The Wichita Eagle
It would seem to be a no-brainer that existing buildings the city owns should be used for the law enforcement training center, but maybe that's expecting too much.
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Independent candidate: It's time to break DC gridlock
Orman, an Independent candidate for U.S. Senate, visited the Herald Thursday morning to discuss his campaign to not only get on the Kansas ballot, but to serve as a problem solver in the nation's capital, he said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Kansas Farm Bureau releases endorsements
Kansas farmers and ranchers who understand how elections help determine the success of agriculture and rural communities have offered endorsements of like-minded candidates for national and state office, the Kansas Farm Bureau said Friday in a news release.
Kansas farm groups not backing Huelskamp
Kansas Farm Bureau and the Kansas Livestock Association refused Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp for re-election.
land Votes: Election 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach are heading to court again in their battle over Kobach's attempts to enforce a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new voters.
The Wall Street Journal
2014 Voter Turnout: GOP Has Advantage, But It's Not 2010
The 2014 primary season, now more than half over, has been notable for its fierce and frequent intraparty battles among Republicans.
Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening
A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.
Kansas Sen. Roberts' long career is biggest hurdle in GOP primary race against tea party foe
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Something tells me Rick Perry's Immigration meeting with President Obama didn't go as planned.
The Miami Herald
Independent begins ads in US Senate race in Kansas
A northeast Kansas businessman seeking a spot on the ballot for U.S. Senate as an independent candidate launched statewide television and radio ads Thursday suggesting both major political parties are responsible for dysfunction in Washington.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts Re-ignites Residency Controversy
With the Kansas primary only a month away, it looks like Senator Pat Roberts has "Lugared" himself with what the right-wing media outlet Breitbart.com called a "Freudian slip" in an interview on radio station KCMO and reported on July 3 in the DC insider newspaper The Hill saying he returns home to Kansas "every time I get an opponent" and ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Senators join fowl fight with feds
U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, teamed up this week to introduce an amendment to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014.
Pat Roberts on Tea Party'S Challenge of Him: 'I Might Be Next'
Sen. Pat Roberts told Sen. Bob Corker that he may be the next victim of the anti-incumbent Tea Party mood sweeping America with the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor earlier this year, Politico's Manu Raju reports.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Radio host accused of bias in Pat Roberts interview
A conservative talk-radio host whose aggressive interview with Sen. Pat Roberts went viral last week had earlier been paid by Roberts' opponent Milton Wolf to perform music at a Wolf campaign event.
As farm interests line up against water regs, EPA officials begin the hard sell
The Environmental Protection Agency, admitting that "we haven't had the best relationship with the agriculture industry in the past," is beginning a push for a proposed new water rule that has generated strong opposition from farm communities.
Cubans Allegedly Plotted to Smear Menendez - Tea party's got...
CUBANS ALLEGEDLY PLOTTED TO SMEAR MENENDEZ WaPo's Carol D. Leonnig and Manuel Roig-Franzia report on another strange twist in the Bob Menendez saga: "Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he ... (more)
Choice between two conservatives in Senate primary frustrates moderate Kansas Republicans
Dick Bond, the onetime president of the Kansas Senate from Johnson County, considers three-term incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts and finds him too far right.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Pat Roberts releases attack ad against Milton Wolf in Kansas Senate race
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts released a new television ad Monday that raises questions about whether his tea party-backed opponent can be trusted if elected to the Senate.
The Wichita Eagle
Moran, Roberts disagree on federal media shield law
More than 70 media organizations recently sent a letter to the U.S. Senate leaders asking for a vote on the Free Flow of Information Act, a media shield law meant to help protect reporters when federal prosecutors try to compel them to reveal their sources.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Pat Roberts Stumbles in Answering About His Kansas Residency
In an interview that aired on Kansas City's KCMO 710 AM/103.7 FM last week, Sen. Pat Roberts fielded questions about his reelection with host Greg Knapp, which included queries about a debate with the three other candidates vying for the Republican nomination for his Senate seat, his long-tenure in the U.S. Senate, the debate about his residency ... (more)