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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Shawnee County Judge Schmidt to leave bench in Sept.

A special nominating committee will begin accepting applications for the soon-to-be-vacated position on the Shawnee County District Court bench when Judge Jean M. Schmidt retires on Sept.

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Related Topix: Shawnee County, KS, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Ethics commission: Brownback must return donation from congressman's campaign

A donation from a U.S. congressman's campaign to Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign violates Kansas statute, the Governmental Ethics Commission confirmed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Yoder, Health

The Capital-Journal

Brownback: School-finance law will trim property taxes

Gov. Sam Brownback describes the property tax relief some Kansas school district patrons are expected to see during a Tuesday luncheon visit at Topeka's McFarland's Restaurant.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita attorney Linda Kirby withdraws application for Kansas Supreme Court

Lisa Taylor, the court's public information director, said the Supreme Court Nominating Commission received a letter via fax from Kirby on Monday withdrawing her application.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Health

The Capital-Journal

Hemsley has fundraising edge in GOP primary against Lancaster

Lane Hemsley, the executive director of the Kansas Dental Board, has the connections that come with heading a state agency, as well as a big fundraising edge over Evan Lancaster, his opponent in the Republican primary for Topeka's 56th District House seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Topeka, KS, Sabetha, KS, US Military, US Navy

Los Angeles Times

Side-by-side, Kansas and Colorado governors offer test of strategies

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has adopted a confrontational approach during his first term and now finds his re-election chances endangered.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

Tony's Kansas City

Newsflash!!! Better New York Times Poll Seyz Brownback Up by 10 Points

Recently, there's an indication that Kansas City dead tree media and a great many publications have been misleading the public about the chances of empty suit Rep. Paul Davis.

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

Los Angeles Times

State by state: Overview of 2014 governor races shows Democratic tilt

Kansas Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, left, with Kansas City Mayor Mark Holland, faces stiff competition from a Democratic challenger this year in the ruby-red state.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Private colleges help fuel economic growth

Over the past four years, Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature have aggressively pursued an economic policy aimed at accelerating growth in jobs and income.

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

KAKE

Winn hoping to win against Brownback

The governor's race would not normally draw a great deal of attention when you're talking about an incumbent republican governor in a very red state.

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

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