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Distinguished KU history professor presents inaugural lecture on conservatism in America

David Farber, who joined Kansas University in August as the Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor of History, will present his inaugural lecture next week, “The Uneasy State of American Conservatism: A Brief History.”

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Marco Rubio barnstorms Kansas, hoping to stop Donald Trump's momentum

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is campaigning in Kansas Friday, a day before the state's GOP caucuses, with stops in Topeka, Wichita and Overland Park. At a rally in Topeka Rubio said he is the only candidate in the field who can unite the Republican Party.

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Saturday Kansas caucuses: answers to frequently asked questions

Unlike primary or general elections, which are run by state and local election offices, party caucuses are a different method of selecting party candidates. They are run by the parties themselves, and the Republicans and Democrats have different rules to govern them.

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KU says ESPN declined request to change KU-Iowa State game time on caucus day

Kansas University asked ESPN not to schedule Saturday's final regular season game at the same time as the state's Democratic presidential caucuses, but ESPN declined to make the change, a spokesman for the KU Athletics said. Students and university employees took to Wescoe Beach Monday afternoon to protest the scheduling conflict.

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Kansas Democrats: 'Nowhere to go but up'

Former Congressman Dan Glickman and former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius acknowledged that the Kansas Democratic Party is in a weak position in 2016. But they still had reasons for optimism Saturday night, telling a banquet crowd at the party's state convention that there's nowhere for them to go but up.

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Kansas Democrats gather in Topeka, rally support for presidential candidates

Kansas supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were out in full force Friday as the Democratic Party opened its state convention in Topeka. The convention is getting underway with the March 5 presidential caucuses just a week away.

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Trump, Clinton leading in Kansas poll, but many voters still undecided

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are leading in Kansas a week before the state's March 5 primary, but the largest segment of voters in both parties say they're still undecided, according to a new survey by Fort Hays State University.

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Federal judge refuses to block new voter registration process in Kansas

A federal judge this week refused to issue a temporary restraining order to block the U.S. Election Assistance Commission from issuing new federal voter registration forms for Kansas and two other states that ask voters to show proof of U.S. citizenship.

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Clinton campaign to open Lawrence office; Sanders to campaign in Kansas City, Mo.

The two major Democratic presidential campaigns have events planned in the area on Wednesday. Hillary Clinton's campaign will celebrate the opening of a campaign office in Lawrence, and Sen. Bernie Sanders will appear at a campaign event in Kansas City, Mo.

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Kansas lawmakers debating measures to limit refugees

Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would let the governor halt refugee resettlement in communities that don’t have the law enforcement or health care services to handle the newcomers.

Lights, Camera, Films for Action: FFA kicks off 2009 with screening of "I.O.U.S.A."

Lawrence resident Tim Hjersted fired up Films for Action four years ago as a forum to present activist-minded films to local audiences. FFA will also reach the KU campus in 2009 thanks to Will Stewart-Starks, who is planning screenings at ...

100-year-old Kansas woman lines up for tickets to presidential visit

Olathe resident Fern Coffin, who is 100 years old, joined members of her family Tuesday, January 20, 2015, and waited in line for hours at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to secure tickets to see President Barack Obama speak Thursday at Kansas University.

Occupy Lawrence protesters come to Massachusetts Street

Event organizer Lori Learned Robinson talks about the Occupy Lawrence protest, an offshoot of the national Occupy Wall Street movement.

Jerry Moran discusses the debt ceiling at Lawrence Public Library

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran gives his thoughts on the debt ceiling during a town hall-style meeting at the Lawrence Public Library on Monday.

Gov. Brownback delivers first state address

Governor Sam Brownback delivered his first State of the State Address on Wednesday. Brownback outlined plans to move the state forward. 6News reporter Will DuPree explains why growing the economy is a top priority.

Governor-elect Sam Brownback talks about his priorities after being sworn in

Governor-Elect Sam Brownback speaks about economic development, education and medicaid in an interview with the Journal-World, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.

Reports say Moore's wife will seek nomination

Dennis Moore's wife may aim for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional district in the next election.

Misconduct complaint to get full hearing

A misconduct complaint against the house speaker is going to receive a full hearing. The complaint comes from conflict-of-interest concerns.

Highway advocates push $10 billion transportation plan

Money could be allocated to help construct the South Lawrence Trafficway if a bill makes its way through Washington.

Thornburgh joins Brownback campaign

Two Kansas political leaders have gone from rivals to teammates.

Jenkins speaks to both sides of issue at KU

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins addressed both sides of the health care issue at the Dole Institute of Politics of the KU campus Tuesday. Jenkins heads back to Washington next week.