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Judge, state differ on judicial selection

Posted: 11/27/2015 - Attorneys for a Kansas judge contend recent legislation changing judicial selection in Kansas is unconstitutional. But the state argues the law is a proper exercise of longstanding legislative authority.

Will evangelicals be Ben Carson's salvation?

Updated: 11/27/2015 - His ride atop national polls and in early states has been built largely on evangelicals, a group that first knew Carson as a pediatric neurosurgeon but now see him as a president.

Donald Trump denies mocking reporter's disability

Updated: 11/26/2015 - The New York Times is angry that Donald Trump appeared to mock one of its reporters who has a physical disability, but the candidate denied Thursday that he was mimicking the reporter.

Obama claims states can't block refugees

Posted: 11/26/2015 - The Obama administration is reminding state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees.

Kansas urges high court to look at judiciary in other states

Posted: 11/25/2015 - The attorney general's office wants the Kansas Supreme Court to look at how the judiciary in surrounding states works when it decides the validity of a law stripping the high court of its power to appoint chief judges.

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