Archive for Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Also from August 9

On the street
Photo galleries
2011 KU football media day Vigil honors Army reservists killed in Afghanistan The day in photos, August 9, 2011
Sam Brownback was the only other governor to attend the prayer rally hosted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has said he will likely run for president. Do you think Brownback would make a good vice presidential candidate on that ticket?

Poll results

Response Percent
He’d pair well with Perry, but I’d never vote for them.
I think it’s a bad idea for some other reason (Tell us in the comments.)
I can see myself voting for that ticket.
Perry can do better.
Brownback can do better.
Total 1386

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Political reality
The idea that the majority party holds the advantage in congressional and legislative redistricting is simply a fact.
August 9, 2011 in print edition on A8
At a recent hearing about congressional redistricting in Kansas, House Speaker Mike O’Neal dismissed the concerns of Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley about districts being redrawn to benefit Republicans as a “conspiracy theory.”
Iowa events will set stage for N. H.
August 9, 2011 in print edition on A8
April is not the cruelest month, August is.