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Palin Unlikely to Speak With Investigator

Posted: 09/15/2008 - Gov. Sarah Palin is unlikely to speak with an independent counsel hired by Alaska lawmakers to review the firing of her public safety commissioner, a spokesman for Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Monday.

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Laura Bush Arrives in Topeka Today

Updated: 09/16/2008 - The battle between Congresswoman Nancy Boyda and Treasurer Lynn Jenkins is heating up and First Lady Laura Bush arrives in Topeka Tuesday to help her fellow Republican. RaeChelle Davis and Amanda Lanum are Twittering Live.

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Obama, McCain Blame Economic Woes on Greed, Policy

Updated: 09/15/2008 - With chaos rocking financial markets, John McCain assailed "greed and corruption" on Wall Street and promised to clean it up, while Barack Obama blamed White House policies and said his opponent would only deliver more of the same.

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Kansas Board Sets Florida Pastor as Reform Party Nominee

Posted: 09/15/2008 - The Kansas State Objections Board has sided with Kansas Reform Party leaders Monday and will list Chuck Baldwin of Pensacola, FL as the party's Presidential nominee on the state's November ballot. A national group had said Ted Weill of Mississippi was the candidate.

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Luke Russert Gets into the Family Business

Posted: 09/15/2008 - The reporter who sat across from John McCain and Barack Obama for separate interviews that aired on NBC's "Today" show Friday was only 23. It was the late Tim Russert's son Luke.

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Younger Evangelicals Split Over Palin Choice as VP

Posted: 09/14/2008 - When Jessica Stollings learned on Facebook that John McCain had named Sarah Palin as his running mate, the 26-year-old from Bristol, Tenn., took the day off and picked up some campaign yard signs. Just like that, she went from "just a voter" to a McCain evangelist.

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Obama camp suggests Palin has distorted record

Posted: 09/14/2008 - The question of whether Sarah Palin has ever been to Iraq pushed Obama aides Saturday to accuse the McCain campaign of outright lies, distortions and distractions to the American people.

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Kan. AG Touts Consumer Protection Efforts

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Attorney General Steve Six wants stronger consumer protection efforts from his office. He has already added a consumer training position to his office staff, he said, to work on consumer outreach full time. The agency has also developed a "quick response team" to address complaints of financial abuse of the elderly.

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Kansas Congressman Applauds Road Money Decision

Posted: 09/11/2008 - U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, says restoring Highway Trust Fund money is especially good news for Kansas. He says the state relies on good roads for getting to work and transporting goods.

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Kan. Official Relieved by Action on Highway Bill

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that shifts $8 billion from general revenues into the trust fund. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to approve it and send it to President Bush. Kansas Transportation Secretary Deb Miller says she's relieved that Congress is close to passing a federal highway bill.

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Michigan Shapes Up As Swing State

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Barack Obama leads polls of independents, while John McCain is gaining some support from Reagan democrats.

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Clinton Predicts Big Obama Win

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Former President Bill Clinton predicts a big win for Barack Obama this November. He will be campaining for the Democratic candidate coming up.

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Sebelius Rips McCain's choice of Palin

Updated: 09/11/2008 - Governor Sebelius says no company CEO would ever choose a top lieutenant and potential successor the way that John McCain picked Sarah Palin as his running mate.

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McCain, Palin to campaign together

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will spend much of the next few weeks campaigning with Sen. John McCain, a move that not only capitalizes on the Republican enthusiasm for the vice presidential nominee but also limits her exposure to the news media.

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Barack and Dave Talk Politics

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic nominee Barack Obama appears on "The Late Show" tonight on Channel 13. Here's a preview of what they're talking about, including, yes, the lipstick comment.

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Biden says McCain reprising 2000 attacks

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Joe Biden said Wednesday that Republican John McCain is aiming the same kind of attacks at Democratic nominee Barack Obama that Biden had defended McCain against during the 2000 White House race.

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South Korea says Kim is on the road to recovery

Posted: 09/10/2008 - North Korea's Kim Jong Il is on the road to recovery from a stroke and still in control of his isolated country's communist regime, South Korea suggested Wednesday, disputing reports that the leader is gravely ill.

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Obama accuses McCain camp of lies, phony outrage

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Wednesday accused Republican John McCain's campaign of using "lies and phony outrage and Swift-boat politics" in claiming he used a sexist comment against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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