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1 hr ago | Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: With Brownback and Roberts looking sickly, we move two ratings

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Nathan Deal, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

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4 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Christie campaigns in Kansas, Oklahoma today

Gov. Chris Christie is campaigning for Republican governors in Kansas and Oklahoma today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, Kansas, OK, US Governors, US Senate, Sam Brownback

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Political Wire

Is Pat Roberts in Trouble?

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Kansas finds Sen. Pat Roberts leading challenger Chad Taylor , 32% to 25%, with independent Greg Orman at 23%, and Libertarian Randall Batson at 3%.

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

The Capital-Journal

AG Schmidt defends $8.2M spent on outside counsel

The Democratic candidate for Kansas attorney general Tuesday denounced expenditure by Attorney General Derek Schmidt of more than $8 million for outside legal fees to handle complex litigation for the state.

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

Business Journal

KDOC partners with Kansas Global Trade Services to promote exporting

Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced a partnership between the Kansas Department of Commerce and Wichita-based Kansas Global Trade Services designed to promote the importance of exports to the state's economy.

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

Washington Examiner

State: Accuracy of heavy capacity scales improving

The accuracy of the massive scales used to weigh millions of dollars' worth of Kansas crops and other goods each year improved markedly in the first half of the 2014 fiscal year, state officials said.

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

WIBW-TV Topeka

Groundbreaking Set For New Highway Patrol Headquarters

Gov. Sam Brownback will join several other state and law enforcement officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters in south-central Kansas.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Todd Tiahrt posts message from Paul Davis on Facebook, riles some conservatives

Tiahrt, a Republican, lost a bid on Aug. 5 to regain the congressional seat he once held.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

How dumbed down have Americans become? We cannot get together to throw out a political party whose stated goal is to destroy the United States, but we can get a bunch of people to dump ice water on their heads.

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

OttawaHerald.com

Brownback expands roadmap

Federal government overreach will be Gov. Sam Brownback's next target he announced Monday as part of his Road Map 2.0. At a news conference at the Wichita Area Builders Association, Brownback told an audience that states are seeing assaults on their sovereignty, placing the rights and freedoms of residents in jeopardy, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wichita, KS, Kansas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

OttawaHerald.com

HAWVER: Don't forget 2010 roadmap

That idea can go a bunch of ways, and if you buy the premise , you'll enjoy the story.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

The next time you buy something made in China, just remember that if you want to work for 50 cents an hour you can move to China.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas views on KNEA lawsuit, credit downgrade, Kobach, athletic fees

KNEA lawsuit - We have no idea whether the lawsuit filed last week by the state's largest teachers' union against Gov. Sam Brownback and the state will amount to anything legally, but that might not even matter.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Keen Umbehr running to promote fair tax legislation, government transparency

The Libertarian candidate for Kansas governor transformed himself from trash collector to crusading attorney after battling for his own right to free speech before the U.S. Supreme Court, a case he won.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Supreme Court, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Wabaunsee County, KS

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Money from the dark side

Shortly after the primary elections earlier this month, The Topeka Capital-Journal advised its readers to do some research on the issues important to them and learn the candidates' positions on those issues.

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

Hays Daily News

Governor sees technology at work

Dreher, the youngest daughter of Bill and Jody Hoffman, had first crack at showing Gov. Sam Brownback just what changes the family is incorporating on the farm Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Beloit, KS

The Capital-Journal

City mentioned liberally in governor's race

The city of Lawrence is getting a lot of mentions in the governor's race. And it's always coupled with another "L" word - liberal.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, KS, Kansas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, University of Kansas, Sam Brownback

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

LOOMIS: GOP presents - Barack-nado!'

Soon to hit the megaplex is "Sharknado 2," the sequel to the so-bad-it's-kinda-good original 2013 made-for-TV blockbuster.

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Related Topix: Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas oil and gas group to hear about lesser prairie chicken

Much of the state's oil and gas industry will gather this week to learn more about a recent federal ruling on the lesser prairie chicken.

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

The Capital-Journal

Brownback: Stegall no shoo-in for Supreme Court

Gov. Sam Brownback said Friday that his friend and former legal adviser, Kansas Court of Appeals judge Caleb Stegall, is not his obvious choice to fill a vacancy on the Kansas Supreme Court.

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

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