More Headlines

AP Poll: Obama takes a 7-point lead over McCain

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Barack Obama has surged to a seven-point lead over John McCain one month before the presidential election, lifted by voters who think the Democrat is better suited to lead the nation through its sudden financial crisis, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that underscores the mounting concerns of some McCain backers.

Read More

Congress leaders optimistic on revived bailout

Posted: 10/01/2008 - The Senate moved toward passage Wednesday of a $700 billion financial industry bailout as opposition to the package among House Republican conservatives appeared to be softening, thanks partly to a provision increasing insurance for people's deposits.

Read More

Roberts: Bailout Bill "Won't Do the Job"

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Kansas Senator Pat Roberts details on WIBW-TV and Radio today why he'll vote no when the bailout bill comes up for a vote tonight.

Read More

Sebelius says Obama Better for Women than McCain

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Kathleen Sebelius says women face serious economic challenges and will suffer more than men from the current turmoil. Sebelius was campaigning for presidential candidate Barack Obama in Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver Tuesday.

Read More

Bush Signs Spending Bill That Includes Auto Loans

Posted: 10/01/2008 - The $630 billion-plus spending bill wraps together a record Pentagon budget with aid for automakers and natural disaster victims, and increased health care funding for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Read More

AP Source: New York Mayor Wants a 3rd Term

Posted: 10/01/2008 - For a long time, Mayor Michael Bloomberg seemed to despise the very notion of changing a voter-approved law restricting elected officeholders to two terms in office.

Read More

McCain, Michelle Obama Both in Missouri Wednesday

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will both be in the Kansas City area Wednesday.

Read More

Top House Leader Campaigns for Moore

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Maryland's Steny Hoyer visits the Kansas City area stumping for Dennis Moore. He says Congress will change the bailout bill this week.

Read More

Biden, Palin Ready For High Risk, High Reward Debate

Posted: 09/30/2008 - For an audition to be second fiddle, Thursday's debate between often ill-informed newcomer Sarah Palin and often gaffe-prone veteran Joe Biden offers unusually large pitfalls — and promise.

Read More

Voting: Bad For Your Health?

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A new study suggests that it may be the case, but it is no reason to stay away from the voting booths this election day.

Read More

Candidates Televising "Bailout" Attack Ads

Posted: 09/30/2008 - White House rivals John McCain and Barack Obama are taking to the airwaves with several new ads focusing on the current state of the economy.

Read More

McCain: I 'may fail,' but Congress has to 'get the job done'

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Sen. John McCain said Tuesday that politicians haven't convinced Americans that the $700 billion economic recovery plan is a rescue effort, and that he'll go back to negotiations even if his efforts repeatedly fail to bring consensus in Congress.

Read More

Zimbabwe: Sides fail to agree on Cabinet

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Zimbabwe's opposition says its leader met with President Robert Mugabe but failed to agree on sharing Cabinet posts to finalize a power-sharing agreement.

Read More

Conservatives to McCain camp: Let Palin be Palin

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Conservatives are calling on the McCain campaign to stop keeping Gov. Sarah Palin under wraps as the Republican vice presidential nominee continues intense preparations for her debate with Democratic rival Sen. Joe Biden.

Read More

VP hopefuls in debate prep mode

Posted: 09/30/2008 - The vice presidential candidates are taking some time off the trail this week to prepare for their highly anticipated debate Thursday.

Read More

State Candidates Go Back to School

Updated: 09/30/2008 - An initiative by the Kansas Coalition for School Readiness will introduce State Senate and Representative candidates to 32 separate events in 24 towns across Kansas to highlight early learning.

Read More

Analysis: Obama Bolsters His Readiness Claim

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Barack Obama bolstered his case that he's ready to be chief executive with a calmly assured response to the economic crisis and a solid debate performance.

Read More

Obama says 'stay calm;' McCain camp slams Democrats

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama expressed confidence Monday that lawmakers would come through with a financial rescue package, while John McCain's campaign accused Obama and Democrats of putting "politics ahead of country."

Read More

Stocks Crushed

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Dow down 778, worst point drop ever, after the House rejects the $700 billion bank bailout plan.

Read More

Former Kansas Regulator, Lawmaker, Dies

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Brian Moline, a former chairman of the Kansas Corporation Commission and former Wichita state legislator, is dead after suffering a massive stroke last week.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability