Kris Kobach

November 15, 2018 - 8:21 pm
Kansas' attorney general is arguing in federal court filings that Secretary of State Kris Kobach should not be held liable for exposing sensitive information about voters. Attorney General Derek Schmidt also contends that voters have no constitutional right to the privacy of their data. In recent...
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November 06, 2018 - 11:11 pm
Republican Kris Kobach has told his supporters that his campaign for governor has always faced "headwinds" in GOP-leaning Kansas. Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly defeated Kobach in Tuesday's election. She won even though Kobach is President Donald Trump's most visible ally in a state Trump...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:50 am
Republican Kansas Secretary of Kris Kobach says voter turnout appears to be heavy. Kobach talked to reporters Tuesday in Lecompton as he cast his own ballot for governor. He is running for the seat against Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly. She is wooing GOP moderates who are put off by Kobach's...
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November 03, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Democrats in Kansas who have had to sit on the political sidelines for the better part of a decade are hoping for a blue wave on Election Day that could help them break the Republican grip on power and are optimistic about their chances in several races, including the one for governor. Kansas is a...
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October 31, 2018 - 7:59 pm
Republican candidate Kris Kobach echoed President Donald Trump's assertion that Trump can deny U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents living in the country illegally, intensifying a focus on immigration in the final days of a close Kansas governor's race. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state,...
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October 31, 2018 - 12:56 pm
Republican candidate for governor talks about immigration and the Kansas gubernatorial race. Watch the latest video at
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October 25, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A federal judge says a videotaped deposition of Secretary of State Kris Kobach won't be released to the public. The Kansas City Star reports Judge Julie Robinson's ruling on Thursday prevents the American Civil Liberties Union from releasing the tape. The deposition includes details about Kobach's...
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October 19, 2018 - 7:17 pm
Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach favors having a private company rebuild and operate the state mental hospital in eastern Kansas. Democrat challenger Laura Kelly and independent candidate Greg Orman say the state should set up smaller, regional care centers instead. Kobach is the...
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October 18, 2018 - 10:37 pm
Vice President Mike Pence campaigns in Wichita for Kris Kobach ice President Mike Pence made a campaign stop in Wichita Thursday on behalf of GOP gubernatorial hopeful Kris Kobach, and Congressman Ron Estes. A crowd of over three hundred people spent $150 a ticket for a fundraising dinner at Air...
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October 17, 2018 - 6:51 pm
Republican Kris Kobach promises to pursue tougher work requirements for recipients of food stamps, cash assistance and state health coverage if he's elected Kansas governor. Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, outlined a proposal Wednesday that builds on laws enacted in 2015 and 2016. Those laws...
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