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

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.23.2014 | 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 09.08.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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...

More Questionable McDonnell Dealings Unveiled

Washington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

A Virginia Beach radiologist lent $50,000 to a real estate corporation owned by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell and his sister in 2010 — the same year 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...

John Celock

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...

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...

John Celock

Big Guns Behind Kansas Smokeless Tobacco Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are considering a resolution that would require state health officials to conduct a study about the health effects of smokeless tobac...

Guild Hall Celebrates Laurie Anderson, Bruce Weber, Jon Robin Baitz, and Dina Merrill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Given the decidedly downtown edge to the awardees, the speeches were rather formal. Lou Reed presented to Laurie Anderson for Performing Arts.