Politics

Dreamstime
September 24, 2017 - 11:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea,...
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Dreamstime
September 21, 2017 - 8:44 am
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman says she'd rather go to jail than take down her pro-Donald Trump signs. Susan Reitman's signs say "I Love Trump" and "He Won, Get over it." But the code enforcement officer in Rockland has notified her that the signs violate a local ordinance, because they are...
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USA TODAY
Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Governor Brownback tells KNSS News he's looking forward to his new job ... Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom. He says "it's really trying to get more religious freedom around the world, which is a basic concept for human rights". And as the world...
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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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