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Kansas: Picking Ourselves Back Up

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

I am a Democrat. My small "d" democratic bent encourages me to try to see the best in people, even politicians from the opposing party. But I have rarely witnessed the kind of bare-knuckled politicking that occurred during these mid-term elections.

Paul Davis Loses Election Race To Incumbent Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Paul Davis conceded to incumbent Sam Brownback (R) in the race for Kansas governor. Davis is a partner in the law firm of Fagan, Emert & D...

Sam Brownback Wins Governor Election Race Against Paul Davis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Sam Brownback won the Kansas gubernatorial race against Democrat Paul Davis. Davis conceded the race to Brownback Tuesday night, accordin...

Kansas Governor Election Results: Sam Brownback Wins Against Paul Davis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) defeated Democrat Paul Davis in Tuesday's gubernatorial election. According to the AP, Davis conceded the r...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 10.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Sam Brownback vs. Paul Davis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Kansas Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Sam Brownback vs. Paul Davis Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin com...

Democrat Loses Ground In Kansas Governor's Race

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressiv...

Eliot Nelson

Kansans Are Moderate As Hell And They're Not Going To Take It Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas -- A boring thing happened in Kansas last week. In a nondescript conference room in a nondescript community center, a group ...

Davis: Hundreds Of Republicans Break With Brownback

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Democratic challenger Paul Davis said Tuesday that more than 500 Republican dissidents support him in the Kansas governor...

Kansas Is So Broke That It Has To Auction Off Sex Toys

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Kansas' budget woes are so dire that the state government has resorted to selling off furry handcuffs and vibrators seized by its revenue department. ...

Political Read: In DC, At Least We Have Diane Rehm

Howard Fineman | Posted 11.23.2014 | Media
Howard Fineman

The national media is in the midst of another season of self-loathing, and with good reason. The coverage of politics often is as trivial as politics itself. So it was with a sense of relief and gratitude that I joined some 500 others recently to give thanks for and pay tribute to Diane Rehm.

Jason Linkins

In The New York Times, Evidence Of A Slow Election Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

A 26-year-old man walks into a strip club with his boss. He gets up to some strip club shenanigans. While he is there, the police raid the strip club,...

Dem Candidate Responds To Strip Club Incident

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

Paul Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor in Kansas, faced the music Saturday on a 16-year-old report of his presence at a strip club during a...

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.

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.

Poll Finds GOP Gov Trailing His Democratic Challenger

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is still trailing Democratic rival Paul Davis, a poll released Thursday finds. A KSN News poll found Davis, a member ...

Former GOP Rep Says She Never Endorsed Dem In Governor's Race

AP | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Republican congresswoman from Kansas says she never endorsed Democratic challenger Paul Davis in the gubernatorial ...

Over 100 Republicans Back Democratic Candidate For Kansas Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

The organization Republicans for Kansas Values, which is composed of 104 current and former Republican officeholders in Kansas, endorsed state Rep. Pa...

Governor Wants To Double Down On Massive Tax Cut That Tanked State Finances

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is unfazed by a massive revenue shortfall that threatens to leave his state's finances in ruins. Determined that supply-...

Brownback Faces Blowback On Tax Cuts, Trails Dem Challenger In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is feeling some heat over his support for income tax cuts that have resulted in dramatic revenue decreases and budget sh...

Pulling Back the Curtain on Sam Brownback's Kansas Financial Meltdown

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

His state veered hard to the right on tax policy, and as a result its economy has underperformed the rest of country, and his budget is in shambles.

Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Wins State House Approval

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are lashing out at the Kansas House's leading Democrat, saying he showed only tepid opposition to a bill pr...

Kansas: The Surreal State of the State

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

This bizarre scenario wasn't church, this was state -- or at least the Statehouse -- and the constitution that is revered by social conservatives is very firm on the separation of the two. That separation has gone the way of the Passenger Pigeon in Kansas.

John Celock

'Ultraconservative Utopia' Could Kick 20,000 Off Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

Thousands of Kansans could lose food stamps under a new state policy that congressional Republicans hope to implement nationwide. Kansas officials...

John Celock

Moderates Could Jump Off GOP Ship In 'Ultraconservative Utopia'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

The civil war between moderate and conservative Republicans in Kansas continues as moderates get behind Democrat Paul Davis to challenge Gov. Sam Brow...