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Clinton Goes After Obama Superdelegates

Posted: 06/02/2008 - The Illinois Senator and Democratic front-runner responded to reports of his opponents last ditch effort with a reported shrug as he began focusing his campaign on the presumptive Republican nominee, Ariz. Senator John McCain.

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Kennedy Out After "Successful" Brain Surgery

Updated: 06/02/2008 - The seventy-six year-old senator from Massachusetts wtells his wife he feels like a million bucks after a three and a half hour procedure to remove a malignant glioma.

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Clinton Wins Puerto Rico

Posted: 06/01/2008 - N.Y. Senator makes her case to auperdelegates as Obama closes in on magic number.

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Economic cost drives Senate climate debate

Posted: 06/01/2008 - From higher electric bills to more expensive gasoline, the possible economic cost of tackling global warming is driving the debate as climate change takes center stage in Congress.

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Bush mulls making Pearl Harbor a national monument

Posted: 06/01/2008 - President Bush has asked his defense and interior secretaries to look into designating Pearl Harbor and other historic World War II sites in the Pacific a national monument.

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Obama quits Chicago church after long controversy

Posted: 05/31/2008 - "This is not a decision I come to lightly ... and it is one I make with some sadness," Obama said at a news conference after campaign officials released a letter of resignation he sent to the church on Friday.

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Officials say Fla., Mich. delegates will get half-votes

Posted: 05/31/2008 - Democratic Party leaders agreed Saturday seat Michigan and Florida delegates with half votes into this summer's convention with a compromise that left Barack Obama on the verge of the nomination but riled Hillary Rodham Clinton backers who threatened to fight to the August convention.

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Kansas Legislature Looking for Lawyer

Posted: 05/30/2008 - The Legislative Coordinating Council voted Thursday to take applications from people to provide legal services to the Legislature. The position was created in the midst of a school finance lawsuit.

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Colleagues Honor Late Representative Ted Powers

Posted: 05/29/2008 - Lawmakers gathered for the ceremonial adjournment of the 2008 session presented a proclamation to the widow of Rep. Ted Powers. Powers died earlier this month following a stroke. Colleagues remembered his warm personality.

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End of Session Raises Governor's Ire

Updated: 05/29/2008 - An attempt to get a vote on economic development measures that had been bundled with coal plant legislation failed on what is traditionally a ceremonial adjournment of the legislative session. Gov. Sebelius called it a missed opportunity.

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Mississippi Lawmakers Consider Support for Bio Lab

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Mississippi is one of four state competing against Kansas to land the new National Bio and Agro Defense Facility. Mississippi lawmakers are meeting in special session to consider an incentive package to sweeten their bid.

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Anti-Abortion Group, Governor Give Different Takes on Tiller Reception

Updated: 05/28/2008 - Anti-abortion group Operation Rescue posted pictures on its web site of Wichita abortion provider Dr. George Tiller with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius at a reception at Cedar Crest. The group says the reception honored Tiller. Sebelius says it was a charity event purchase.

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USDA to Open CRP Land for Feeding Purposes

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts says the USDA will open certain CRP lands for haying and grazing. The new use will open when the primary nesting season ends for grass-nesting birds. CRP participants can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency starting June 2.

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McCain Defends Opposition to Senate-Passed GI Bill

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Republican John McCain spent Memorial Day at a ceremony in New Mexico, saying his position on a measure providing more college financial aid to veterans is the correct one rather than the politically popular one.

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Sen. Ted Kennedy Races in Wake of Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Posted: 05/26/2008 - One week after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Sen. Ted Kennedy took the helm of his sailboat in a race from Nantucket to Hyannis Port, Mass. His treatments could start as early as this week.

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Analysis: Debate over Energy likely to Continue Next Year

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Lawmakers declined to attempt to override a third coal plant veto by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, but that doesn't mean the fight over energy policy is over. The issue is still in the courts and new legislation is expected next year.

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Veterans' Mental Health Becoming an Issue

Posted: 05/26/2008 - State Rep. Lee Tafanelli, who is a Kansas National Guard Colonel, is among those pushing for counseling and support services for veterans and an expansion of mental health services.

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Bush Pays Tribute to Troops at Arlington

Posted: 05/26/2008 - President Bush paid a visit to Arlington National Cemetery Sunday, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Bush called the visit a reminder of the cost of freedom.

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Miracle Marine Dies

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The young Marine came back from the war, with his toughest fight ahead of him. Merlin German waged that battle in the quiet of a Texas hospital, far from the dusty road in Iraq where a bomb exploded, leaving him with burns over 97 percent of his body.

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Pastor Says Parting with McCain Best for Both

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A well-known Texas pastor and televangelist said Friday his life's work has been "mischaracterized and attacked" in the media storm over his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate John McCain.

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Audit: Iraq Contracts Skirted Fraud Rules

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A Defense Department probe finds Pentagon paid nearly $8 billion with little or no oversight, or even proof of work and claims nearly every contract flouted federal laws and regulations.

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