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  • Kansas Gubernatorial Candidates Say They Can Work With Opposition

    Kansas Gubernatorial Candidates Say They Can Work With Opposition

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-10-17 04:07:38 GMT
       Candidates for Kansas governor said in a debate Tuesday they can work across party lines.      Democratic candidate Laura Kelly is promising to appoint a bipartisan Cabinet is she's elected. Kelly made the pledge during a debate Tuesday in Wichita at a Kansas Association of Broadcasters convention.     She is a veteran state senator wooing moderate Republican voters in a dead-heat race against GOP nominee and Kansas Secretary of State Kr...More >>
       Candidates for Kansas governor said in a debate Tuesday they can work across party lines.      Democratic candidate Laura Kelly is promising to appoint a bipartisan Cabinet is she's elected. Kelly made the pledge during a debate Tuesday in Wichita at a Kansas Association of Broadcasters convention.     She is a veteran state senator wooing moderate Republican voters in a dead-heat race against GOP nominee and Kansas Secretary of State Kr...More >>
  • Democrats Outpacing Republicans In Fundraising For Kansas Congressional Seats

    Democrats Outpacing Republicans In Fundraising For Kansas Congressional Seats

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:55:09 GMT

        Finance reports show the Democratic candidate for eastern Kansas's 2nd District congressional seat has raised far more money that the Republican in the race.     Democrat Paul Davis raised nearly $1.4 million and Republican Steve Watkins took in $282,000 from mid-July through September.     In the neighboring 3rd District of Kansas, Democrat Sharice Davids raised almost $2.8 million. By comparison, Republican Representative Kevin Yoder ...

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        Finance reports show the Democratic candidate for eastern Kansas's 2nd District congressional seat has raised far more money that the Republican in the race.     Democrat Paul Davis raised nearly $1.4 million and Republican Steve Watkins took in $282,000 from mid-July through September.     In the neighboring 3rd District of Kansas, Democrat Sharice Davids raised almost $2.8 million. By comparison, Republican Representative Kevin Yoder ...

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  • Kansas says all voting machines in state certified

    Kansas says all voting machines in state certified

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:00:08 GMT
    HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - The director of elections in Kansas says every piece of voting equipment used in the state has been certified at the state and federal level. His comments Friday come a day after The Hutchinson News reported Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office failed to produce records showing it had certified voting equipment used by hundreds of thousands of Kansans. The newspaper reported it received just two letters of certification in response to an open re...More >>
    HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - The director of elections in Kansas says every piece of voting equipment used in the state has been certified at the state and federal level. His comments Friday come a day after The Hutchinson News reported Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office failed to produce records showing it had certified voting equipment used by hundreds of thousands of Kansans. The newspaper reported it received just two letters of certification in response to an open re...More >>
  • Missouri ElectionsMore>>

  • Prop D Raises Concern Over Pump Prices

    Prop D Raises Concern Over Pump Prices

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:52:24 GMT
    Leslie Kuhler is a clerk at the Lion Stop, and all day long she hears comments about gas prices. "Nobody likes paying high prices for gas and, of course, as soon as it goes up, even a couple cents, people very much notice. They are always on the lookout for the cheapest price," said Kuhler. Kuhler is against Proposition D, a gas tax that would raise prices 10 cents per gallon over the next four years to pay for road and bridge repairs. She says it sounds good in t...More >>
    Leslie Kuhler is a clerk at the Lion Stop, and all day long she hears comments about gas prices. "Nobody likes paying high prices for gas and, of course, as soon as it goes up, even a couple cents, people very much notice. They are always on the lookout for the cheapest price," said Kuhler. Kuhler is against Proposition D, a gas tax that would raise prices 10 cents per gallon over the next four years to pay for road and bridge repairs. She says it sounds good in t...More >>
  • On the Issues: Missouri State Representative Dist. 162 Candidate Bob Bromley (R)

    On the Issues: Missouri State Representative Dist. 162 Candidate Bob Bromley (R)

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:57:37 GMT
    http://votebobbromley.com/ What role, if any, should the state play in regulating prescription drug costs? Well I think there's a lot of difficulties in regulating prescription drug costs because every drug when it's developed takes a lot of money and most the time when you are using drugs you think it's just another pill, but some of these drugs they've been developed for ten to fifteen years, a lot of clinical trials. I think the main thing that the government can do is help mak...More >>
    http://votebobbromley.com/ What role, if any, should the state play in regulating prescription drug costs? Well I think there's a lot of difficulties in regulating prescription drug costs because every drug when it's developed takes a lot of money and most the time when you are using drugs you think it's just another pill, but some of these drugs they've been developed for ten to fifteen years, a lot of clinical trials. I think the main thing that the government can do is help mak...More >>
  • On the Issues: Missouri State Representative Dist. 162 Candidate Mollie Dyer (G)

