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President: US always has been nation of immigrants

Posted: 07/04/2014 - President Barack Obama says 25 foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that America is and always has been a nation of immigrants.

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Education groups energized for Kansas primary

Posted: 06/29/2014 - Kansas education groups are gearing up their political activities ahead of the Aug. 5 primary election, putting their money and sweat behind state House candidates that support public schools.

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Both Kansas senators under attack in GOP primary

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Tea party candidate Milton Wolf is attacking both Republican U.S. senators from Kansas as he tries to unseat three-term incumbent Pat Roberts in the state's GOP primary.

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Boehner insists Obama lawsuit ‘not about impeachment’

Posted: 06/25/2014 - In 2011, Boehner convened the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) but that effort failed after the House spent about $2.3 million on legal representation.

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Democrat in Kansas 3rd faces GOP ethics complaint

Posted: 06/23/2014 - A Democratic congressional candidate faces a hearing before the Kansas ethics commission over a Republican Party complaint that she violated a state campaign finance law.

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Kansas leaders wrangle in handling cash-flow fix

Posted: 06/19/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas legislative leaders are shifting $675 million among various state accounts so that the state can pay its bills on time over the next year.

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Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

Posted: 06/18/2014 - Two senators are proposing to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes for the first time in more than two decades as Congress struggles with how to pay for highway and transit programs.

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Abortion rights PAC tied to Kansas clinic disbands

Posted: 06/18/2014 - A Kansas-based abortion rights group operating a clinic in the late Dr. George Tiller's former medical building in Wichita has disbanded its political action committee.

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California sugary drink warning label effort fails

Posted: 06/17/2014 - A legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks, effectively killing the legislation.

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