Politics

August 17, 2018 - 7:35 pm
A judge denied Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell of a dismissal of previous charges in federal court Friday. KSN News reports that O'Donnell currently faces 26 counts, including 23 counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering for use of his "Michael for Kansas" and "...
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August 17, 2018 - 7:18 pm
The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's capital...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. New York Gov. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at a bill signing event in Manhattan, Cuomo said that America "was never that great" during remarks criticizing Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan "Make America Great Again," saying America won't be truly great until all Americans have true equality. Republicans quickly pounced on Cuomo's remarks. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
August 17, 2018 - 7:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, running for a third term and a potential candidate for president in 2020, acknowledged Friday that he was "inartful" when he said this week that America "was never that great." The Democrat went on to expound on something that few elected officials ever need...
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August 17, 2018 - 4:38 pm
The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III revealed his concerns when explaining why he doesn't intend to...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads a statement from President Donald Trump announcing that he will remove the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Washington. Sanders said the president will be reviewing the security clearances for a number of other former officials. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 16, 2018 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former CIA Director John Brennan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is challenging former CIA Director John Brennan's claim that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia. After Trump yanked Brennan'...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:49 pm
President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Democrats in Kansas might be cheering that President Donald Trump's pick for governor — Secretary of State Kris Kobach — has emerged from a fiercely contested primary. But they face considerable challenges as they look to take back the governor's mansion after eight years of Republican control...
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August 15, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of Pearl Jam shows the official poster from the band's concert on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Missoula, Mont. Republicans condemned the poster that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. (Twitter via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 2:44 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian...
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August 15, 2018 - 10:58 am
A candidate for Sedgwick County Commission is asking for a recount. Hugh Nicks trails incumbent Richard Ranzau by just 75 votes. Nicks has paid the county $1,000 for the recount. Sedgwick County Elections Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KSN News a bi-partisan group will count the votes by hand....
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