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Democrat Campaigns with Possible VP Contender

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Sen. Evan Bayh is campaigning with Presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama in Indiana Wednesday. Bayh is reportedly on the short list to be Obama's running mate.

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Elections Commissioner: Shawnee Co. Results Unchanged

Updated: 08/08/2008 - Shawnee Co. Election Commissioner Elizabeth Ensley says more than 4000 votes from 40 precincts cast on optical scan equipment were not reflected in results given at the end of Tuesday night. However, a review did not change who won and who lost in any local race.

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Lynn Jenkins Narrowly Ends Ryun's Political Comeback

Updated: 08/06/2008 - State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins ended former Rep. Jim Ryun's comeback effort, but just barely. Unofficial results showed Jenkins winning yesterday's GOP primary 51 percent to 49% or only 1,007 votes out of 63,473 cast.

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Incumbent Dem. Loses Governor's Support, Seat

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Democratic State Senator Mark Gilstrap lost his 5th District seat Tuesday night after losing Gov. Sebelius's support by often voting against many Democratic legislative proposals.

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Conservatives Leading in Half of Contested Races

Updated: 08/05/2008 - With several incumbents deciding against re-election, conservative candidates are looking to make inroads in regaining control of the State Board of Education.

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Conservatives Leading Half of School Board Races

Posted: 08/05/2008 - The conservatives in the kansas Republican are again hoping to make inroads into the state School Board, holding on to leads in the half of the contested races Tuesday night.

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Kline Loses Johnson Co. DA Primary

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Former Attorney General loses bid to hold the Johnson Co. District Attorney's seat he has held since former Attorney General Paul Morrison defeated him in 2006

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Slattery, Roberts Look Ahead to November

Updated: 08/05/2008 - As anticipated, former Congressman Jim Slattery will move on to face Republican incumbent Pat Roberts in the U.S. Senate race.

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Incumbent Hecht Defeated in D.A. Primary

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Shawnee Co. District Attorney Robert Hecht's quest for a third term was stopped in the Republican primary by Eric Rucker. Chad Taylor defeated Jerry Berger in the Democratic primary.

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Ryun/Jenkins Too Close to Call

Updated: 08/06/2008 - District 2 Republican Congressional primary between State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins and former Congressman Jim Ryun goes down to the wire.

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Slattery Releases Fourth Campaign Ad

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Before the primary race results are in, Jim Slattery is counting on a win over Lee Jones Tuesday night. Tuesday he released his fourth television ad for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

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Jenkins / Ryun Last Minute Campaign Update

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Lynn Jenkins is spending the last hours before polls close making phone calls. Jim Ryun voted in Lawrence before heading to Topeka.

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McCains Speak at Big Motorcycle Rally

Posted: 08/04/2008 - Sen. John McCain and wife Cindy appeared Monday at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. McCain criticized Barack Obam for supporting a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.

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Reports on Kansas Judges to be Online August 29

Posted: 08/04/2008 - Evaluations of some judges up for rentention will be available online starting Aug. 29. The aim is to give votes information about appellate court judges and district court judges whose names will be on the ballot in the fall.

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Diplomacy And Sports Await Bush in Asia

Updated: 08/04/2008 - President Bush faces a week jammed with diplomatic hot button issues in Asia, including political repression and nuclear disarmament, before sitting back to enjoy the Olympics this weekend.

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Obama Ad Calls for Windfall Profits Tax

Posted: 08/04/2008 - Democratic candidate calls for a return of the windfall profits tax on oil companies, abandoned twenty years ago over fears it was stifling domestic development. McCain camp calls ad hypocritical since Obama voted for Bush-Cheney's energy plan.

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Bush Pushes Offshore Drilling

Posted: 08/02/2008 - President Bush chastised Democrats on Saturday for refusing to allow a vote on whether to lift the federal ban on offshore oil drilling before lawmakers departed for their summer recess.

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Bob Dole Seeking Bipartisan Work on Health Care

Posted: 08/01/2008 - Former Sen. Bob Dole will host a forum at 12:30 pm Monday at the Dole Institute of Politics on the KU campus. It will address ideas for reforming the health care system.

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McCain raps Obama Over School Vouchers, Union Ties

Posted: 08/01/2008 - John McCain, the father of private school students, criticized Democratic rival Barack Obama on Friday for choosing private over public school for his kids. The difference, according to the Arizona Republican, is that he - not Obama - favors vouchers that give parents more school choices.

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