Marc LaVoie
December 13, 2018 - 6:03 am
A Kansas State Senator who was stripped of a committee leadership post after she endorsed Democrat Laura Kelly for governor has switched parties. Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills said the Republican Party no longer represents her values. In July, Senate President Susan Wagle removed Bollier as...
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AP News Staff
August 15, 2018 - 4:11 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary. Colyer accepted defeat in a surprise announcement Tuesday evening. It came a week after a neck-and-neck primary finish between him and Kobach -...
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Bill Grady
August 13, 2018 - 6:00 am
The eyes of Kansans, and political observers nationwide, are on election offices Monday, as provisional ballots are certified in the Republican primary for governor. As of late last week, only 110 votes separated the top two candidates, Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach...
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Kara Marxer
February 27, 2018 - 4:19 am
A new Missouri House committee will investigate Gov. Eric Greitens, even as some members of his own party are calling on the governor to step down. House Republicans in Missouri have asked Greitens to resign, questioning his character and ability to lead the state. "An affair is not the reason that...
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Jim Barnett Campaign Website
Michael Ronnebaum
February 20, 2018 - 4:34 am
Among the crowded list of names running for the Republican nomination for Kansas governor in August is Jim Barnett, a physician and lawmaker who received the GOP nod in 2006. Barnett said he learned some lessons from his unsuccessful general election campaign to Democrat Kathleen Sebilius. "The...
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