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Dems Blast Brownback Announcement

Posted: 09/03/2009 - Kansas Democrats say Sen. Sam Brownback's gubernatorial campaign announcement shows he's ignoring constituents.

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Thornburgh Signs On To Brownback Campaign

Updated: 09/03/2009 - Kansas Secretary of State, and former gubernatorial candidate in his own right, Ron Thornburgh is joining forces with Sen. Sam Brownback as the Republican Senator vies to become the state's next Governor.

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State Rep. Wants Open Meetings Opinion

Posted: 09/02/2009 - Rep. Anthony Brown, R-Eudora, says he's concerned elected officials are saying they're meeting behind closed doors on personnel issues, when they're really hashing out budget decisions.

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Looking For A Leader, Tea Partiers Issue Invite To Palin

Posted: 09/02/2009 - As the Tea Party Express makes its way across the country, Sarah Palin has emerged as a favorite daughter of the movement, and organizers have invited her to join the tour — or at least come to the final stop in the nation's capital.

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First On the CNN Ticker: DNC Takes Aim At Cheney

Posted: 09/02/2009 - The Democratic National Committee is taking aim at Dick Cheney over his string of high-profile media appearances during which the former vice president has been highly critical of President Obama's national security policies.

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Former GOP Rivals Plan Joint Announcement

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, and Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh will appear together Thursday at the Kansas Republican Party Headquarters.

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Garden City Commissioner Named Brownback Statewide Co-Chair

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback says Garden City city commissioner Reynaldo Mesa will serve as a statewide campaign co-chair for his 2010 gubernatorial bid. Mesa will serve with John Petersen of Overland Park and Wichita city councilwoman Sue Schlapp.

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Family, Political Luminaries Honor Edward Kennedy

Posted: 08/28/2009 - Vice President Biden, colleagues McCain and Kerry among the crowd in Boston in the private service honoring the Senator. Kennedy's funeral begins at 9:00 this morning, with live coverage from CBS and streaming coverage on wibw.com.

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State Senator Sports Shiner

Updated: 08/28/2009 - Sen. Chris Steineger, D-Kansas City, says a health care discussion went too far, leaving him with a black eye.

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Ted Kennedy: Absent But Still Inspiring

Posted: 08/28/2009 - For the first time in more than 60 years, America is without a Kennedy on the national stage and it's more than just a sentimental loss to President Barack Obama.

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Post Audit Points To Training For Social Workers

Posted: 08/28/2009 - A Legislative Post Audit report released Friday says most of the state's social workers don't feel pressured by prosecutors to skew the facts, but the report does cite a lack of training.

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Kennedy Remembered As An Advocate For All

Posted: 08/28/2009 - One year before the day of his death, an ailing Sen. Ted Kennedy electrified a crowd of thousands at the Democratic National Convention.

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Reid Pushes Idea Of Special Appointment For Kennedy Seat

Posted: 08/28/2009 - As Massachusets politicians ponder whether the Senate seat of Sen. Edward Kennedy will remain vacant until there is a special election, one influential national Democrat is endorsing the idea of an interim appointment.

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Nancy Reagan Illuminates Kennedy-Reagan Friendship

Posted: 08/27/2009 - It was a surprising, little-known Washington pairing: Liberal icon Ted Kennedy and conservative stalwart Ronald Reagan were actually quite close, former first lady Nancy Reagan told CNN Monday.

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Reid Wants Special Appointment for Kennedy Seat

Posted: 08/27/2009 - Under Massachusetts law, a special election can't be held until January to fill the seat of the late senator. Top Democrats say they can't wait that long.

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Bennett Endorses Tiahrt in Senate Race

Posted: 08/27/2009 - The conservative icon and former Reagan Administration officials calls Tiahrt a "leader in the conservative movement."

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Jenkins Apologizes, I Was Unaware Of Connotations

Updated: 08/27/2009 - At a town hall meeting in Hiawatha on the Aug. 19, the Republican representative told the crowd that the GOP was looking for "a great white hope" to stop president Obama's political agenda.

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