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6 min ago | Daily Kos

Margie Wakefield: Kansas CD-2; "One of the Best Campaigns in the Country"

People who attended Netroots Nation sat through a lot of panels regarding the role of women candidates in upcoming races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Senate, Sam Brownback, US Governors

4 hrs ago | The Pitch

Wyandotte County's apparent soccer development victory eluded KCMO

Sporting Kansas City CEO Robb Heineman a year ago tweeted out this version of a soccer training facility that may get built out in Wyandotte County.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Brownback says it again: I'm for wind energy

Gov. Sam Brownback reaffirmed his support of wind energy Wednesday and called for opponents of renewable energy standards to work out a compromise with wind energy supporters.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

14 hrs ago | The Hill

In final stretch, Roberts seems at home in Kansas

The third-term senator has been dogged by questions about where he really lives, but it appears that he is enough of a local to keep his seat in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Tea Party, Dodge City, KS

15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Connecting Kansas: Democrats Unite in Emporia

Emporia Kansas, the heart of Lyon County is often viewed as a commuter town. This image of Emporia is largely shaped by the relative ease of access to Lawrence, Topeka, Wichita.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Emporia, KS, Emporia State University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

O-R Online

A Kansas experiment gone awry

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once remarked that states are the “laboratories of democracy,” and if that's the case, then the lab in Kansas is being overseen by someone more akin to Victor Frankenstein than Albert Einstein, and he's created one dumb and menacing monster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Barack Obama, Opinion

The Pitch

Paul Davis is the quiet turtle vying to unseat hare-brained Gov. Sam Brownback

Dedrie Hawkins watches the Wyandotte County Juneteenth Parade from the folding chair she has propped up on the corner of 18th Street and Parallel Parkway.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wyandotte County, KS, Kansas City, KS

Washington Times

Recent Kansas editorials

When Sam Brownback returned to Kansas to take over as governor and launch his next presidential bid, he and his allies probably weren't worried about those moderate Republicans they kicked out of the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mother Jones

Car Loans Could Be the Next Subprime Crisis. Thanks, Republicans

Would you buy a subprime-loan crisis from this man? A new New York Times investigation reveals that used car dealers are doling out giant loans to millions of poor Americans with bad credit.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback

The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line Extra

People should stay and strive to make their country a better place instead of abandoning it.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Pro-life endorsements issued to incumbents, local challenger

A pro-life advocacy group has released its list of endorsements in several local races ahead of the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Representative Lynn Jenkins, US House of Representatives, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Kansas should join hemp parade

Republican Jennifer Winn, the owner of a Wichita-area property management company, is running a very low-budget campaign for her party's gubernatorial nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Marijuana, Opinion

Daily Kos

KS-Gov: Child Poverty Rate Kicks Up In Kansas Under Brownback

Gov. Sam Brownback answered a question about one of his top policy objectives during a political forum in New York City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Family, Kids, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Young Turks Segregation 2.0: Education in Kansas & Why I Took the Big Risk

At the anniversary of Brown Vs. Board of Education in Topeka, we gathered at the capital steps to talk about what had happened here - and what was happening.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas

Prairire Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Does Jan Meyers endorsement issue...

On Thursday, former Republican Johnson County congresswoman Jan Meyers said she had not endorsed Democrat Paul Davis for governor , contrary to a release from the Davis campaign two days earlier that listed the names of more then 100 state Republicans who were supporting his campaign.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Nice to know names of Supreme Court applicants

Two thoughts about the 14 applicants who'd like to replace Justice Nancy Moritz on the Kansas Supreme Court: There is a lot of ambition on the Kansas Court of Appeals; four of its members are seeking the promotion, including Chief Judge Thomas Malone and Brownback-appointed Judges Tony Powell and Caleb Stegall .

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

SFGate

Kansas governor's foes watching primary race

In this July 16, 2014 photo Jennifer Winn, left, a Wichita business owner challenging Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in the Republican primary, speaks during a candidate forum in Junction City, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Kansas, Wichita, KS

Sunherald.com

Primary foes of Kansas governors most often fail

Only two challengers have unseated governors in the August elections since the state started them in 1910.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Miami Herald

Brownback foe sees national agenda in Kansas ads

Gov. Sam Brownback's challenger in the Kansas Republican primary sees a national GOP agenda behind a Washington-area group's television and radio ads praising the governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Kansas, Phoenix & L. A. Meet-up Info! - Photo Tease of Kossacks in Detroit

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

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