Politics

Dreamstime
April 10, 2017 - 10:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump has stepped into a special congressional race in Kansas by recording a call urging prospective voters to cast their ballots for Republican candidate Ron Estes. The Associated Press obtained a recording of the call Monday as the Estes campaign started...
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Dreamstime
Steve Boyer
April 09, 2017 - 2:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansans will vote in a special election for the first time since 1950 on Tuesday. That election was to replace Rep. Herbert Meyer who died in office. State Highway Commissioner Myron V. George defeated attorney Barnes Griffin for the position. This election is replace Mike...
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2017 - 10:52 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State Sen. Steve Fitzgerald, (R-Levenworth), is running for the congressional seat that incumbent Lynn Jenkins will vacate when her term expires. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Fitzgerald, filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission. He also told...
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USA Today
March 23, 2017 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Sen. Pat Roberts, (R-Kansas), is apologizing for his comment about the possibility the GOP health care bill would ease federal requirements on coverage of basic services like mammograms. In an interview with a reporter for Talking Points Memo on Thursday, Roberts was asked...
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