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8 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Cal Thomas: Kathleen Sebelius the scapegoat for Obamacare

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Fox 23

Sebelius not considering a run for US Senate, HHS says

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks while U.S. President Barack Obama listens during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on April 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas

The Hill

Poll: 55 percent in Kansas view Sebelius unfavorably

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is seen as unfavorable by 55 percent of likely voters in Kansas and would trail in a Senate race by double digits, according to a poll released Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors

Breitbart.com

Kansas Moves to Protect Seniors from Obamacare Cuts to Medicare

Kathleen Sebelius' home state of Kansas has become the front line in the battle over Obamacare, with conservatives fighting to preserve Medicare and local control over health care policy while Democrats try to end both.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Health Care Policy, AARP

The Huffington Post

Rep. Tim Huelskamp Claims Kansas Has More Uninsured Since Obamacare

Rep. Tim Huelskamp said Monday he believes the uninsured rate in his state has increased since implementation of the 2010 health care reform law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Healthcare Law, Law, Salina, KS, Health Insurance, Health

The Daily Beast

Sebelius Won't Run for SenateWas sought to challenge Kansas's Pat Roberts.

Prosecutors in South Korea are currently pursuing an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that capsized on Wednesday after it was revealed that he was not at the helm during the incident.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, US Military, US Navy, Vladimir Putin, Avalanche

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BusinessWeek

Kansas Tries to Shrink Its Way to Prosperity

Sam Brownback has been a Tea Partier since before the Tea Party was born. When he became governor of Kansas in 2011, he set about making the state a testing ground for conservative principles, including cutting funding for some public education and the eventual elimination of the state's income tax.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Tea Party, Tax

Politico

Insurance powwow at the White House - Four percent of Americans...

Insurance commissioners from around the country are descending on the White House today for some face-time with President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Joe Biden, Healthcare Law, Law

Norwalk Citizen News

Kansas revenue chief expects boost in projections

New projections Kansas officials were drafting Thursday are likely to show the state on pace for higher tax revenues than initially thought through June 2015, Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan said.

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Newsday

Is Kathleen Sebelius running for Senate?

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Kathleen Sebelius, who last week announced her plan to resign after five years as US health secretary, is "considering" a run for the US Senate in her home state of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Forbes.com

Kansas Hungry For $40 Million Tax Slice Of Pizza Hut Franchisee's Profits

When O. Gene Bicknell sold his interest in NPC International , Inc to Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity in 2006, the price was not disclosed.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Life, Food, Pizza, Pittsburg, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Max

Rep. Blackburn on Idea of Sebelius as Senator: Hah

There's no way Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius can win a Senate seat, Rep. Marsha Blackburn says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas

The Hill

Roberts ad hits rival over X-ray jokes

Sen. Pat Roberts launched an attack ad against his Tea Party-backed primary challenger Milton Wolf on Wednesday, adding another twist to the contentious race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Radiology, Medicine, Kansas

Washington Post

In the Loop: Revolving branches, from Cabinet to the Senate

President Obama speaks to media at the start of a Cabinet meeting on March 4, 2013, as Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sit beside him.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, W., George Bush

Outside the Beltway

Kathleen Sebelius For Senate?

In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of "gross incompetence" over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Conservative Political News

Free Republic

Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of 'gross incompetence' over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Governors, Kathleen Sebelius

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Forget Sebelius, Obamacare Is the Problem

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AEI

K Street loses a loyal ally in Kathleen Sebelius

To begin on a positive note about the outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services: Kathleen Sebelius was perfectly cordial the one time I met her.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Kansas, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Opinion

Washington Examiner

With or without Kathleen Sebelius, Obamacare has always been the problem

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Colorado Political News

History Lesson: How Mike Coffman Does "Accountability"

Last week, it was announced that former Kansas Gov. and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will resign , to be replaced by Sylvia Mathews Burwell , Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.

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