Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."
Posted: 11/06/2008 - Republican Senator Gordon Smith of Oregon is the latest casualty in Tuesday's late election returns. His loss pushes the Dems total up by one more lawmaker.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - The Kansas Speaker of the House and his challenger say making up the revenue shortfall will be at the top of the list next year for the Legislature.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - The creator, producer and star of "30 Rock" will pass the Palin torch onto another comedian. Fey's seen here holding the T-shirt that may hold the key to Palin's future.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - The defeated Presidential hopeful has started discussions over the role he'll play in the Senate next year.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - He struggled with the request from President-Elect Obama, but the Illinois congressman accepts the post of chief of staff, deciding who will have access to Obama in the Oval Office.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - Congresswoman-Elect Lynn Jenkins talks about her goals when she heads to Washington D.C. in January.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - The two legislators who want to be House speaker next year agree on at least one thing, dealing with the projected state budget deficit will be the top priority.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - President Bush and Democratic successor Barack Obama will have their first meeting about Iraq, the financial meltdown and the future of the country on Monday
Updated: 11/06/2008 - The secretary of state's office reports that 1,218,935 Kansans cast ballots in Tuesday's election. That's 5,827 votes more than the previous record, set in 2004.
Posted: 11/06/2008 - Speculation swirled over what appointments President-elect Barack Obama would make as he pivots from an election campaign to the task of building a Democratic administration.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - A European-rights watchdog group says the U.S. election met acceptable democratic standards, but some voting stations should improve voting secrecy.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Exit polls show Barack Obama's range of support. Two-thirds of voters under 30 voted for him, along with 56 percent of women.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius increased the amount state agencies should cut their current budges, from 2 percent to 3 percent. But Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt says more may be needed with the state facing a $137 million shortfall by June.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Congratulations pour in to Barack Obama, as the President-Elect builds his transition and cabinet to help him deal with the enormous challenges he will face.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says she hasn't had any conversations with President-elect Barack Obama about a spot in his cabinet, but she didn't rule out the possibility.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Lynn Jenkins victory over Nancy Boyda in the state's 2nd Congressional District race means Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will name Jenkins' replacement as State Treasurer.
Updated: 11/05/2008 - After a major problem following the primary election in Shawnee County, changes made for the general election seemed to be largely successful. But, they did cause a bit of a slow down in reporting results.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - In a season of profound political and cultural fissures, the American people stood together at the ballot box Tuesday with a resounding chorus that drowned out their deep differences: Something, they said, has got to give.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Sen. Joe Lieberman, the 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee who alienated his party with his high-profile support of Republican John McCain, pledged on Wednesday to put partisan considerations aside and work with President-elect Barack Obama.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Voters put a stop to same-sex marriage in California, dealing a crushing defeat to gay-rights activists in a state they hoped would be a vanguard, and putting in doubt as many as 18,000 same-sex marriages conducted since a court ruling made them legal this year.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - His storied election behind him and weighty problems in his face, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building an administration in times of crisis as Americans and the world absorbed his history-shattering achievement as the first black leader ascending to the presidency.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - Wichita Senator Susan Wagle says she may challenge Senate President Steve Morris for the chamber's top post. Wagle says she won't launch her bid unless she's certain she has the votes.
Posted: 11/05/2008 - It's too close to call in the race between Johnson Co. Commissioner John Toplikar and challenger Calvin Hayden. Toplikar sparked controversy when a video showed him allegedly stealing Hayden's campaign signs.