Thursday, November 21, 2019
Member Login

Sunday Reader: New Lindstrom consultant; lobbyist spending

Good morning everyone: An intriguing political week with Barbara Bollier's Senate announcement followed by Barry Grissom's decision to abandon his campaign and back Bollier. We...

Newby reflects on troubled term at election commission

Officially, Brian Newby's term at the Election Assistance Commission comes to an end next week after almost fourΒ years of political turbulence. Unofficially, the former Johnson...

Panel recommends three Supreme Court candidates

A judicial nominating panel recommended three candidates for a seat on the Kansas Supreme Court, including two lawyers from the attorney general's office and...

UPDATED: Grissom suspends campaign for U.S. Senate

(Updated to recast lead and restructure story with edits throughout) Democrats appeared to be unifying behind state Sen. Barbara Bollier in the race for the...

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. β€œI 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...