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3 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Democrat a surprise pick for regents

Gov. Sam Brownback announced Friday the appointments of three members to the state board of regents.

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

7 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

FELTS: Finch supporter? Or just a fluke?

We at The Herald always have found Bob Fluke to be a sincere, authentic man, regardless of his views on the political topics of the day.

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Related Topix: Ottawa, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Franklin County, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Opinion

12 hrs ago | The Garden City Telegram

Insurance post

Ultraconservative Republicans have pushed for many ill-advised changes in the wake of the controversial federal health-care reform, from the fiscally irresponsible and inhumane act of balking on Medicaid expansion, to pushing for a health-care compact that promises to mess up Medicare for many Kansas.

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

16 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

In Kansas fourth district, fundamental issues of governance arise

The contest in the Kansas fourth district is a choice between principle and political expediency, and between economic freedom and cronyism.

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

20 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Brownback To Name Kansas Board Of Regents Members

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to announce three appointments to the board that oversees the state's higher education system.

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

Yesterday | Daily Kos

Dueling Kansas Governor's Polls

There are now two recent polls with very contrasting results out on the Kansas Governors race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, YouGov, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Publishing, Media, New Times

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hays Daily News

Medicaid expansion a win-win for Kansas

Health-care facilities large and small are baffled by Gov. Sam Brownback's unwillingness to join 25 other states in accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid, a program designed to assist low-income and uninsured Kansans.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Jerry Moran, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

KAKE

New ID requirement a non-issue for local voters

"That's exciting for us because obviously that's why we open up these locations is to make it more convenient for people to go vote and so they don't have to then go to the polls on election day," said Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman.

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

Tony's Kansas City

Breaking!!! Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn Endorses Kansas Gov. Brownback

The least favorite good life politico in all of the Kansas City area AND duchess of the JE Dunn clan released a letter ENDORSING GOV.

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

News Max

Sabato: Kansas Shifts to Toss-Up, Brownback Has Uphill Race

Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback faces an uphill battle to retain his seat, and Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics and author of the Sabato's Crystal Ball blog, says the contest has become a toss-up.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Laffer said tax cuts would have 'near immediate' impact

It wasn't only Gov. Sam Brownback who thought that lowering the state's income taxes would act "like a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy."

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

The Hill

Comeback bid pushes Tiahrt left

How did a former congressman with a perfect score from several national conservative groups become one of their top targets? That's the question underlying former Rep. Todd Tiahrt's primary challenge against Rep. Mike Pompeo, which has drawn loud opposition from the Club for Growth and Americans for Prosperity, two groups that backed Tiahart in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Jerry Moran, Representative Mike Pompeo

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

Now that everyone has seen what happens with Republican policies in Kansas, why would anyone vote for a Republican for governor, secretary of state, senator, representative or president ever again? Sam Brownback is moving in the right direction.

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Related Topix: US News, Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Kansas has mixed results on caring for kids

The always thought-provoking Kids Count Data Book counts even more in this election year, considering Gov. Sam Brownback's stated 2010 campaign goals of reducing child poverty and improving fourth-graders' reading.

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

Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Women for Kansas voting guide should be read with caution

If voters are relying on a voter guide from Women for Kansas, they should consider the actual history of Kansas taxation and spending before voting.

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

Marion County Record

Brownback draws fire from Republicans

Bob Brookens of Marion and Bill Kassebaum of Burdick are fellow Republicans, attorneys, and former Kansas legislators.

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

Free Times

Will South Carolina Take the Yellow Brick Road?

How far is South Carolina from going down the same road as Kansas? According to MapQuest, more than 1,000 miles separate the two states.

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

Hays Daily News

Goodland joins governor's hunt

The Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic board of directors voted unanimously to add Goodland to the mix of host cities.

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Related Topix: Goodland, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Sherman County, KS, Norton County, KS, Graham County, KS

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

Today marks the 49th anniversary of a milestone that reminds us what a Democratic president and solid Democratic majorities in Congress can accomplish.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Independence, MO, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

The Garden City Telegram

State BOE

Western Kansas now has a Kansas State Board of Education representative who understands the value of good K-12 public schools, and their role in powering not only individual success, but also economic development in communities.

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

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