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Kansas Democratic Party hires executive director

The Kansas Democratic Party has hired the former budget director for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign as its new executive director. Ben Meers, who worked on...

Approval rating for Kansas Senators inches upward, poll shows

The approval rating for U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran increased two percentage points in the second quarter, a new Morning Consult poll...

Kelly’s approval rating gets six-point bump

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly received a six percentage point bump in her approval rating for the second quarter, a new poll shows. Morning Consult released...

UPDATED: Pompeo addresses U.S. Senate race

(Updated to add more comments that Kobach recently made about a Pompeo candidacy; edits throughout) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's still...

KDHE names new Medicaid medical director

The state health department on Wednesday named a health care industry veteran with a background in managed care as the new state Medicaid medical...

Three things you may have missed but need to know from Tuesday

While Tuesday was a rather tranquil day - in state politics at least - there is some news that we need to catch you...

Kansas congressional delegation files campaign reports

Democratic Congresswoman Sharice Davids continues to pile up money, making her a formidable incumbent next year. Meanwhile, Congressman Roger Marshall continues to stash away money...

Updated SSJ Sunday Reader: Davids issues statement on Democratic Twitter battle

(Updated to reflect comment from Davids on tweet from AOC chief of staff) Good morning everyone: Last week started on an explosive note with former Kansas...

Senate president names interim committee assignments

Senate President Susan Wagle on Friday named assignments to the committees that will be meeting over the interim. Here they are: Special Committee on Federal...

Updated: Kelly withdraws food-assistance extension

(Updated to reflect expanded comments from the governor, DCF secretary, Republican leadership and Senate minority leader. Edits throughout.) Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday withdrew a...