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Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas
October 19, 2014
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.
Analysis: Gay marriage clouds Kansas governor race
October 12, 2014
The re-emergence of gay marriage as a hot legal issue nationally has complicated Democratic challenger Paul Davis’ bid in Kansas to unseat conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.
Cruz helping Kansas Sen. Roberts launch bus tour
October 9, 2014
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is coming to Wichita to boost the re-election campaign of fellow Republican and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.
In Kansas, funding of TV ads most mysterious
October 9, 2014
Kansas has seen the greatest number of ads for state-level political office, such as lieutenant governors and state treasurers, from groups that do not disclose their donors. In fact, secretive groups account for more than half of the spending in that state’s competitive race for governor, and voters likely will never know who is picking up the tab — the biggest paid for by anonymous patrons.
Senator brings in Jeb Bush to campaign in Kansas
September 29, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is bringing in another Republican heavy-hitter to help bolster his troubled campaign for re-election.
Voter mulling options in Kansas Senate dispute
September 24, 2014
The lawyer for a disgruntled Kansas Democratic voter says he’s considering his options as he faces a delay in getting a court to hear his lawsuit to force the party to name a new U.S. Senate nominee.
Texas governor to headline fundraiser for Brownback
September 24, 2014
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is getting some fundraising help from his colleague in Texas.
Kansas petitioners work to repeal ordinance
September 17, 2014
A petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can move forward, according to the Johnson County legal department.
Democrat in Kansas 1st having event with lawmakers
September 9, 2014
The Democratic nominee in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas is preparing to have a Statehouse news conference with former and current state legislators.
Patrol says armed suspect dies in confrontation
September 1, 2014
The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers.
Kobach reappoints Johnson County’s election chief
August 28, 2014
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has appointed the top elections official in the state’s most populous county to another four-year term.
Brownback’s GOP challenger has bankruptcy in past
July 30, 2014
A Wichita businesswoman who is challenging Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary has filed for bankruptcy protection in the past, while her running mate has done so twice.
Comcast cancels event at state senator’s home
July 27, 2014
Comcast has canceled a promotional event at the home of a Kansas state senator.
Kansas House race divides anti-abortion community
July 20, 2014
A Republican primary battle between a congressman and his longtime predecessor has deeply divided social conservatives in Wichita, a city that for years has been a flashpoint in the national fight over abortion rights.