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Bipartisanship talk well-received among Clinton audience members

More than 2,000 people packed the Lied Center for former President Bill Clinton's speech Monday afternoon. Clinton spoke at length about bipartisanship. He emphasized the importance of working together for the greater good, and said a large group will always come up with better solutions than a few elite.

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Q&A with Marlon Marshall, former KU student body VP and now one of Hillary Clinton's top staffers

Kansas University grad Marlon Marshall is the highest-ranking black staffer on any presidential campaign. The Journal-World talked to him this week about his career path, his professional aspirations and his thoughts on diversity discussions at KU and other universities nationwide.

Bob Dole endorses Jeb Bush for president

Bob Dole, who’s never out of the news for long, made some more of it Wednesday by announcing that he’s backing Jeb Bush for president.

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Kobach registers 2 suspended Douglas County voters, asks court to dismiss suit; attorney claims he's trying to evade judicial review

Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office began registering two Douglas County men to vote just days after they sued Kobach to stop him from purging them and thousands of others from the state's controversial suspended voters' list.

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Bill Clinton to visit KU campus next month to accept Dole Leadership Prize

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is the winner of the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize, bestowed annually by the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University. Clinton is scheduled to come to campus to accept the award at 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Lied Center.

Kansas Democrats name Wichita attorney new state party chairman

Lee Kinch, a longtime Kansas Democratic party activist from Wichita, was elected to lead the party through the 2016 election cycle in which Democrats will face an uphill battle trying to gain seats in the Kansas Legislature and in congressional races. By Peter Hancock

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'Freak Power' exhibit details Hunter S. Thompson's 1970 run for sheriff

Lawrence native and Aspen art collector Daniel Joseph Watkins' “Freak Power” exhibit, featuring political art and writing from Hunter S. Thompson’s 1970 campaign for sheriff of Pitkin County, Colo., opened Friday at the Lawrence Arts Center. By Joanna Hlavacek

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Documents shed light on ties between KU teacher and Koch Foundation

Newly released documents paint only a partial picture of how — and by whom — Kansas University’s Center for Applied Economics is funded. By Sara Shepherd

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Jenkins: Leave prisoners in Guantanamo

Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins said that prisoners being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should stay there indefinitely, and she strongly opposes any plans to transfer them to military prisons in Kansas or South Carolina. Jenkins was in Lawrence Thursday to meet with area small business owners. By Peter Hancock

Wichita attorney Lee Kinch is the likely next Democratic Party chairman

Lee Kinch, a former vice chairman of the Kansas Democratic Party, is emerging as the consensus choice to become the next chairman, following last week's resignation of Larry Meeker. Kinch is also a former national committeeman for the party and a former chairman of the Sedgwick County Democratic Party. By Peter Hancock

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.