Politics

Dreamstime
June 29, 2017 - 11:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp will become the new president of a free-market think tank also known for promoting skepticism about climate change. The Heartland Institute announced Thursday that its board of directors selected Huelskamp and that the former Republican...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 9:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' two Republican senators are split over a GOP plan for overhauling health care that has been shelved. Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday he was pleased by a delay of the Senate's debate on the bill. He said it "missed the mark for Kansans" and did not have his support. Sen...
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K N S S News
June 27, 2017 - 9:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran says he is pleased with the delay in the U.S. Senate's debate on a Republican bill to overhaul health care. The Kansas Republican said Tuesday that the plan "missed the mark for Kansans" and did not have his support. Moran issued his statement after U.S...
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Dan MacMedan/USA TODAY NETWORK
June 23, 2017 - 8:01 am
Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. He then said, it’s “been a while, and maybe it’s time.” MORE
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Dreamstime
June 23, 2017 - 7:53 am
Rush Limbaugh discussed this week the "breaking news" that President Trump did not make and he does not have tapes of the Comey talks. MORE
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June 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
The chorus of liberal lawmakers calling for Nancy Pelosi to step-down as House Minority Leader is getting louder and louder, with one democratic lawmaker saying Nancy’s time as leader “has come and gone.” Read more here
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Dreamstime
June 18, 2017 - 6:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas lawmakers say Gov. Sam Brownback told a small group of legislators it would be politically better for him if they overrode his veto and repealed tax cuts rather than proposing another tax plan for him to sign. The Kansas City Star reports nine lawmakers met...
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Dreamstime
June 04, 2017 - 7:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican legislators in Kansas have a new plan to raise income taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional dollars to public schools. House Majority Leader Don Hineman of Dighton outlined the proposal Sunday during a meeting of House Republicans. The plan would...
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Dreamstime
May 21, 2017 - 8:13 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Talks have broken down yet again between Oklahoma lawmakers meeting for a rare weekend session to find ways to close a nearly $880 million budget hole. Legislators are bound by the state's constitution to pass revenue-raising measures by Sunday or be forced to call a special...
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