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Lobbyist Denies Affair With McCain

Updated: 03/02/2009 - On Monday's "Early Show," Vicki Iseman denies the implications from a year-old story on her in the New York Times.

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Kansas Tax Revenues Off Again in February

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The projected budget deficit for FY 2010 grew to $654 million, on news Monday that tax collections were about $12 million short of expectations in February.

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Lawmakers Looking to Smooth, Quick Transition in Governor's Office

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt says Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' move to Washington comes at a tough budget time for Kansas. He believes Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will work with lawmakers, but they need a quick transition to get started.

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President Introduces Kansas Governor as HHS Secretary

Updated: 03/02/2009 - President Barack Obama named Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as his nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. She'll lead an overhaul of our nation's health care system and he says our economic future depends on its success.

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Kansas' Dem Gov-in-Waiting is Former GOP Chairman

Posted: 03/01/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson enjoys the respect of legislative leaders as he waits to become Kansas' next governor. But how did the former Republican end up as the Democratic Governor-in-waiting?

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Sebelius Wins Praise as Next Health Chief

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is winning praise as she expects to be nominated as President Barack Obama's health secretary Monday.

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Obama Names Kansas Gov. Sebelius as Health Chief

Updated: 03/03/2009 - Obama will introduced Sebelius Monday afternoon in the White House East Room. The announcement of his Health and Human Services Secretary nominee comes just days before the president holds a White House summit on health care.

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Kan. House Passes Coal Bill

Updated: 02/27/2009 - An energy bill that includes building two coal-fired power plants in western Kansas is on its way to the Senate. The governor has already promised a veto, but that's not getting some supporters of the bill down.

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Stocks Sink after Citi Deal, GDP Reading

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Wall Street stumbled again Friday as investors second-guessed Citigroup Inc.'s plans to turn over a big piece of itself to the government and as the economy shrank at a much faster pace than expected at the end of last year.

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Obama Budget Moves Toward Universal Health Care

Updated: 02/26/2009 - Obama's first budget predicts the deficit for this year will soar to a whopping $1.75 trillion, reflecting spending to pull the nation out of recession. The numbers come from administration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity before the budget is publicly unveiled Thursday.

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GM Posts $9.6B 4Q Loss, Burns through $6.2B Cash

Updated: 02/26/2009 - General Motors Corp. says it lost $9.6 billion in the fourth quarter and burned through $6.2 billion in cash as it sought government help to avoid running out of cash.

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Official: Budget Projects $1.75 Trillion Deficit

Updated: 02/26/2009 - President Barack Obama is sending Congress a budget Thursday that projects the government's deficit for this year will soar to $1.75 trillion, reflecting efforts to pull the nation out of a deep recession and a severe financial crisis.

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American Family Closing Office in Topeka

Updated: 02/25/2009 - American Family Insurance announced plans Wednesday to close its claim office in Topeka. The office employs 27 people. Twenty of them will be moved to Wichita.

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Lt. Gov Parkinson Joins Leadership Commitee

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Kansas Lieutenant Governor Mark Parkinson has been named to a top leadership position. Parkinson will serve as a member at large of the leadership committee for the National Lieutenant Governor's Association.

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C.R.E.W. Files Complaint Against Brownback

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or C.R.E.W. says a fundraising letter by the senator on behalf of Catholic Advocates violates senate ethics committee rules because it's sent on what looks like official Senate stationary.

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