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Boeing Wins Key Round in Air Force Tanker Protest

Posted: 06/18/2008 - The Government Accountability Office grants Boeing's protest of a $35 billion Air Force tanker deal. The Air Force awarded the contract to Northrop Grumman and its European partner Airbus.

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Michelle Obama Grateful for First Lady's Defense

Posted: 06/18/2008 - Michelle Obama appears on ABC's "The View" Wednesday and says she appreciated First Lady Laura Bush's defense of comments Obama made about being proud of the United States. Obama says she admires Bush's calm approach.

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Bush Seeks End To Offshore Drilling Ban

Posted: 06/18/2008 - President Bush asks congress to lift ban on offshore drilling. Congressional Democrats were quick to reject the push for lifting the drilling moratorium. Bush also proposed opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling.

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Road To White House May Go Through Michigan

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Battleground state Michigan could be the key to the White House for both parties, but it is especially true for the Democrats, who haven't won the Presidency without Michigan in 50 years.

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Gore Blasts Bush, Praises Obama

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former Vice President Al Gore has lashed out against President Bush, and praised the man he has endorsed, Barack Obama. Gore compared Obama to JFK.

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Former Kansas Rep. Jim Ryun Going Up with TV Ads

Updated: 07/02/2008 - Ryun's campaign ads will begin running Tuesday, June 17 in the Topeka TV market. Ryun is up against state treasurer Lynn Jenkins for the Republican slot on the second district congressional ticket.

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Obama Camp sees Possible Win Without Ohio, Florida

Posted: 06/16/2008 - Barack Obama's campaign envisions a path to the presidency that could include Virginia, Georgia and several Rocky Mountain states, but not necessarily the pair of battlegrounds that decided the last two elections — Florida and Ohio.

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Obama to Visit Iraq, Afghanistan Before Election

Posted: 06/16/2008 - Barack Obama says he is going to visit Iraq and Afghanistan before the November election. The presumed Democratic presidential nominee said he spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on Monday about the war and told him he looks forward to seeing him in Baghdad.

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Bush Embraces Britain's Moves on Iran, Afghanistan

Posted: 06/16/2008 - President applauded the British government's pladge to tighten restrictions on Iran and more troops to Afghanistan, while dismissing reports of disagreements over Iraq policy, in a joint press conference with Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

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Analysis: Bush making grand promises in Europe

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Roaming across Europe on a glamorous weeklong goodbye, President Bush does not sound like a man with dismal poll ratings, dwindling influence and just seven months left in office.

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Huckabee Joining Fox News

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Former Governor of Arkansas dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination in March after John McCain earned enough delegates to secure the nomination.

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Mukasey: High Court Ruling Won't Stop Terror Trials

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Attorney General says the government plans to proceed with military trials despite the flood of court filings expected to follow the Supreme Court rulings, while the Bush Administration says it may seek legislation to get around the Court ruling military trials unconstitutional.

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Bush: West Must Stand with Afghanistan

Posted: 06/13/2008 - The President urged Europe to join the U.S. in trying to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a haven for terrorists again. Began day visiting Pope Benedict XVI t the Vatican.

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Iraq PM: Security Deal Talks at 'Dead End'

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Iraqi PM al-Maliki reflected his parliament's sentiment that Washington's proposals for a long-term military presence in Iraq would give the U.S. too much control in his state's affairs.

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Boeing Says Air Force Miscalculated Tanker Costs

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Boeing says the Air Force admitted it selected the higher of the competing tanker bids, which if the Chicago-based company loses could cost Kansas 3,800 jobs.

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Not All Democrats Falling for Obama

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Dem. rep. Nancy Boyda moved from the undecided colemn Wednesday to endorse her party's presumptive nominee, saying she "has been impressed" with the Illinois Senator's campaign.

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Boyda Endorses Obama in Presidential Race

Updated: 07/02/2008 - Congresswoman Nancy Boyda (D-Kansas) says she is impressed with Sen. Barack Obama's campaign and has announced her endorsement for Obama as president.

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HuffPost's Stein: Sebelius Completes "Obama Puzzle"

Posted: 06/11/2008 - Huffington Post writer Sam Stein says the Kansas governor's previous public showdowns with the Bush Administration after Greensburg and after the State of the Union Address demonstrate her strengths and potential weaknesses were she to join an Obama ticket.

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McCain Says Gas Prices Won't Lower, Could rise Further

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The presumptive Republican nominee says ion the "today"show that oil companies need to be more involved in finding alternative energy resources; believes that some of their profits should be returned to the consumer, but wouldn't say if he'd support raising their taxes.

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Bush, German Chancellor Merkel Discuss Iran

Posted: 06/11/2008 - The president is in Europe pushing for stronger sanctions against Iran for continuing with their nuclear program; two leaders also discuss Afghanistan, global Warming, and their relations with Russia as the U.S.

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Thornburgh Concludes Candidate Filing Period

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The filing to run for office in the primary elections is over. Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh officially concluded the filing period at noon Tuesday, June 10.

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US: Iraq Pact Could Be Finalized Next Month

Posted: 06/10/2008 - New deal would provide legal authorization for U.S. soldiers to remain in Iraq after the United Nations mandate providing for them to be there expires at the end of the month.

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Bush Prods Allies for Tougher Stance on Iran

Posted: 06/10/2008 - While in Europe, President Bush pushes for tougher sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation to force them to disclosing fully their nuclear program, saying Iran can not be trusted with uranium enrichment.

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