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Republican Ron Estes wins tight special election for US House seat
Republican Ron Estes has won the special election for the U.S. House seat in the 4th congressional district of Kansas, according to The Associated Press. In this conservative, rural district, which President Donald Trump won by nearly 30 percentage points in November, anxious Republicans needed to
Kansas special election becomes test for Trump and GOP
Republicans are making a big, last-minute push in a special election in a rural Kansas district that is getting too close for the GOP 's comfort. In what is the first congressional race since November, Republicans hope for a landslide in a district that President Trump won by nearly 30 percentage
As Kansas Defies Transgender Directive, School Funding and Civil Rights in Question
After the Kansas Board of Education and state legislature announced yesterday that the state will continue to apply its own gender policies on school bathroom use, instead of following the Obama administration's directive to allow students to use bathrooms associated with their chosen gender
Saturday’s Primaries and Caucuses: The Storylines to Watch
Today marks the next round of states casting ballots in the 2016 race for the White House. Democrats are facing off in Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Maine (ending Sunday). Republicans vote in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine. These states may be small, but they mark an important day in a
Kansas Workplace Shooting Leaves 4 Dead, 14 Wounded
Four people were killed and 14 wounded in an horrific shooting at a Kansas workplace and two other locations Thursday evening, authorities said. The shooter, an employee at Excel Industries -- one of the scenes -- was killed by police, Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said in a press conference
Several Dead in Kansas Workplace Shooting
Police say shooter, an employee at Excel Industries, was shot and killed by law enforcement.
Hillary Clinton Gets Her First 2016 Campaign Song
Looks like someone beat Katy Perry to writing a theme song for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. “Stand with Hillary,” a PAC geared towards working families and Latinos, released this country ballad last month. The song features a chorus of “Now it’s time for us to stand up with Hillary.” ] /> But
Election 2014 Scorecard: How 6 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Fared on the Campaign Trail
We know that Election Day 2014 left the Democrats seeing red. But with midterms behind us, the focus now shifts to 2016. The midterms gave potential 2016 nominees a chance to hit the campaign trail early – for other candidates, of course. Bill and Hillary...
A Fresh Blast of Discontent Reshapes the Political Order
A fresh blast of public discontent reshaped American politics yet again in the 2014 midterm elections, handing the Republican Party control of the Senate and its largest house majority in 86 years. Its source: Seemingly unending economic woe – and the political discord it fuels....