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Wichita police respond to allegations of cover-up
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Kansas looks at alert system for missing foster children
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Concerns about residential psych treatment for foster kids
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Owner of pit bulls asks Andover to review ban
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Former state lawmaker O'Malley enters Governor's race
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Brownback issues pardon for man convicted of felony theft
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4th teen announces plans to run for governor in Kansas
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Kansas Reps. support banning 'bump stock' weapon accessory
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Regents appointments headed to Kansas Senate
The reappointments were approved last week by the Kansas Senate Confirmations Oversight Committee.
Kansas court says hike in school aid not enough
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4 of 6 Kansas Congressional delegation supports GOP tax bill
Four of six members of Kansas' congressional delegation are supporting a proposed federal tax code being developed by House and Senate Republicans.
House Majority Whip Scalise returns to work at Capitol
The congressman shot in June at a baseball practice is returning to work at the Capitol after three months in the hospital and at a rehabilitation facility.
President Trump raising money in New York for 2020 campaign, GOP
President Donald Trump is back in New York raising money for his 2020 re-election campaign and the Republican Party.
Hillary Clinton: It's time to abolish the Electoral College
Hillary Clinton told CNN on Wednesday that it is time to abolish the Electoral College, part of a sweeping interview where the former Democratic nominee sought to explain why she lost the 2016 election.
Seattle mayor resigns after 5th sex abuse claim
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced his resignation after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago.
James Comey has called Donald Trump a liar 5 times today. The White House says he isn't.
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Spicer raises eyebrows suggesting Hitler didn't 'sink to using chemical weapons'
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Official: President Trump to revoke transgender bathroom guidance
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Trump asks black reporter to schedule meeting with Congressional Black Caucus
President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Thursday afternoon when he asked a black reporter at a free-wheeling press conference to arrange a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.
Secret Service director retiring, lead agency amid turmoil
Director Joseph Clancy took over on an interim basis in late 2014 and was appointed director by President Barack Obama in early 2015.
Canadian prime minister makes first visit to Trump's White House
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the White House Monday, becoming the third world leader to meet with President Donald Trump face to face.
Will President Trump give Conway leniency he won't give media?
On Thursday night Kellyanne Conway cited a nonexistent "massacre" in Bowling Green, Kentucky to justify the administration's temporary travel ban.
Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state
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President Trump pledges to work with Big Pharma to lower drug prices
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ANALYSIS: President's order heightens risk of extremist attacks in the US, counterterror expert says
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- Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media.Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media.
- President Donald Trump has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks but he isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires.President Donald Trump has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks but he isn't rushing to survey the damage from California's wildfires.
- Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee...Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation.
- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as an important tool in fighting terrorism.Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as an important tool in fighting terrorism.
- President Donald Trump is again tweeting about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation.President Donald Trump is again tweeting about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation.
- Rhode Island's attorney general says he has asked state police to investigate after a lawmaker reported a higher-ranking legislator told her sexual favors would allow her bills to go further.Rhode Island's attorney general says he has asked state police to investigate after a lawmaker reported a higher-ranking legislator told her sexual favors would allow her bills to go further.
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- Former President Barack Obama returning to political life as he campaigns in New Jersey and Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidates.Former President Barack Obama returning to political life as he campaigns in New Jersey and Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidates.
- Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it.Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it.
- Senate Democrats are targeting Republicans on taxes and health care cuts, seeking to inflict political pain as the Senate moves ahead on a $4 trillion budget blueprint that's a crucial step in the GOP's drive to...Senate Democrats are targeting Republicans on taxes and health care cuts, seeking to inflict political pain as the Senate moves ahead on a $4 trillion budget blueprint that's a crucial step in the GOP's drive to rewrite the tax code.
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