Politics

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
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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AP Photo/John Hanna
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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Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP
January 11, 2019 - 11:18 pm
The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history at when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess. A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday...
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January 11, 2019 - 6:42 pm
Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly has named top administrators for three state agencies to fill the remaining openings in her Cabinet. The incoming governor announced Friday that she plans to nominate former state Rep. Delia Garcia of Wichita as secretary of labor and Westar Energy environmental...
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