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18 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Davis expands lead over Brownback in election for Kansas governor

A Kansas gubernatorial candidate is touting a new poll that shows he has expanded his lead, saying that negative ads against him have backfired. Paul Davis, a Democrat running for governor against Republican incumbent Sam Brownback, has broadened his lead in the race, according to new data from Public Policy Polling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz

20 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

Mars Chocolate Site Achieves Prestigious LEED Gold Certification

Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification--an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing, and operating green buildings--from the U.S. Green Building Council. The roughly 500,000-square-foot facility, which opened in March, produces M&M'S Brand Candies and SNICKERS Bars.

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

Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

Bobby Jindal says he'll decide on a presidential run after midterms

Louisiana's Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal says he's thinking and praying about running for president in 2016, and will make his decision after the November elections. His name barely registered a blip in a new CNN/ORC poll of GOP presidential possibles in New Hampshire, but that won't be a factor in his decision, he says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Sam Brownback

Yesterday | Daily Kos

KS-Gov/Sen/SoS - Brownback (R) Staffer's Dad Behind Motion To Keep Taylor (D) On The Ballot

A Kansas City Democrat who filed a brief with the Kansas Supreme Court in opposition to Chad Taylor's withdrawal from the U.S. Senate race is the father of a Brownback campaign staffer. The Kansas Supreme Court will review Tuesday whether Taylor, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, should be allowed to come off the November ballot.

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

Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot

2014 photos are: Republican Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, top left; Chad Taylor, top right, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. TOPEKA, Kan. - Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official's decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal dispute that could affect the national fight for control of the Senate.

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

Yesterday | Politico

Poll: Orman leads Roberts in Kansas

Independent Greg Orman has opened up a lead in his effort to unseat Republican Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, according to a new poll from Democratic firm Public Policy Polling. Orman leads Roberts 41-34, with Democrat Chad Taylor - who announced plans to end his campaign earlier this month - capturing 6 percent of the vote.

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

Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Jennifer Winn to follow failed bid for governor by running for Wichita mayor

Jennifer Winn, the former Republican primary opponent of Gov. Sam Brownback , intends to run for mayor of Wichita this spring. "I had people come to me and say, 'We didn't win the gubernatorial race but look at what they're doing at home.

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

Yesterday | The Day

How not to get your country back

The tea party mantra, "I want my country back," resonates with many. The racial undertones can be ugly .

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

Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

Committee selects three names as candidates to fill district court judge position

The 3rd Judicial District nominating commission selected three people Monday as potential candidates to fill a judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jean M. Schmidt. The names of Lee James Davidson, Jason E. Geier and Teresa L. Watson will be forwarded to Gov. Sam Brownback, who will have 60 days to appoint one person to fill the vacancy.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Slate

Campaign Ad Praises Senator for Supporting a Project That He Voted Against Actually Funding

On its face, there's nothing remarkable about this ad for Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts. You've got your B-roll of the senators making human contact with people who look busy.

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

Daily Kos

Even Kansas Republicans have had enough hardcore conservatism

For decades, Kansas has had a significant Republican base. Although they've had a few Democratic governors like Kathleen Sebelius, and an occasional congressional representative like Dennis Moore, the state has long hovered in deep red territory.

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Related Topix: Dennis Moore, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kansas, AL, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

Daily Kos

Even Kansas Republicans have had enough hardcore conservatism

For decades, Kansas has had a significant Republican base. Although they've had a few Democratic governors like Kathleen Sebelius, and an occasional congressional representative like Dennis Moore, the state has long hovered in deep red territory.

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Related Topix: US News, Dennis Moore, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Kansas, Kansas, AL, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

OttawaHerald.com

Brownback pick to join high court

The Kansas Supreme Court announced Friday that Judge Caleb Stegall is to be sworn in as justice on the state's highest court in a December 5 ceremony.

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

NewsBusters.org

Chuck Todd Suggests If Kansas Gov. Loses It's 'Because He Cut Taxes Too Much'

Congressman Paul Ryan sat down with Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd on Sunday, September 14, to promote his new book "The Way Forward" and was met with a barrage of questions challenging his conservative principles. Ryan appeared on Meet the Press' Press Pass and was asked by Todd to comment on Governor Sam Brownback's 2014 reelection bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, US Governors, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election

Business Journal

First in Print: To grow or not to grow in Kansas

Almost every debate about public policy - especially those still playing out - seems to come down to perspective. For Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback 's sweeping tax cuts are seeding the ground for economic growth.

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

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas views on a busting mythsa tour, Roberts, Orman, Ike memorial

Busting myths - Gov. Sam Brownback's right-hand man is on a "busting myths" tour. Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer hopes to convince Kansans that the many criticisms of their Republican administration are off base.

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

The Capital-Journal

Thrift advocate: Kansas can claim novel savings idea

Thrift advocate David Blankenhorn plunged into planning a state-organized, prize-linked savings program that would build upon vast marketing infrastructure of the Kansas Lottery. Instead of dropping a few bucks on lottery tickets, the "Kansas Saves" initiative would provide an avenue for people to conveniently place small amounts in a savings account.

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

Hays Daily News

Business briefcase

Melanie Urban , RN, director of quality and risk management at Hays Medical Center, recently graduated from the Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute. The 13th leadership class graduated 32 students Aug. 22 at the Critical Issues Summit in Wichita.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kansas, Hays Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Wichita, KS, Leavenworth, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

How disheartening it is to see the local media crucify former Police Chief Norman Williams. Maybe he did have a blemish on his record, but evidently not of enough consequence to cause city government to take action.

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

Battle Creek Enquirer

Senate race: Claims may cloud truths on environmentSenate race:...

Senate race: Claims may cloud truths on environment Claims in Michigan's Senate race get further explanation and clarification Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1tQuMsb Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback cast his vote Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, 2014 in Topeka, Kan. Brownback is expected to cruise through his primary against largely unknown challengers.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Carl Levin, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Detroit, MI

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