Politics

January 14, 2019 - 7:50 pm
A grand jury process to investigate former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will begin next week in Douglas County. District Court Judge Kay Huff said she anticipates selecting the jury and calling the first witness on Tuesday. The grand jury is being called after a successful citizen petition...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Two top Republican leaders in the Kansas Legislature are brushing off Gov. Laura Kelly's negative assessment of state government under GOP control during the previous eight years. Senate President Susan Wagle and House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins said Monday that they will look for areas where...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Democrats are celebrating capturing governor's offices in seven states previously led by Republicans, including new chief executives taking office Monday in red-leaning Kansas and solidly blue Illinois. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker were the last two new Democrat governors...
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Gov. Laura Kelly, right, takes the oath of office from Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, left, on the Statehouse steps in Topeka, Kan., Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Kelly's husband Ted Daugherty, center, holds a Bible for the ceremony. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 14, 2019 - 1:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor called Monday for the state to "forge a new chapter" of bipartisanship, arguing as she took office that the Statehouse had lost the "spirit of neighbor-helping-neighbor" under her Republican predecessors. Laura Kelly was sworn in as the state's...
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JACK GRUBER, USA TODAY
January 14, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Fox News’ Gregg Jarrett weighed-in on the ongoing “endemic” of “dishonesty and corruption” at the Department of Justice Monday; saying new evidence shows just how deep the FBI’s “abuse of power” was following the 2016 election. “The latest proof comes in a New York Times report that the FBI...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Democrat Laura Kelly has been sworn in as the new governor in Republican-leaning Kansas. Kelly took the oath of office Monday on the south steps of the Statehouse in front of banners that declared, "Equality," ''Education" and "Opportunity." She was a veteran state senator from Topeka who pitched...
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SIPA / USA TODAY
January 13, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly is up in arms with the state's troubled child welfare agency for spending public funds to undercut research linking welfare restrictions with a rise in the number of abused children in foster care. The Kansas Department for Children and Families recently released a $24...
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Seth Harrison/The Journal News
January 12, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Video of Do the Democrats care more about hurting Trump than helping the American people? Partial government
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Hilario Yanez says that as a DACA recipient he believes immigration reform is needed and stands with President Trump. Video of DACA recipient says he’s okay with wall funding, Democrats and Republicans need to fix the broken im
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 12:24 am
Video of New York Times: FBI opened counterintelligence probe on Trump to investigate potential of him workin
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