Politics

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September 06, 2018 - 5:11 am
President Donald Trump is taking the Washington debate over his Supreme Court nominee to the homes of two red-state Senate Democrats this week, elevating Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters. Trump's strategy aims to turn the screws on the lawmakers, Jon Tester...
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September 05, 2018 - 11:26 pm
Protesters linked to Democratic senators repeatedly disrupt Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings; Senator Ted Cruz weighs in on 'Hannity.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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September 05, 2018 - 9:12 pm
A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived Michigan's ban on straight-party voting. The decision means voters in the November election must go line by line if they want to vote for candidates in partisan races. In the past, a single mark could automatically count for candidates of a single party...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Kansas governor, from left to right, Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly and independent candidate Greg Orman, who are scheduled to debate Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (Thad Allton /The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of Republican Kris Kobach's main opponents said Wednesday that he is not qualified to serve as Kansas governor because of his tough stance against illegal immigration and because he promises to pursue state policies meant to discourage it. Independent candidate Greg Orman, a...
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Vice President Mike Pence, right, administers the oath of office to Sen. on Kyl, R-Ariz., while his grandson Christopher Gavin holds a Bible, during a ceremonial swearing-in at the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
September 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Jon Kyl of Arizona, who served three terms in the Senate before retiring in 2012, was sworn in Wednesday to fill the seat left open by the death of Sen. John McCain. Kyl, 76, has committed to serve only until the end of the current congressional session on Jan. 3. Still...
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Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
September 05, 2018 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, tried to make himself the sideshow — even the center — of a Senate hearing Wednesday on social media and elections. But it was a later hearing, in the House, that was to address his pet cause of a perceived social media bias against...
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K N S S News
September 04, 2018 - 10:56 pm
Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell was back in Federal Court on Tuesday. O'Donell is charged with 26-counts that include money laundering and wire fraud. Prosecutors charge that he used campaign funds for personal gain. O'Donnell pleaded not guilty to the charges, which had been amended...
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AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
September 04, 2018 - 9:29 pm
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume on the protests, lack of civility - and chaos - surrounding the Senate confirmation hearing for Trump Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., right, answers a question after Gov. Doug Ducey, R-Ariz., announced the appointment of the former senator to fill Sen. John McCain's seat in the U.S. Senate at a news conference at the Arizona Capitol Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 04, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A former U.S. senator from Arizona who is now a lobbyist helping guide the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was named Tuesday to temporarily fill the Senate seat left open by the death of John McCain. Republican Jon Kyl cited his sense of duty in accepting...
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FILE - This June 11, 2012 file photo shows former Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward speaking during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate in Washington. Details are starting to come out from journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book on President Donald Trump’s first 18 months in office. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
September 04, 2018 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and a new book by journalist Bob Woodward (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Donald Trump's former attorney in the Russia investigation says scenes and comments in journalist Bob Woodward's explosive new book on Trump did not occur. Dowd...
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