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Judge Orders Kansas City Councilman To Vacate Seat

Posted: 10/19/2013 - A Johnson County judge has ordered a city councilman to vacate his seat for using "breathtakingly bad judgment" when he allowed a homeless friend to spend four nights at City Hall.

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All-GOP Kansas Delegation Splits Over Budget Plan

Posted: 10/17/2013 - The all-Republican Kansas congressional delegation was divided over legislation raising the federal debt ceiling and ending the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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GOP Senator Says Deal In Hand To Avoid Default

Posted: 10/16/2013 - A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown.

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House To Vote Tuesday Night On Budget Bill

Posted: 10/15/2013 - A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation that would reopen the government and avert a financial default.

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President Obama: Without Deal 'Good Chance Of Default'

Posted: 10/14/2013 - President Barack Obama says that if Republicans can't resolve the standoff over the debt ceiling and the partial government shutdown, quote, "we stand a good chance of defaulting."

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Default Looming, Day 14 Of Shutdown, No Solution

Posted: 10/14/2013 - The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its third week with no resolution in sight.

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Kansas Gov.'s Legacy Clouded By School Funding Case

Posted: 10/13/2013 - Hundreds of millions of tax dollars for public schools are at stake in a lawsuit before the Kansas Supreme Court, but so is the core of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's vision for the state.

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Talks To End Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling Deadlocked

Posted: 10/13/2013 - Talks on ending the government shutdown and preventing default have once again deadlocked, but this time it is Democrats who are demanding changes to current law as a condition for ending the impasse.

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Focus Of Shutdown Negotiations Shifts To Senate

Updated: 10/12/2013 - Word of the negotiations between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and the top Republican, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, emerged as the Senate, as expected, rejected a Democratic effort to raise the government's borrowing limit through next year.

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Growing Backlash To Government Surveillance

Posted: 10/12/2013 - Policy makers, privacy advocates and political leaders around the world have been outraged at the near weekly disclosures from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that expose sweeping U.S. government surveillance programs.

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