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  1. 2018 midterms
    Kris Kobach Lashes Himself to Kansas’s Unpopular Former Governor Sam BrownbackIn the final gubernatorial debate, the controversial nativist and vote-suppressor tied himself to the former governor’s failed fiscal policies.
  2. politics
    Kansas Men Convicted of Plotting to Murder Immigrants Blame Trump’s RhetoricThe men said they wanted to “wake people up” by killing Somali immigrants.
  3. 2018 midterms
    GOP Official: Native American House Candidate Headed ‘Back to the Reservation’A manic insult message from a local Republican official in Kansas won’t keep Sharice Davids from a probable win.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Two Former Republican U.S. Senators Endorse Kobach’s Democratic OpponentThe fiery right-winger is splitting his party in a very red state.
  5. kris kobach
    Kansas Republicans’ Rebellion Against Kris Kobach SpreadsA survey of Kansas GOP legislators shows nearly 40 percent refuse to come out for right-wing gubernatorial nominee and Trump friend Kris Kobach.
  6. Former GOP Governor of Kansas Endorses Kobach’s Democratic OpponentModerate Republicans like Bill Graves could hold the balance of power in Kansas in November.
  7. 2018 elections
    Kansas Governor Concedes to Trump Favorite Kris Kobach in GOP PrimaryKobach’s win sets up an intense gubernatorial race in the fall, and possibly a Democratic win.
  8. Kris Kobach Says He’ll Recuse Himself From Vote Count in Kansas GOP PrimaryHe reversed his position after a typo cut his tiny lead in half, but he suggested his opponent, incumbent governor Jeff Colyer, is being ridiculous.
  9. Former MMA Fighter Changes the Democratic Narrative in KansasThe national buzz in the Third District was about progressive darling Brent Welder. But Sharice Davids, a Native American woman, flipped the script.
  10. Don’t Look Now, But Trump Whisperer Kris Kobach May Become Governor of KansasThe anti–illegal immigration and voter-fraud crusader is just steps away from ousting the GOP incumbent and becoming an even more valuable Trump ally.
  11. Trump Administration Says No to Medicaid Time Limits (for Now)While the administration lets states impose work requirements on those who receive Medicaid, it won’t let them just cut people off after three years.
  12. terrible receipts
    IHOP Prints N-Word on Teen’s Receipt, Apologizes With $10 Gift CardThe server has naturally been fired.
  13. Linda Brown, Center of Watershed Desegregation Case, Dies at 76Linda Brown’s father struck the blow that eventually took down “separate but equal” schools. But the Browns’ struggle lived on.
  14. power
    The Uprising of Women in Red States Is Just BeginningFrom the teachers’ strikes in West Virginia to Oklahoma and beyond, working-class women have always known what it takes to fight back.
  15. politics
    This Dog Is Rudely Not Allowed to Enter the Kansas Governor’s RaceThis comes after six teens have announced their candidacy.
  16. 6 Teenage Boys Are Running for Governor of KansasIn response, Kansas lawmakers are trying to impose new age requirements for holding a statewide office.
  17. The Head of Trump’s Voter-Fraud Commission Accidentally Leaked a Bunch of SSNsKansas’s secretary of State exposed thousands of state workers to the risk of identity theft.
  18. Good News for Kansas: Governor Brownback to Be Confirmed for AmbassadorshipRelief is in sight for Kansas.
  19. crime
    Kansas Nurse Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Anesthetized Patients“Reprehensible doesn’t seem quite adequate.”
  20. His Voter Fraud Panel Folded, Kobach Turns His Attention to Ruining KansasPity poor Kansas, which has suffered through two terms of Sam Brownback’s fiscal punishment, and now could wind up being misgoverned by Kobach.
  21. Kansas Democrat Is First Female Political Casualty of the ‘Reckoning’An old company settlement with a man alleging sexual harassment brought down the promising congressional candidacy of Andrea Ramsey.
  22. domestic terrorism
    A Militia’s Plot to Bomb Somali Refugees in a Kansas TownGarden City, Kansas, wanted to help refugees. Some Infowars-reading neighbors had another plan.
  23. environmental concerns
    These Farmers Stopped Tyson From Opening a Plant in KansasWorried about pollution, they successfully protested.
