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Prominent Republicans from Missouri and Kansas are working to promote Kansas City's effort to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Douglas County Republican Party officials have rejected the addition of a loyalty clause to their bylaws. By Scott Rothschild
Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor says he'll conduct a series of listening tours across the state before formally deciding whether he'll run for the U.S. Senate as a Democrat.
The Kansas University Center for East Asian Studies is holding a live webcast of a nationwide town hall meeting addressing the relationship between the U.S. and China.
SALINA — Former Republican state senator Jean Schodorf says she will run for Kansas Secretary of State next year as a Democrat.
KU journalism professor Guth placed on leave as school reviews comment he made on Twitter on shootings
Kansas University today placed journalism professor David Guth on administrative leave over comments he wrote on Twitter regarding the shooting this week at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. The move by KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little came after a politically powerful legislator called on KU to fire Guth. The Kansas State Rifle Association and the Kansas Board of Regents also criticized Guth's comments. By Scott Rothschild
TOPEKA — Kansas no longer plans to require people renewing driver's licenses to produce proof that they're living in the U.S. legally, Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan said Monday, confirming a policy shift with implications for the state's administration of a separate proof-of-citizenship requirement for new voters.
Former Gov. Sebelius to attend reception to help Rep. Davis, who is considering a campaign for governor
Former Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will attend a reception Thursday in Mission Hills to help House Minority Leader Paul Davis, D-Lawrence, who is considering a campaign for governor.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts says recent changes in post-release supervision of convicted offenders should help control growth in the state's prison population before more beds are needed.
TOPEKA — Kansas won't apply for federal Race to the Top education grants this year because of previous rejections by U.S. Department of Education, Kansas education officials said.
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 ...
Event organizer Lori Learned Robinson talks about the Occupy Lawrence protest, an offshoot of the national Occupy Wall Street movement.
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.
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 speaks about economic development, education and medicaid in an interview with the Journal-World, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.
Dennis Moore's wife may aim for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional district in the next election.
A misconduct complaint against the house speaker is going to receive a full hearing. The complaint comes from conflict-of-interest concerns.
Money could be allocated to help construct the South Lawrence Trafficway if a bill makes its way through Washington.
Two Kansas political leaders have gone from rivals to teammates.
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.
Congressman Dennis Moore discussed the economic slowdown with a guardedly optimistic tone.