Posted: 05/26/2008 - Lawmakers declined to attempt to override a third coal plant veto by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, but that doesn't mean the fight over energy policy is over. The issue is still in the courts and new legislation is expected next year.
Posted: 05/26/2008 - State Rep. Lee Tafanelli, who is a Kansas National Guard Colonel, is among those pushing for counseling and support services for veterans and an expansion of mental health services.
Posted: 05/25/2008 - The young Marine came back from the war, with his toughest fight ahead of him. Merlin German waged that battle in the quiet of a Texas hospital, far from the dusty road in Iraq where a bomb exploded, leaving him with burns over 97 percent of his body.
Posted: 05/23/2008 - A well-known Texas pastor and televangelist said Friday his life's work has been "mischaracterized and attacked" in the media storm over his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
Posted: 05/23/2008 - A Defense Department probe finds Pentagon paid nearly $8 billion with little or no oversight, or even proof of work and claims nearly every contract flouted federal laws and regulations.
Posted: 05/23/2008 - The Republican candidate releases his medical records after a long delay, hoping to ease voters fears about his age. Doctor says she can find no evidence of new developing skin cancers.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed a $33 million spending measure into law Thursday. It brings the total spending for the budget year starting July 1 to $13.6 billion.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Governor Sebelius signed the legislation announced by Rep. Joe Patton (R-Topeka), which would strengthen the state's sentencing guidelines by keeping judges from issuing a lesser sentence for people convicted of serious sexual violence crimes.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Sen. Barbara Allen, R-Overland Park, is not seeking re-election in order to seek a master's degree in public health at KU Medical School. Allen says she was inspired by her successful battle against breast cancer.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Senate passes bill which funds Iraq War until the next president is in control of policy by a veto proof margin, but not before adding billions of dollars in support for veterans and the unemployed.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Likely Democratic nominee Barack Obama has begun a top-secret search for a running mate.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Missouri senator Claire McCaskill among the short list of candidates mentioned as possible running mates for the Illinois senator should he secure the Democratic nomination.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - After the Massachusetts senator was diagnosed with a brain tumor, his constituents wonder who will fill the seat the Kennedy patriarch has held since 1962.
Posted: 05/22/2008 - A printing error, which left out 34-pages of the Farm Bill when it was sent to President Bush, means he vetoed a different bill than the one that was passed, a veto that was likely to be overturned. Congress now looks to pass another bill.
Posted: 05/21/2008 - Sen. Clinton says she plans to continue fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination despite Obama clinching the lead in pledged delegates in Tuesday night's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky.
Posted: 05/21/2008 - The Massachusetts Senator's talks about how proud she is of her husband in the way he's handled the news of his almost certainly fatal brain tumor, says he's leading the family as always.
Posted: 05/20/2008 - Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama's win in the Oregon Primary Tuesday, May 20, secures the Illinois senator a majority of all the delegates available so far this primary season. Hillary Clinton says she'll continue to go toe-to-toe with Obama.
Posted: 05/20/2008 - House Speaker Melvin Neufeld says leaders will meet Wednesday to decide whether to override Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto of a third energy bill. This measure includes several economic development incentives.
Posted: 05/20/2008 - The incumbents in the state's 1st and 4th Congressional districts file with the Secretary of State's office to seek re-election. Jerry Moran is seeking a seventh term; Dennis Moore is seeking his sixth.
Posted: 05/20/2008 - Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton will both be in Florida on Wednesday after avoiding the state since last fall.
Updated: 05/20/2008 - Senator Ted Kennedy, the Liberal Lion, has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure. The 76-year-old senator has been hospitalized in Boston since Saturday.