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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
Kansas Water Park Operates Under Limited State Regulation
The huge Kansas City, Kansas, waterslide on which a 10-year-old boy recently died was built in a state known for its light regulation of amusement park rides
The Latest: Kansas Governor Recalls Ride on Big Waterslide
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he and his youngest son rode the big waterslide on which a boy recently was killed when it opened in 2014
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....