Posted: 04/28/2008 - Congressional leaders struck a deal on the farm bill over the weekend that cuts $400 million in safety net programs to farmers. The conference committee negotiating the final bill that will hit the floor, including Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran, meets Tuesday afternoon.
Posted: 04/28/2008 - DNC Chair Howard Dean says that one of the Democratic presidential candidates needs to drop out of the race after the final primary in June in order to give the party time to heal and prepare to take on the Republicans in the November elections.
Posted: 04/25/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama on Friday blamed high gasoline prices on Washington and a political establishment that he says hasn't stood up to oil companies, his two rivals for the presidency included.
Posted: 04/25/2008 - President Bush said tax rebates will start going out Monday, earlier than previously announced, and should help Americans cope with rising gasoline and food prices, as well as aid a slumping economy.
Posted: 04/25/2008 - Johnson County District Attorney Phill Kline will now have to get a judge to review any motions he wants to file against Planned Parenthood after he was accused of slipping a document under court seal to a motion he filed earlier this week.
Posted: 04/25/2008 - The Kansas Supreme Court will wait to decide on the fate of two proposed coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas, wanting first to let the distrci courts and KDHE look at the disputes.
Posted: 04/24/2008 - Democratic leaders look to put a quick end to the hotly contested pramary race between Sens. Obama and Clinton, so they can turn their attention toward the November contest between Ariz. Sen. John McCain and whoever emerges the victor.
Posted: 04/24/2008 - Supreme Court Justice tells 60 Minutes it’s nonsense to say the decision was politically motivated, claiming that seven Justices voted were in the majority, even though only five were in the majority that voted to stop the recount. Seven Justice's did oppose the Florida Supreme Court's method to recount the vote.
Posted: 04/24/2008 - Speaking alongside President Abbas, President Bush acknowledges that talks have stalled since he pledged to find a solution, but remains confident that a Palestinian state will be defined before he leaves office in January; tries to encourage Israel to halt future settlements onto Palestinian lands.
Posted: 04/24/2008 - The new plan would allow for two smaller plants than the ones originally sought by Sunflower and called for in the both bills vetoed by Gov. Sebelius and would call for a more aggressive push toward utilizing renewable resources, such as wind.
Posted: 04/24/2008 - The facilities may now serve as voting locations for elderly residents. The Governor signed a bill allowing long-term care facilities to serve as mobile voting sites to help voters living there cast their vote.
Posted: 04/23/2008 - Both Democrats running for President make it to Capitol Hill to vote for bill removing limits on how long workers can wait to sue for pay discrimination, but Republican opponents manage to defeat the legislation
Posted: 04/23/2008 - Money began rolling in to the Hillary Clinton campaign right after the polls closed in Pennsylvania, and early results were announced. Find out how much internet fundraising Clinton has done in the past 2 days.
Posted: 04/23/2008 - Still the underdog in a politcal contest that won't quit, Hillary Rodham Clinton pulled off a feisty act of political survival in the Pennsylvania primary, defeating Barack Obama to keep her Democratic presidential hopes alive.
Posted: 04/22/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton ground out a gritty victory in the Pennsylvania primary Tuesday night, defeating Barack Obama and staving off elimination in their historic race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Posted: 04/22/2008 - Barack Obama, who said Republican John McCain would be an improvement over President Bush, argued Tuesday that his comment didn't undercut Democrats' contention that the GOP nominee-in-waiting offers the same as the unpopular president.
Posted: 04/22/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama collided Tuesday in the Pennsylvania primary, the last of the big-state contests in a Democratic presidential campaign growing more negative the longer it goes.
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Filmmaker Michael Moore posts endorsement for Barack Obama on his web site, calling attention to Obama's ability to inspire; chastizes Clinton for negative campaigning
Updated: 04/21/2008 - Governor makes decisions on bill to allow ownership of automatic weapons, place restrictions on abortions
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Scaffolding signals start of long process outside Statehouse
Posted: 04/21/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius faces a Monday deadline on whether to veto measures on owning automatic weapons, information to abortion patients