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KCSL Invites Candidates to Talk about Children's Issues

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Kansas Children's Service League's "Healthy Families" program invited political candidates to their regular gathering. It was part of educating families on the governing process, and educating candidates on issues facing families.

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Lynn Jenkins Releases First Campaign Ad

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Lynn Jenkins has started running her first television ad against Nancy Boyda Tuesday. In it, she says she learned "Kansas values" like being frugal and saving money by growing up on a farm in Holton. She is trying to unseat incumbent Congresswoman Nancy Boyda in the second congressional district.

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Nancy Boyda States Disapproval of Bailout Plan

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Congresswoman Nancy Boyda opposes President Bush's proposed $700 billion bailout plan. She says it will give Bush "sweeping new power with no judicial review" and "no effective oversight."

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Democrats to Let Offshore Drilling Ban Expire

Posted: 09/23/2008 - After months of pressure from Republicans, House Democrats have allowed a quarter-century ban on off-shore drilling to expire next week. The issue still needs approval from the Senate.

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Dodd: 'No Second Act' to Fixing Financial Mess

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Bush administration urgently pressed Congress in public and private Tuesday to move quickly on a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry as Democratic and Republican lawmakers attacked Wall Street over a crisis that pushed the nation's economy to the brink.

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Bernanke and Paulson: Congress Must Move Now

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Treasury Secretary and Fed Chairman urge Congress to pass its $700 billion financial bailout proposal quickly to avert a further financial meltdown, testify before Senate Tuesday.

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Melgren Waiting for Confirmation

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Kansas' U.S. Attorney has a chance at becoming a new Federal judge, if he's able to get a confirmation hearing soon.

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Democrats Urge Caution on Financial Legislation

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Leading congressional Democrats called Monday for a cautious, deliberative approach to stabilizing troubled financial markets as lawmakers confronted this vexing issue with an election-year recess drawing near.

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Obama to head south to prepare for debates

Posted: 09/21/2008 - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama undergoes three days of preparation this week for a crucial foreign policy clash with John McCain in the first debate of the general election campaign.

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Race Could Be Key Election Issue

Posted: 09/21/2008 - If the presidential election is close, a new poll says deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House.

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Millions Will Vote Before Nov. 4

Posted: 09/21/2008 - For millions of Americans, Election Day will be an afterthought -- they will have already voted for president.

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Will Candidates' Financial Plans Work?

Posted: 09/21/2008 - After the country's financial meltdown, both Barack Obama and John McCain are formulating plans -- but will they work? And how much will they cost?

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Rangel Calls Palin "Disabled"

Posted: 09/20/2008 - House Democrat Charlie Rangel, already in hot water over an ethics probe, has caused contrversy, calling Sarah Palin "disabled."

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NY Democrat Rangel Calls Palin 'Disabled,' Then Says He Misspoke

Posted: 09/19/2008 - New York Congressman Charlie Rangel says he misspoke when he called Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin "disabled." It happened during an interview Rangel had with New York's WCBS T-V. Rangel was talking about what he says is Palin's lack of foreign policy experience.

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Rangel to New Yorkers: I'm 'Guerrilla War' Target

Posted: 09/19/2008 - U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangle, D-New York, is defending himself against ethics allegations. He's accused of not paying taxes on rental income and using congressional stationery to drum up private donations to get a college center named after him.

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Obama Campaign Gets Official Soundtrack

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Artists like Kanye West, John Legend and Sheryl Crow are featured on "Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement." Sales from the CD or digital download will benefit the Obama campaign.

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McCain Defends Retirement Accounts Amid Stock Dive

Posted: 09/19/2008 - John McCain will defend his support for privately investing Social Security money amid this week's economic turmoil. Barack Obama opposes the personal retirement accounts. McCain's campaign says there's no talk of outsourcing the program to the private sector.

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Investigator: Palin probe to end before election

Posted: 09/19/2008 - The Alaska lawmaker directing an abuse-of-power investigation of Gov. Sarah Palin promised Friday the probe will be finished before the election, despite refusals by key witnesses to testify, including the governor's husband.

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Investigator: Palin Probe to End before Election

Posted: 09/19/2008 - Alaska state Sen. Hollis French says the investigator's report on whether Gov. Sarah Palin improperly fired her public safety commissioner will be done by Oct. 10. None of the people ordered to testify Friday showed up.

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Bush Says Gov't Role Essential to Ease Crisis

Posted: 09/19/2008 - President said his administration would safeguard assets in money market mutual funds and temporarily banned short-selling of financial company stocks, a trading technique that bets on stocks declining in value.

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