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My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Loath as we are to admit it, there was no single Biggest Winner Of 2014, because the award must be handed, collectively, to the Republican Party. A case could be made for Mitch McConnell, since he will win the biggest prize of any Republican next year: control of the United States Senate.

Greg Orman Loses Midterm Election Race To Incumbent Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Independent candidate Greg Orman lost the race against incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) in Tuesday's midterm elections, Fox News and CBS report. ...

Pat Roberts Wins Midterm Election Race Against Greg Orman In Kansas

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts (R) won his re-election bid, defeating Independent candidate Greg Orman in the midterm elections, according to CBS and Fox New...

Kansas Senate Election Results: Pat Roberts Wins Over Greg Orman

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) was projected to defeat Independent candidate Greg Orman, according to CBS and Fox News. The Kansas Senate race heated up...

Triple Play: Conversations with Cobra Starship's Gabe Saporta, Live's Chad Taylor and Hellion's Ann Boleyn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ann Boleyn: "My biggest career mistakes were caused by my own fear about asking questions. It was not until years later, that I learned that some of the people I considered to be my biggest enemies, were actually my biggest supporters."

Friday Talking Points -- Games the Whole Family Can Play

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The head of the Secret Service abruptly resigned, after she got grilled by Congress over several disconcerting lapses which happened on her watch. She fell on her sword immediately, to her credit, rather than drawing the story out day after day.

GOP Strategist: Republican Senator Is 'Basically Furniture In The Senate'

The Washington Post | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

KINSLEY, Kan. — Shirley Deege is a proud Republican. For as long as she can remember, the nurse has been voting for Pat Roberts — in the 1980s, wh...

Polls Show Kansas Court Decision Could Boost Independent In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

A Thursday night court decision knocking Democrat Chad Taylor off the Kansas Senate ballot may boost independent Greg Orman's campaign to unseat Sen. ...

Democrat Asks Court To Keep His Name Off Senate Ballot

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

(Adds response by Kansas secretary of state, last paragraph) By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept 10 (Reuters) - The ...

Instead of 'Legitimate Rape' Remarks, This Time Right-Wing Economic Policies Are Sinking GOP Chances

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Unless Republicans repudiate Reaganite supply side (i.e., trickle down) economics -- which stands at the very heart of contemporary, Tea Party conservatism and is the only thing unifying the increasingly disparate social conservative, libertarian, and Chamber of Commerce wings -- they own this debacle.

Coyly Campaigning in Kansas

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What it all boils down to is that we may not know which party controls the Senate when the votes are all in on election night. It may be days before anyone knows whether Democrats or Republicans will control the chamber.

Sam Stein

Dems, For Now, Keep Distance From Kansas' Suddenly Hot Senate Race | Sam Stein | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Almost as quickly as Democrats grew giddy over the prospects of an out-of-nowhere win in the Senate race in Kansas, the dream took a hit...

Jason Linkins

Everybody Calm Down About The Kansas Senate Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

If you spent any time Wednesday scanning headlines and tweets about the Kansas Senate race, you wouldn't be thought a fool to have come away with the ...

Samantha Lachman

Democrats Could, Ironically, Hold The Senate If One Of Their Candidates Drops Out | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

Desperate times call for desperate measures, or so may go the thinking when it comes to Kansas' Senate race. Political chatter has increased in th...

Absentee Senator Pat Roberts Survives Bruising Kansas Primary

Erik Ose | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Erik Ose

Roberts appeared vulnerable earlier this year after questions were raised about his residency in Kansas, similar to what helped defeat veteran Sen. Richard Lugar two years ago.

A Day in the Life of a Queen -- A Drag Queen, That Is

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Victor M. Feraru

Paisley Parque, a drag queen who performs all over the country but calls North Carolina home, sat down with me for an interview. I was interested in knowing what reflections a performer who is approaching a major milestone in her career might have to offer.

John Celock

Dem Fights 'Bizarre' Claim | John Celock | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Kansas Republicans are demanding an investigation into what they say is a former Democratic state legislator impersonating a state legislator. The...