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This Might Be The Dumbest Line Of Inquiry At The Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

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State Rights, or Big Government and Monsanto Run Amok? House Republicans Will Choose.

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
Andrew Kimbrell

For House Republicans, this week may be a major test as to whether their devotion to state's rights is a foundational principle for which they stand, or mere hypocritical rhetoric to be tossed aside when a few major corporations want to improve their bottom line.

House Votes To Ban States From Labeling GMO Foods

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Do you want to know whether your food has genetically modified organisms in it? The House of Representatives voted to make that harder o...

Will Congressional NSA Action Matter?

Kevin Price | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Kevin Price

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is playing "beat the clock" when it comes to the continued authorization of the NSA accumulation of phone data of US citizens. June 1 is the deadline and there is no consensus on how to go forward.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Michele Bachmann Wants An Attack On Iran For Christmas | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is retiring from Congress at the end of this year, and she wants to go out with a bang. A very specific ...

Mike Pompeo Wins Re-election In Midterm Race Against Perry Schuckman

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) defeated his Democratic challenger Perry Schuckman in the midterm race to represent Kansas' 4th congressional district on Tu...

Tea Party Congressman Defeats GOP Challenger

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) has won the Republican primary to represent the state's 4th District, the Associated Press reports. Pompeo defeated for...

Samantha Lachman

7 Primaries You Should Watch This Week | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Congress has left town for its five-week recess and focus is turning elsewhere, this week's elections across the country will be m...

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

GMO labeling is a not a matter of if, but when. The "Big 6" chemical companies and the "big food" lobby know they are fighting a losing battle, but they have deep pockets and seem to be willing to do, say and spend almost anything to keep American consumers in the dark.

The Koch Brothers Are Still Trying to Break Wind

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The Koch brothers have turned loose their network of advocacy groups, think tanks and Capitol Hill friends to kill a key federal tax break for the wind industry, despite the fact that the oil and gas industry has been getting four times more in tax breaks and subsidies annually since 1918.

Jared Gilmour

House Republicans Passed Three Bills To Help The Natural Gas Industry Just This Week | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House have been busy this week, passing three pieces of legislation that would help the natural gas industry by circu...

Muslim Groups Respond to False Claims by Congressman Pompeo

Anai Rhoads | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Anai Rhoads

While on the floor of the U.S. House, Pompeo stated that American Muslim leaders have failed to speak out against terror attacks. The largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the country is calling the remarks "false and irresponsible."

Republican Hurls Shocking Charge At Islamic Leaders Over Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) said Islamic leaders in America are "potentially complicit" in terrorist acts when they don't speak out against them. Pom...

Do-Nothing Congress Gives Inertia a Bad Name

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you want to see why the public approval rating of Congress is down in the sub-arctic range all you have to do is take a quick look at how the House and Senate pay worship at the altar of corporations, banks and other special interests at the expense of public need.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Sequestration Austerity Hits 'Ultra-Conservative Utopia' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As across-the-board federal budget cuts ripple across the country, local officials in Kansas have been left scrambling to fund air traff...

John Celock

One Time 'Porker Of The Month' Opposes Sandy Pork | 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 Rise Blamed For 'Short-Sighted' Vote | John Celock | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Intramural Republican politics in Kansas could be behind the decision of the state's entire House delegation to vote against Hurricane Sandy relief Fr...

The Environment, the Election, Money and the Koch Brothers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The efforts to stymie the president in his agenda to improve our health standards through EPA regulations have been spearheaded by monied influences-not only in the presidential race -- but down the ticket as well.

Kansas Republicans Hope State's Right-Wing Shift Will Lead The Nation

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

As goes Kansas, so goes the nation? That's the hope of the Kansas Republican Party, which is seeing a purge of moderates from its ranks as Tea Par...

Take Your Pick from the Energy Subsidies Tree: Apples, Oranges, or Blossoms

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When assessing green energy subsidies, a little history helps.

Donor Ties Put GOP Freshman At Center Of Battle Over Role Of Corporate Cash In Politics

The Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Mike Pompeo needed funding for a Wichita aerospace company, one of the places he and his partners went for help was Koch Industries, a hometown f...

Koch lobbied on consumer protection database recently defunded in the House

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

In mid-February, freshman Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kansas, whose top campaign donor is Koch Industries, proposed a successful amendment in an appropriatio...

Elise Foley

House Approves Bill With Massive Spending Cuts After All-Night Session | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED*** WASHINGTON - After an all-night session, House Republicans early Saturday morning passed legislation that would slash $60 billion in ...

Democrat Raj Goyle Rallies His Supporters

Steven John Otto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steven John Otto

Staying on his theme of creating jobs, Democrat Raj Goyle gave one of his last campaign rallies, Friday night, Oct. 29, at Wichita's Old Town Square. ...

Amanda Terkel

Kansas Billboard Urges Residents To 'Vote American' Against Indian-American Candidate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A billboard urging people to "Vote American" and support Kansas Republican congressional candidate Mike Pompeo is igniting controversy i...