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John Celock

Kansas Dems Line Up Against Against 'Galavanting' Immigration Foe

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

The field to challenge Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) next year continues to grow, as three Democrats have started up efforts toward seekin...

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GOP Official Explains Brainless Democrat Comment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Kansas' Republican secretary of state is explaining comments he made at a regional Republican event over the weekend where he suggested that young Dem...

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Tea Party Favorites Sue To Enforce Proof Of Citizenship Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The Kansas secretary of state announced Wednesday that he and his Arizona counterpart are suing the federal government in an effort to ensure that any...

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GOP Official Would Implement Campaign Finance Reform 'When Pigs Fly'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Kansas' Republican secretary of state is considered unlikely to implement new campaign finance regulations to force disclosure of secret campaign mone...

Kris Kobach: 'Illegal Aliens' Used 'KKK' Intimidation Tactics

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) continued to push back Tuesday against a weekend demonstration by pro-immigration advocates, arguing that th...

GOP Hardliner Issues 'Second Amendment' Warning To Protesters

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said Monday that protests like the one that took place at his home over the weekend are the reason the Secon...

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Lawmakers Deal Blow To Immigration Foe

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas state House of Representatives on Sunday killed Secretary of State Kris Kobach's (R) hopes of becoming a prosecutor i...

Paging Orly Taitz: British Citizen Wins City Council Seat In Kansas

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

A British citizen has won a city council seat in rural Kansas, unseating an incumbent after he didn't even campaign. Adam Baker, the 32-year-old o...

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Kansas Immigration Foe Gets Mixed Message From Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas state Senate passed legislation Thursday evening that would give Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) power to investig...

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Kansas Immigration Foe Meets New Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), best known for his national work on immigration issues, has drawn his first opponent in what could shape up...

Republican's 90 Percent Voter Problem Claim Slammed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said his push for new voter identification requirements and other election law changes stopped 90 percent of...

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Dems' Big Hope For 'Voter Surpression Poster Child'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Kansas Democrats are using the threat of suing the state's Republican secretary of state over "voter surpression" as a new tactic to raise money. ...

Voter ID Advocate Attempts Power Grab

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Kansas' secretary of state is renewing his efforts to gain prosecutorial power as part of his voter identification push. Secretary of State Kris K...

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Kansas Official Reverses Judicial Order On Release Of Voters' Names

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Hours after a federal judge granted access to the names of provisional voters in one Kansas case, a county election official ruled in another case tha...

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Tea Party Favorite Loses Fight Over Provisional Ballots

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A federal judge in Kansas overruled Secretary of State Kris Kobach's objections Wednesday and will allow a Democratic state lawmaker and well-known Ko...

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'Out Of Touch' Republican Blamed For Election Night Confusion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) faces calls for his resignation led by a group that contends his out-of-state work on immigration legislatio...

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GOP Official Explains Election Night Absence

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has ordered a probe into how votes were counted in the state's largest city, while facing questions about how he...

Kansas Secretary Of State Blames Voter ID Error On County Officials

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) told state senators on Tuesday that his office is not responsible for confusion over which types of high sch...

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Kris Kobach Faces Recall Effort Over Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), who famously drafted Arizona and Alabama's controversial immigration laws, is facing a recall attempt over ...

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Kansas Elections Boss Thinks 'He's Above The Rules,' Dem Says

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Kansas Democrats and moderate Republicans on Monday criticized campaign donations to conservative candidates by a political action committe...

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GOP Election Boss Told To Stop 'Red Herring' Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

A new report which has ranked Kansas as one of six states most likely to have problems with accurate vote counts, led a Democratic legislator to call ...

Author Of Arizona Immigration Law Calls Obama Administration 'A Disgrace'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

The author of Arizona's controversial immigration law accused the U.S. Justice Department of going after conservative states during an appearance on a...

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Lawmakers Pass Stricter Voter Reg Law For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass legislation requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration star...

Immigration Debate Gets Complicated In Kansas

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. -- An architect of state and local laws cracking down on undocumented immigration is a leading Republican officeholder in Kansas, but bus...

Kris Kobach, Bush Lawyer, Architect Of Arizona Immigration Law

Mother Jones | Suzy Khimm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Arizona passed a law that handed local police unprecedented authority to investigate and arrest suspected illegal immigrants, the state ignited a...