Politics

August 15, 2018 - 6:49 pm
President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Democrats in Kansas might be cheering that President Donald Trump's pick for governor — Secretary of State Kris Kobach — has emerged from a fiercely contested primary. But they face considerable challenges as they look to take back the governor's mansion after eight years of Republican control...
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August 15, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of Pearl Jam shows the official poster from the band's concert on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Missoula, Mont. Republicans condemned the poster that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. (Twitter via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 2:44 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian...
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August 15, 2018 - 10:58 am
A candidate for Sedgwick County Commission is asking for a recount. Hugh Nicks trails incumbent Richard Ranzau by just 75 votes. Nicks has paid the county $1,000 for the recount. Sedgwick County Elections Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KSN News a bi-partisan group will count the votes by hand....
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August 15, 2018 - 10:16 am
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of...
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Dreamstime
August 15, 2018 - 4:04 am
Democratic nominee for Kansas governor Laura Kelly is launching attacks against Republican opponent Kris Kobach now that Gov. Jeff Colyer has conceded the GOP nomination to him. Kelly said on Tuesday evening that Kansas families suffered under former Gov. Sam Brownback, who left office earlier this...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:13 pm
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat in a surprise announcement after a review...
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Board of County Commissioners chairman Ed Eilert checks his cell phone following the Johnson County Board of Canvassers meeting, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Olathe, Kan. County election officials across Kansas on Monday began deciding which provisional ballots from last week's primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by a mere 110 votes out of more than 313,000 cast as of Friday evening. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 14, 2018 - 7:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat after a review of...
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AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
August 14, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach slightly widened his lead Tuesday over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the tight Republican race for governor after the state's second largest county released its count of provisional ballots. The counting began Monday in the contentious Aug. 7 Republican primary. The work...
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