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Congressional campaign finance roundup

Here are the campaign finance filings from each of the four House districts in Kansas. We thought we would just group them all together...

Bollier jumps into U.S. Senate race

Less than a year after changing parties, Democratic state lawmaker Barbara Bollier announced Wednesday morning that she's running for the U.S. Senate. “I became a...

UPDATED: Lone Democrat withdraws from congressional race

(Updated to reflect Democratic Party reaction) The lone Democrat to announce a congressional candidacy in the Kansas 2nd District has told supporters she is pulling...

Waymaster announces congressional bid

(Will be updated as necessary) Republican state Rep. Troy Waymaster on Tuesday joined the Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District. Waymaster had been considering the...

Sunday Reader: Senate 7 dance; ‘Absolute warrior’ passes

Good morning everyone: An extraordinarily slow week, maybe the slowest since we started this little venture about 18 months ago. Frankly, most everything that happened last...

Graham moves to governor’s office from lottery

Tim Graham, a former top aide to Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley and now deputy executive director at the Kansas Lottery, will be moving...

UPDATED: Wagle’s chief of staff departs over disagreement

(Updated to reflect comment from Wagle's office) Senate President Susan Wagle's chief of staff said Thursday he had been let go because of a disagreement...

Planned Parenthood looks to add new clinic in KCK

Planned Parenthood is looking at expanding its services in Wyandotte County with a new clinic. The organization, which already has offices in Overland Park and...

Sunday Reader: Coal plant purchase returns; Statehouse pay

Good morning everyone: The Chiefs don't play until tonight, so you will have plenty of time to peruse this week's roundup of Kansas political news....

House Republicans pick new political consultant

Kansas House Republicans have hired former Singularis partner Jared Suhn as their new political strategist going into the 2020 elections. Leadership on the Republican House...