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Officials Say Obama Looking for Running Mate

Posted: 05/22/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Missouri senator Claire McCaskill among the short list of candidates mentioned as possible running mates for the Illinois senator should he secure the Democratic nomination.

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After Gaffe, Dems Plan to Redo Farm Bill

Posted: 05/22/2008 - A printing error, which left out 34-pages of the Farm Bill when it was sent to President Bush, means he vetoed a different bill than the one that was passed, a veto that was likely to be overturned. Congress now looks to pass another bill.

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Obama Inching Closer to Democratic Nod

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Sen. Clinton says she plans to continue fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination despite Obama clinching the lead in pledged delegates in Tuesday night's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky.

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Ted Kennedy's Family Deals with 'a Real Curveball'

Posted: 05/21/2008 - The Massachusetts Senator's talks about how proud she is of her husband in the way he's handled the news of his almost certainly fatal brain tumor, says he's leading the family as always.

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Obama Wins Oregon

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama's win in the Oregon Primary Tuesday, May 20, secures the Illinois senator a majority of all the delegates available so far this primary season. Hillary Clinton says she'll continue to go toe-to-toe with Obama.

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Coal Plant Override Decision Could Come Wednesday

Posted: 05/20/2008 - House Speaker Melvin Neufeld says leaders will meet Wednesday to decide whether to override Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' veto of a third energy bill. This measure includes several economic development incentives.

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Moran, Moore File for Re-election to Congress

Posted: 05/20/2008 - The incumbents in the state's 1st and 4th Congressional districts file with the Secretary of State's office to seek re-election. Jerry Moran is seeking a seventh term; Dennis Moore is seeking his sixth.

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Obama, Clinton signal Florida boycott over

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton will both be in Florida on Wednesday after avoiding the state since last fall.

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Sen. Edward Kennedy Has Malignant Brain Tumor

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Senator Ted Kennedy, the Liberal Lion, has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure. The 76-year-old senator has been hospitalized in Boston since Saturday.

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After DUI, Affair, N.Y. Rep. Says He Won't Run Again

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Plagued by scandals Republican Vito Fossella announces he will not seek re-election this fall, according to reports given to the Associated Press. Fosella has admitted to fathering a daughter in Virginia and was arrested for DUI

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Democratic Eyes on Oregon, Kentucky Primaries

Posted: 05/20/2008 - With a strong showing in Tuesday's primaries, Sen. Obama will clinch a majority of the 3,253 pledged delegates in the Democratic race. The Illinois Senator is just over 100 delegates short of clinching the nomination.

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McCain, Obama Spar Over Iran Comments

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Republican John McCain accused Democrat Barack Obama of inexperience and reckless judgment for saying Iran does not pose the same serious threat to the United States as the Soviet Union did in its day.

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Boyda Urges Passage of GI Bill reforms

Posted: 05/19/2008 - The U.S. House last week adopted changes to the GI Bill which would cover 100-percent of a veteran's tuition to a public university. Right now, about 60-percent is covered. The bill now heads to the Senate.

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Kansas Democratic Party Chairman Backs Obama

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Barack Obama picks up another superdelegate in the form of KS Democratic Party Chairman Larry Gates. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson are also backing Obama over Hillary Clinton.

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Kansas Superdelegate Endorses Obama

Posted: 05/19/2008 - State Democratic Party Chairman joins Gov. Sebelius and Lt. Gov. Parkinson in backing the Illinois Senator in his primary battle against Sen. Hillary Clinton and in doing so adds to Sen. Obama's lead in the delegate race.

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Boyda Urges Reforms to GI Bill

Updated: 07/02/2008 - Kansas Congresswoman is on Capitol Hill with a former Marine who served in Iraq and Liberia and attends KU seeking to increase tuition reimbursement at a public institution under the GI Bill to 100 percent.

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Huckabee Quips about Gun aimed at Obama during Speech to NRA

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Speaking to the NRA Friday, former GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was interrupted by a loud noise offstage. He responded with a joke that it was Barack Obama diving to the floor because someone had pointed a gun at him.

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Phill Kline Says AG Should Help Foot His Legal Bills

Posted: 05/16/2008 - Johnson County D.A. Phill Kline is facing action from a Planned Parenthood clinic he alleges performed illegal late-term abortions. Kline says his legal bills could top $200,000 - and the AG's office should provide his defense, as it has in other, unrelated cases.

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Kline Considers Candidacy

Posted: 05/16/2008 - When Phill Kline took over Paul Morrison's job as Johnson Co. district attorney, he said he had no intentions of standing for re-election. He has recently softened his tone and is now refusing to rule it out.

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Young Voters' Fashion Sense Often Leads The Polls

Posted: 05/15/2008 - While the nation watches who's ahead in the Democratic race, Marc Cowlin is keeping an eye on which candidate is ahead in online sales of boxer shorts and T-shirts.

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McCain Believes Iraq War Can Be Won By 2013

Posted: 05/15/2008 - Republican John McCain declared for the first time Thursday he believes the Iraq war can be won by 2013, although he rejected suggestions that his talk of a timetable put him on the same side as Democrats clamoring for full-scale troop withdrawals.

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Clinton Scolds McCain For Opposing Farm Bill

Posted: 05/15/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton scolded John McCain Thursday for his opposition to the farm bill, attempting to maintain the sense that she is already competing against the certain Republican presidential nominee even as her chances for winning the Democratic nomination dim.

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