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Bush Receiving Award at KU

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Former President George Bush, the first President George Bush is coming to KU 12 days after the election. The 41st President is this year's recipient of the Bob Dole leadership prize from KU's Dole Institute of Politics.

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Enemies won't test me, McCain says

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama's foreign policy positions could encourage America's enemies to test it during the early days of an Obama administration, Sen. John McCain said Wednesday.

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Finney County Employee Sends Anti-Obama E-mail

Posted: 10/22/2008 - An anti-Obama e-mail sent from the Finney County appraiser's office is becoming an Internet sensation. It also lands the employee who sent it in trouble.

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Romney Endorses Jenkins for Congress

Updated: 10/22/2008 - Former MassaMitt Romney (R-Mass.) was Congressional candidate and State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins' special guest at a press event Wednesday. He said Jenkins has the economic experience necessary to beat out Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Boyda.

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National Democrats Buying Ads for Boyda

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Rep. Nancy Boyda (D -Kan.) has asked the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to "get the heck out" of her congressional race against State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins, but the committee is responsible for a new ad airing in Topeka.

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Kan. Ed Candidate Defends Anti-Evolution Changes

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A conservative Republican seeking re-election to the state school board is defending now-repealed science standards that questioned the validity of evolution.

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Obama Opens His Widest Lead Against McCain

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Democratic front-runner is leading his Republican challenger by 10 percentage points, according to the Wall Street Journal survey.

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Palin Could Be Winner Even If McCain Loses

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Gov. Sarah Palin could become the face of the Republican party, and a frontrunner for the 2012 election even if John McCain loses this November to Barack Obama.

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Police drag protesters away from Palin motorcade

Posted: 10/21/2008 - (CNN) -- Protesters tried to block the motorcade of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Monday, but police dragged them out of the way.

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Friend: Stevens 'gets hysterical' at spending own money

Posted: 10/21/2008 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A recorded phone call from one of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' longtime friends kicked off the prosecution's closing arguments Tuesday in the lawmaker's corruption trial.

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Cindy McCain lashes out at media 'viciousness'

Posted: 10/21/2008 - CNN) — Cindy McCain, wife of Republican presidential candidate John McCain, decried the "viciousness of the media" Monday, days after the New York Times ran a front page story detailing her troubled history with prescription drugs and difficulty fitting into Washington social circles.

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McCain Says His Campaign is Focused on the Economy

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain said "it's absolutely not true" that the economy is a losing issue for Republicans and dismissed the idea that he can't win the presidency if the top issue is the flagging economy.

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Ex-President Calls Obama Right Candidate for Job

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Former President Bill Clinton says running for president the ultimate job interview, and Democrat candidate Barack Obama is clearly the right person for the job. Clinton spoke Monday night in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood.

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McCain Defends Robo-Calls

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Here's an issue where John McCain and Sarah Palin disagree.. how well those carefully planned "robocalls" work in getting your vote. McCain talks with Harry Smith about robocalls on "The Early Show" this morning.

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Michelle Obama to Focus on Military Spouses

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Politico reports the candidate's wife meets with military families often in swing states. Here's why this issue could be part of her agenda if she's chosen as the nation's next first lady.

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School Official: Ayers Cancellation Not Forced

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Bill Ayers, the 1960's radical often linked by Republicans to Barack Obama, won't be speaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next month. His appearance was canceled because some complaints constituted a safety threat.

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Topeka West Holds Political Forum

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A group of high school students got to ask questions of several political campaigns. Teachers say they hope it will get the kids involved in the election process.

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