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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Does Jan Meyers endorsement issue...

On Thursday, former Republican Johnson County congresswoman Jan Meyers said she had not endorsed Democrat Paul Davis for governor , contrary to a release from the Davis campaign two days earlier that listed the names of more then 100 state Republicans who were supporting his campaign.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Nice to know names of Supreme Court applicants

Two thoughts about the 14 applicants who'd like to replace Justice Nancy Moritz on the Kansas Supreme Court: There is a lot of ambition on the Kansas Court of Appeals; four of its members are seeking the promotion, including Chief Judge Thomas Malone and Brownback-appointed Judges Tony Powell and Caleb Stegall .

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

SFGate

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

In this July 16, 2014 photo Jennifer Winn, left, a Wichita business owner challenging Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary, speaks during a candidate forum in Junction City, Kan.

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

Sunherald.com

Primary foes of Kansas governors most often fail

Only two challengers have unseated governors in the August elections since the state started them in 1910.

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

The Miami Herald

Brownback foe sees national agenda in Kansas ads

Gov. Sam Brownback's challenger in the Kansas Republican primary sees a national GOP agenda behind a Washington-area group's television and radio ads praising the governor.

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

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Kansas, Phoenix & L. A. Meet-up Info! - Photo Tease of Kossacks in Detroit

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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

The Wichita Eagle

So they said

"Sam Brownback ruffles feathers. He takes on dragons." - former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum , campaigning in Olathe for the governor's re-election "Reagan didn't turn the country around in the first six months of tax reduction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Olathe, KS

Daily Kos

I know bupkis about economics, but I know what happened to Kansas

All of them were written by people and/or were full of quotes from people who may know a lot more about economics than I do.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Switched

Religious Effort To Halt Climate Change Puts Rabbi Moti Reiber Behind Church Pulpits

Rabbi Moti Rieber travels the politically red state of Kansas armed with the book of Genesis, a psalm and even the words of Jesus to lecture church audiences, or sermonize if they'll let him, about the threat of global warming.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Environment, Science, Activism, Ecology

The Daily Beast

Sam Brownback's Kansas CatastropheBy Patricia Murphy

The Kansas Governor should be cruising to re-election and fending off 2016 rumors.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Can't conclude that tax cuts pay for themselves

"The business boom predicted by tax cut advocates has not happened, and it certainly has not come remotely close to offsetting the static revenue loss from the legislated tax cuts," Howard Gleckman wrote in Forbes magazine about Kansas' declining tax revenues and sluggish economy.

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

The Capital-Journal

BOTA director unruffled by tax consultant's assertions, retractions

The Kansas Board of Tax Appeals' executive director said the office was running normally Friday in wake of retractions by a tax consultant who claimed to possess significant political influence in the administration of Gov. Sam Brownback.

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

Sentinel & Enterprise

E.J. DIONNE: Pro-business populism?

Here's the thing to watch in this year's campaign: Democrats are trying to be populists and pro-business moderates at the same time.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Opinion

Free Republic

Author, broadcaster calls for 2016 presidential debate on poverty: Smiley spoke at KS Conference...

Author and broadcaster Tavis Smiley during the Kansas Conference on Poverty on Friday spoke out about Gov. Sam Brownback's budget and called for a 2016 presidential debate that would focus solely on poverty and income equality.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Must Kansas be destined for neverending partisan war?

Always-high tensions rose late this week as Israeli forces began an assault deep into Hamas-controlled Gaza to destroy what they said were rocket launching sites and tunnels used by pro-Palestinian militants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Opinion

The Miami Herald

DC-area group's CEO says ads in Kansas cost $600K

A Washington-area group is spending about $600,000 on statewide television and radio ads praising Gov. Sam Brownback and promoting a proposed coal-fired power plant.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney

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