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John Celock

Democrat Vows To Take On Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

The leading critic of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) is seeking a return to the state Legislature with a vow to reduce the influence of the...

John Celock

Liberal Dem Likely To Challenge Pro-Life Republican Gov

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

A liberal Democratic state legislator is emerging as a likely challenger to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) in a state where conservative domination rei...

GOP Official Under Fire After Racist Remark

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

A Republican county commissioner in rural Kansas is resisting calls for his resignation after a comment he made during a public meeting last week. ...

John Celock

Doctors In Kansas Will Still Be Allowed To Ask Patients About Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

A Republican-controlled committee in the Kansas House of Representatives has removed a provision from legislation that would ban doctors from asking a...

John Celock

One Time 'Porker Of The Month' Opposes Sandy Pork

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican congresswoman from Kansas who voted against the first round of Hurricane Sandy relief and noted her opposition to "pork" in the bill was ...

John Celock

Tea Party's Shocking Family Values Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party group in Kansas is saying that a Democratic candidate for the state House of Representatives should not be elected because he does not hav...

Kansas Republicans Should Heed Bob Dole's Advice

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Bob Dole said today that the GOP needed get on board and stop fighting health insurance reform. Republicans must follow his advice, or continue down the path of no results, no leadership, and nothing but no.

Rep. Dennis Moore: "Why I support H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act"

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

(The following op-ed has been written by Congressman Dennis Moore (D-KS) for local newspapers all across his district and posted here on behalf of his...

Hypocrisy Alert: Kansas GOP Chair on Recovery Act

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

The Kansas Republican Chairwoman went on attack over the Recovery Act. Never mind that the act has created over 1 million jobs, and Kansas' jobless rate actually declined again last month.

VIDEO: Kansans Laugh at Rep. Tiahrt's Health Reform Lies

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

It's been a barrel of laughs this summer for Kansas Republicans. However, instead of Rep. Lynn Jenkins laughing at uninsured constituents, we find v...

Republicans Raise Money With Dated Unemployment Numbers

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Seems like the Kansas Republican Party is a little desperate for cash these days because they're now trying to line their pockets with outdated unemployment numbers. It's really a shameless ask.

Tracking Rep. Lynn Jenkins' Many Failures -- JenkinsFail.com

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Laughing Lynn Jenkins is safely back in Washington this month after a string of nationally embarrassing stories, headlines, and videos.

VIDEO: Rep. Jenkins Caught Lying Again, Ms. Smith Speaks Out

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Rep. Lynn Jenkins' terrible awful no good very bad August is definitely extending into September. Elizabeth Smith, the uninsured single mother she laughed at, is now telling her story.

Who's Laughing Now? Turning the Tide on Rep. Lynn Jenkins!

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Rep. Lynn Jenkins' constituents are fed up with the embarrassing national headlines and her lack of leadership. The more time she spends in her district, the more voters have buyers remorse.

VIDEO: Rep. Jenkins Laughs at Uninsured Single Mother, Son

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Lynn Jenkins is really making a name for herself this week. No, I'm not talking about her "great white hope" comments, but her incredibly cold response to a 27-year-old single mother without health insurance.

Creative Minds Needed -- Help Us Rename the KDP Blog!

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Our new website won't be done for a little while but we're leaking a bit of it today. (I couldn't wait!)

Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Has a Secret Plan to Fix Health Care

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Let's tell Lynn Jenkins if she isn't going to lead then she needs to get out of the way. We need to flood Lynn Jenkins' office with emails this week and let her know we won't allow her to keep her plan secret.

Over 1,000 Kansas Public Safety Jobs Saved by Recovery Act

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Public safety programs have been hit hard both on the local and state levels because of the national recession. But, thanks to the Recovery Act, over 1,000 public safety jobs have been saved.

Brownback Says What?

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Yesterday, Sen. Sam Brownback (R) had a bit of a problem while addressing the KS Chamber of Commerce. Turns out, whomever wrote his speech left out a crucial element: the facts!

Recovery Act Provides Affordable Housing for KS Families

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is starting to take shape right here in Kansas

What Will Health Care Reform Do For You? -- Kansas Statistics

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released encouraging reports on the Affordable Health Choices Act. I wanted to pass along some of the data

"The Consequences of Inaction"

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

I want to pass along the Kansas Democratic Party's petition calling on Congress to enact real health care reform.

KDP Demands Rep. Todd Tiahrt Apologize to President Obama

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

No matter where you stand on abortion, we can all agree this is a disgusting, divisive comment and deserves to be rebuked.

The Real Faces of Reform: Ann's Story

Mike Nellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Nellis

"I feel like I have paid my insurance company thousands of dollars for nothing," Anne said, "and now I am going to have to drop my coverage because I just can't afford it anymore."