  24. the teens
    Multiple Teens Have Entered the Kansas Governor’s RaceThe teens want to be governor.
  25. Sam Brownback Returns to His First Vocation: Warrior for the Christian RightAs Trump’s religious-freedom envoy, Brownback has a chance to leave the state he wrecked and to take his religious views worldwide.
  26. As Voodoo Economics Collapses in Kansas, Trump Takes It NationalTrump’s tax cuts are being designed by the conservatives whose ideas failed so badly in Kansas that even Republicans rejected them.
  27. The GOP Almost Lost in Kansas Because Even Republicans Hate Their Party’s AgendaLocal issues helped make last night’s special election competitive. That’s a national problem for the Republican Party.
  28. GOP Gets Scare in Kansas Special Election, But Holds OnIn a district Trump carried by 27 points, the Republican won by seven, starting what could be a difficult string of elections for Republicans.
  29. In Kansas, Republicans Are Panicking and Democrats Are Voting Their ResistanceThe special congressional election was supposed to be a GOP cakewalk. But now it could produce a huge upset.
  30. Republicans Suddenly Getting Nervous About a Special Election in KansasThe House district represented by Mike Pompeo looked unassailable just days ago. No more.
  31. Conservative Governors Still Not Ready to Accept Free Medicaid MoneySome observers hoped the crash of Trumpcare would convince 19 holdout states to expand Medicaid. No such luck.
  32. Judges to Kansas Governor: Fund the Schools Already!The endless fiscal crisis caused by Sam Brownback’s experiment in tax-cutting led the Kansas courts to order him to pony up more funds for education.
  33. got a break
    Hershey Gives College Kid 6,500 Kit Kats After Savage Steals One From His CarThe thief left a note saying, “I am sorry and hungry.”
  34. Kansas Republicans Are Getting Sick of Small GovernmentSome tea-party Republicans in the state legislature have lost faith in Sam Brownback’s supply-side voodoo.
  35. Multiple Tornadoes Tear Through Oklahoma, Injuring 7At least four tornadoes were spotted in Oklahoma, and one was seen in Kansas.
  36. Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at the Disastrous Kansas Tax CutsJokes about a serious situation.
  37. The Republican Party Must Answer for What It Did to Kansas and LouisianaThe GOP’s economic program just decimated two American states. Why haven’t the party’s presidential candidates been asked to account for that?
  38. Amtrak Train Derails in Kansas, Injuring DozensNobody was killed, and the cause is still unknown. 
  39. Ted Cruz Wins Kansas CaucusesHe also won the CPAC straw poll.
  40. Gunman Kills 3 in Kansas Shooting Spree Shooter Cedric Larry Ford shot people at random from his car before targeting the manufacturing plant where he worked.
  41. The Chain Gang
    Another University Campus Is at War Over a Possible Chick-fil-AThe chain’s “corporate values are not aligned” with the University of Nebraska–Kearney’s.
  42. can u not
    Male State Senator Takes It Upon Himself to Institute Dress Code Just for Women“Low-cut necklines and mini-skirts are inappropriate.”
  43. The Chain Gang
    America’s Longest-Operating Pizza Hut Will Close This WeekendThe owner of the 55-year-old Manhattan, Kansas, location says he can’t keep up with the times.
  44. Tips
    Kansas Waitress Tells Governor to ‘Tip the Schools,’ Not HerIt was her last day on the job.
  45. Tips
    A Diner Customer Left a $25,000 Tip So His Server Could Get New TeethThe waiter says he can’t stop looking in the mirror.
  46. Have Republicans Finally Gone Too Far in Kansas?The GOP rank and file is revolting against extreme fiscal conservatism.
  47. KKK Leader Caught With a Black Male ProstituteThe alleged Kansas shooter has an excuse, just in case you thought he couldn’t get any worse!
  48. Kansas Parents Worried That Michelle Obama Will Upstage Their High Schoolers They want to disinvite the First Lady from a graduation ceremony.
  49. Anti-Semitic Kansas Shooter Mostly Has His Mayor’s Support Marionville, Missouri, sounds like a nice place.
  50. Sebelius Reportedly Thinking About Senate BidMaybe she’s just a glutton for punishment.
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