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Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.
Democrat Rep. John Wilson and Republican Nick VanWyhe are campaigning to represent House District 10 in the Kansas Legislature. The Journal-World asked the candidates to respond to a few of the issues dominating this election season.
The Kansas Democratic Party has suspended its communications director over an online posting deriding three towns in the state’s southeast corner in crude language.
With the Nov. 4 election just weeks away, the Journal-World caught up with the candidates running to represent the Kansas House Districts encompassing Lawrence. Republican Nick VanWyhe and incumbent Rep. John Wilson, a Democrat, are campaigning to represent House District 10 in the Kansas Legislature.
Democrat Dennis “Boog” Highberger and Republican J. Douglas "Doug" Robinson are campaigning to represent House District 46 in the Kansas Legislature, the seat formerly held by gubernatorial candidate Rep. Paul Davis, of Lawrence. With the Nov. 4 election just weeks away, the Journal-World asked the candidates to respond to a few of the issues dominating this election season.
With the Nov. 4 election just weeks away, the Journal-World caught up with the candidates running to represent the Kansas House districts encompassing Lawrence. Republican J. Douglas "Doug" Robinson and Democrat Dennis "Boog" Highberger are campaigning to represent House District 46 in the Legislature, the seat most recently filled by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Paul Davis, of Lawrence.
Rep. Lynn Jenkins has risen in Congress to become part of the House Republican leadership team and says she is proud of what the GOP has accomplished. As she seeks a fourth term, she says the partisan gridlock in Washington is largely the fault of the Democratic majority in the Senate, something she hopes will change after the Nov. 4 elections. By Peter Hancock
Gov. Sam Brownback and Secretary of State Kris Kobach are preparing to launch what they’re describing as a new Kansas Business Center.
Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants a chance to argue in court that Kansas Democrats are legally obligated to pick a new nominee for U.S. Senate.
Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation’s first black attorney general.
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.