    On the Issues: Missouri State Representative Dist. 162 Candidate Mollie Dyer (G)

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:38:02 GMT
    https://www.missourigreenparty.org/dyer_for_162 What role, if any, should the state play in regulating prescription drug costs? We need to be able to make prescription drug costs lower, they definitely need to be able to be haggled down. If Missouri voters legalize medicinal marijuana, what sort of restrictions should the state impose? Definitely make sure that no one under 18 or 21 is buying. As far as restriction goes obviously you're going to have to have a medical license ...More >>
    https://www.missourigreenparty.org/dyer_for_162 What role, if any, should the state play in regulating prescription drug costs? We need to be able to make prescription drug costs lower, they definitely need to be able to be haggled down. If Missouri voters legalize medicinal marijuana, what sort of restrictions should the state impose? Definitely make sure that no one under 18 or 21 is buying. As far as restriction goes obviously you're going to have to have a medical license ...More >>
  • Oklahoma ElectionsMore>>

  • Both Sides of the Aisle: OK State Question 793

    Both Sides of the Aisle: OK State Question 793

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:01:56 GMT
    Voters in Oklahoma will get to decide whether eye doctors can work in retail stores.      Some residents think it would make eye care more accessible and affordable, but others -- including area eye doctors -- have their concerns.  Oklahoma State Question 793 would create a constitutional amendment, giving optometrists and opticians the right to practice in retail stores like Walmart or Target.  For many Miami residents like Jazmine Flagle, who just dr...More >>
    Voters in Oklahoma will get to decide whether eye doctors can work in retail stores.      Some residents think it would make eye care more accessible and affordable, but others -- including area eye doctors -- have their concerns.  Oklahoma State Question 793 would create a constitutional amendment, giving optometrists and opticians the right to practice in retail stores like Walmart or Target.  For many Miami residents like Jazmine Flagle, who just dr...More >>
  • Oklahoma voters total almost 2.1 million as deadline nears

    Oklahoma voters total almost 2.1 million as deadline nears

    Friday, October 5 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-10-05 18:26:00 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's top election official says voter registration is surging prior to the Nov. 6 general election. Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Friday almost 2.1 million people were registered to vote in the state at the end of September. Ziriax says more than 76,000 people have registered to vote since Jan. 15. The deadline to register to vote in the general election is Oct. 12. Ziriax says Republicans make up almost 60 percent of the new voters, increas...More >>
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's top election official says voter registration is surging prior to the Nov. 6 general election. Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Friday almost 2.1 million people were registered to vote in the state at the end of September. Ziriax says more than 76,000 people have registered to vote since Jan. 15. The deadline to register to vote in the general election is Oct. 12. Ziriax says Republicans make up almost 60 percent of the new voters, increas...More >>
  • Hundreds of US teacher candidates shake up midterm elections

    Hundreds of US teacher candidates shake up midterm elections

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-10-03 17:23:00 GMT

    Teachers have been making their mark in the U.S. midterm elections, running in what may be unprecedented numbers and empowered by the successful #RedForEd protests for higher teacher pay and increased school spending. After years of dense education debates over teacher evaluations and the Common Core standards, analysts say the teachers' complaints about outdated textbooks and teacher shortages are resonating. Teacher candidates from both...

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    Teachers have been making their mark in the U.S. midterm elections, running in what may be unprecedented numbers and empowered by the successful #RedForEd protests for higher teacher pay and increased school spending. After years of dense education debates over teacher evaluations and the Common Core standards, analysts say the teachers' complaints about outdated textbooks and teacher shortages are resonating. Teacher candidates from both...

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  • ElectionsMore>>

  • Alaska governor's campaign moving ahead 'a day at a time'

    Alaska governor's campaign moving ahead 'a day at a time'

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:09:03 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-10-21 02:28:26 GMT
    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says his re-election campaign is moving ahead but says he's taking it "a day at a time.".More >>
    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says his re-election campaign is moving ahead but says he's taking it "a day at a time.".More >>
  • Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

    Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:38:56 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-10-21 02:28:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. Booker is telling students on a historically black campus in the early presidential vo...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. Booker is telling students on a historically black campus in the early presidential vo...
    South Carolina Democrats on Thursday are getting early looks at potential 2020 presidential candidates, even if the visits are supposedly about the upcoming midterms.More >>
    South Carolina Democrats on Thursday are getting early looks at potential 2020 presidential candidates, even if the visits are supposedly about the upcoming midterms.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump: Tester 'viciously' went after VA nominee

    The Latest: Trump: Tester 'viciously' went after VA nominee

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-10-19 01:19:04 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-10-21 02:28:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont.
    President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of supporting a caravan of thousands of Central Americans who are walking toward America's southern border.More >>
    President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of supporting a caravan of thousands of Central Americans who are walking toward America's southern border.More >>
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