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26 min ago | OttawaHerald.com

FLENTJE: An erosion of authenticity

"I was wrong." These three little words work magic in marriage and in politics, but Kansas voters should never expect to hear Gov. Sam Brownback utter them.

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

4 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

KS August Tax Revenue Below Projections

A new report says Kansas collected $4 million less in taxes than expected in August.

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

7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Democrat taps into doubts about Kansas governor

A Democratic legislator still unknown to some Kansas voters is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback a tough re-election race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, University of Kansas

11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Nine apply for 3rd Judicial District Court opening

With the retirement of Judge Jean M. Schmidt from her position on the Shawnee County District Court, nine applicants have stepped up to vie for the position.

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Related Topix: Kansas Government, US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Shawnee County, KS, Washburn University, McFarland, KS

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Republican Party newsletter tells members how to deal with a KNEA trollsa

An e-mail newsletter from the Kansas Republican Party sent out Friday afternoon instructs party members about how to deal with "KNEA trolls."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Johnson County, KS, Overland Park, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Wichita Eagle

So they said

"David and I like off-color jokes, Freddie likes more sophisticated jokes. a Charles likes golf."

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

The Capital-Journal

Kansas governor debate schedule taking shape

The calendar of joint appearances for Republican Sam Brownback and Democrat Paul Davis began to solidify Friday with rival gubernatorial campaigns affirming appearances in Hutchinson and Wichita.

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

The Washington Post

Can moderate women fix Kansas?

They've formed Women for Kansas, a bipartisan, grass-roots initiative aimed at unseating conservative Republicans in the upcoming election: Gov. Sam Brownback, Secretary of State Kris Kobach and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Capital-Journal

Brownback to name Kansas Supreme Court justice Friday morning

Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to announce his first appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court, and the finalists include a former aide he named previously to a lower court.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hays Daily News

Gov. regrets relations with teachers

Gov. Sam Brownback, running for re-election and under fire about school funding and policies, said he regrets the adversarial relationship with teachers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS, Education Etc.

Evening Sun

Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn't had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Washington Examiner

Governor's woes may be hurting GOP senator in Kansas

While Gov. Sam Brownback faces a tough re-election campaign that's drawn national attention, Sen. Pat Roberts has also had trouble in the traditionally red state.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Changes in rates create opportunity for campaigns to debate definition of tax increase

If the state freezes income tax rates instead of allowing them to drop again in 2016 as scheduled, would that be a tax increase? When the state lowered a temporary sales tax last year - but not as much as originally promised - was that a tax increase? The semantic debate come after Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, proposed ... (more)

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

The Wichita Eagle

Reduce state sales-tax exemptions

Kansas Secretary of Revenue Nick Jordan is correct that the state's system for granting sales-tax exemptions to charities is too political.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

I never liked "The Wizard of Oz" either. When I was a child I would watch it because I felt like I was supposed to like it, but I didn't.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Barack Obama, Opinion

Daily Kos

What's right with Kansas Democrats

Let's call this a trend now: Democrats are turning around the narrative on Obamacare, and talking about it's benefits, even in places like Alaska and Louisiana and Arkansas .

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

Tony's Kansas City

Must Read!!! Jack Cashill Myth-Busts Kansas Tax Cut Media Hateration

In his latest column for Ingram's Conservative columnist Jack Cashill tells the story of a Kansas City IT firm that skipped across the State Line to the Sunflower State thanks to Gov. Sam Brownback's income tax cuts.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Letter: Vote conservative

Gov. Sam Brownback is making a strong effort to lower taxes for all Kansans in order to grow the state's economy.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Poll: Davis leads Brownback in close race for Kansas governor

Paul Davis holds an 8-point advantage over Gov. Sam Brownback in a newly released poll, but the Democrat's support among Republican voters appears to be dropping.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS

Switched

Democrats Could, Ironically, Hold The Senate If One Of Their Candidates Drops Out

Political chatter has increased in the wake of a recent Public Policy Poll that shows independent Senate candidate and businessman Greg Orman leading Sen. Pat Roberts by 10 percentage points in a head-to-head matchup.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election

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