidate, said Tuesday night during a candidate forum organized by the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ottawa, KS, Immigration Reform

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, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Senate, Sam Brownback, US Governors

The Pitch

Wyandotte County's apparent soccer development victory eluded KCMO

Sporting Kansas City CEO Robb Heineman a year ago tweeted out this version of a soccer training facility that may get built out in Wyandotte County.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Wichita Eagle

Brownback says it again: I'm for wind energy

Gov. Sam Brownback reaffirmed his support of wind energy Wednesday and called for opponents of renewable energy standards to work out a compromise with wind energy supporters.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Hill

In final stretch, Roberts seems at home in Kansas

The third-term senator has been dogged by questions about where he really lives, but it appears that he is enough of a local to keep his seat in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Tea Party, Dodge City, KS

Daily Kos

Connecting Kansas: Democrats Unite in Emporia

Emporia Kansas, the heart of Lyon County is often viewed as a commuter town. This image of Emporia is largely shaped by the relative ease of access to Lawrence, Topeka, Wichita.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Emporia, KS, Emporia State University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

O-R Online

A Kansas experiment gone awry

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once remarked that states are the “laboratories of democracy,” and if that's the case, then the lab in Kansas is being overseen by someone more akin to Victor Frankenstein than Albert Einstein, and he's created one dumb and menacing monster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Barack Obama, Opinion

The Pitch

Paul Davis is the quiet turtle vying to unseat hare-brained Gov. Sam Brownback

Dedrie Hawkins watches the Wyandotte County Juneteenth Parade from the folding chair she has propped up on the corner of 18th Street and Parallel Parkway.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wyandotte County, KS, Kansas City, KS

Washington Times

Recent Kansas editorials

When Sam Brownback returned to Kansas to take over as governor and launch his next presidential bid, he and his allies probably weren't worried about those moderate Republicans they kicked out of the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mother Jones

Car Loans Could Be the Next Subprime Crisis. Thanks, Republicans

Would you buy a subprime-loan crisis from this man? A new New York Times investigation reveals that used car dealers are doling out giant loans to millions of poor Americans with bad credit.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

People should stay and strive to make their country a better place instead of abandoning it.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

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, Representative Lynn Jenkins, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Kansas should join hemp parade

Republican Jennifer Winn, the owner of a Wichita-area property management company, is running a very low-budget campaign for her party's gubernatorial nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Marijuana, Opinion

Daily Kos

KS-Gov: Child Poverty Rate Kicks Up In Kansas Under Brownback

Gov. Sam Brownback answered a question about one of his top policy objectives during a political forum in New York City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Family, Kids, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Young Turks Segregation 2.0: Education in Kansas & Why I Took the Big Risk

At the anniversary of Brown Vs. Board of Education in Topeka, we gathered at the capital steps to talk about what had happened here - and what was happening.

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

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