Politics

Dreamstime
September 01, 2017 - 10:28 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is writing regular columns for the conservative Breitbart News website. The Kansas City Star reports that Kobach wrote his first column for the website in June and it tied refugees to terrorism. Kobach is a conservative Republican serving as...
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Dreamstime
August 29, 2017 - 10:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former legislator who was a critic of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tax policies has jumped into the race for the GOP nomination for governor next year. Former state Rep. Mark Hutton of Wichita appointed a campaign treasurer Monday so that he can legally raise campaign...
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
August 24, 2017 - 11:56 am
The Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he plans to call a vote on whether to publicly release the testimony of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson regarding the infamous ‘Trump Dossier.’ Senator Chuck Grassley was responding to questions from his constituents at a town hall event in Iowa...
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Dreamstime
August 16, 2017 - 2:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Kansas lawmaker has named a campaign treasurer in an ethics filing that lists the office he is seeking as governor. The Wichita Eagle reports House Democratic Leader Jim Ward of Wichita made the filing Tuesday, naming former Kansas Democratic Party chairman Lee Kinch to...
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Dreamstime
August 15, 2017 - 2:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Prominent Democrat and former state lawmaker Paul Davis has kicked off his campaign for the 2nd District of eastern Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Davis told a rally in Topeka on Tuesday morning that the political system is "fundamentally broken." He blamed "...
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Dreamstime
August 09, 2017 - 12:52 am
A very heated Monday night city council meeting leaves some residents with more questions than answers. Overall, the residents of Great Bend are frustrated this morning. A dramatic Monday night city council meeting attended by more than 100 people left many in the town with more questions than...
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Dreamstime
August 07, 2017 - 2:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer has appointed a treasurer for a campaign for the Republican nomination for governor next year. Selzer filed the form last week with the secretary of state's office. Appointing a treasurer allows him to legally accept contributions. Five...
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USA Today
August 03, 2017 - 8:59 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka, Kansas, man who was the city's first openly gay mayoral candidate says he received death threats during his unsuccessful primary campaign. A day after failing to advance to the November general election in the five-candidate race, Chris Schultz told the Topeka Capital-...
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