Politics

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January 09, 2019 - 11:52 pm
President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked out of his meeting with congressional leaders — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after...
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January 09, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle says she's considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020 and plans to form an exploratory committee. Wagle told The Wichita Eagle on Wednesday that she is taking a "serious look" at the race. Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts announced Friday that he will not...
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January 09, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly has named a local economic development official who was her campaign treasurer as her commerce secretary. Kelly announced Wednesday that she will nominate David Toland of Iola to lead the Department of Commerce. Toland is president and CEO of Thrive Allen County, a non...
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January 09, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Wednesday’s network morning shows provided an avalanche of negative reviews for President Trump’s Oval Office address to the nation calling for border security legislation to end the government shutdown. According to the Media Research Center , broadcast news anchors and correspondents offered up a...
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January 09, 2019 - 11:11 am
Presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway slammed CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta on live television Tuesday; blasting the “smarta**” reporter just hours before the President’s primetime address. CNN’s Jim Acosta: “Kellyanne, can you promise the president will tell the truth tonight?”...
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January 08, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Top congressional Democrats said Tuesday that President Donald Trump "has chosen fear" in his drive to build a southern border wall and called on him to reopen the government shuttered because of the standoff over his demand for money for the barrier. Speaking after Trump made his case for the wall...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:14 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's proposal to increase border security through physical barriers "suits the reality on the ground" along the U.S.-Mexico border. Speaking after Trump's Oval Office address Tuesday, the Kentucky Republican said Trump's plan "simply...
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January 08, 2019 - 8:51 pm
President Donald Trump made a somber televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in his shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul." Addressing the nation from the Oval Office...
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January 08, 2019 - 6:29 pm
Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. LaTurner declared his candidacy Tuesday for the Republican nomination, less than a week after four-term GOP Sen. Pat Roberts announced that he will not run for re-election. LaTurner, 30, said Kansas needs both a...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:41 am
Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is running for the U.S. Senate in 2020. LaTurner declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination, less than a week after four-term G-O-P Sen. Pat Roberts announced that he will not run for re-election. The 30-year-old LaTurner says Kansas needs both a...
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