Larry Wolgast and Michael Ogle will face off for Topeka Mayor on the April ballot, following results of Tuesday's primary elections.
Military leaders say readiness will be compromised if the cuts take full effect. Republicans seek to blame President Obama and Democrats for the situation. The two sides remain divided over taxes as part of the solution.
The job losses would result from declines in government spending in a wide range of government programs. The across-the-board spending cuts are slated to take effect Friday, March 1st.
The recovery is already moderate as it is, and upcoming cuts add an additional "significant" burden, Bernanke said in prepared testimony.
The decorated Vietnam veteran faced a bruising confirmation battle, but that could quickly be overshadowed by forced spending cuts taking effect this week.
Hard-line Islamist groups like the Nusra Front are becoming more popular in Syria. They're fighting the Syrian regime while providing social services for Syrian civilians. The United States blacklisted the Nusra Front in December, labeled it terrorist.
Tebow, who's also slated to be on the NFL trading block in about three weeks, is laying low from personal appearances regarding his religious beliefs.
Lawyer says Sandra Jackson accepts responsibility for "mistakes in judgment".. Jesse Jackson Jr. says "I'm sorry I let everybody down" as he leaves the courthouse. His wife Sandra failed to declare more than $600,000; money was from campaign funds.