| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:20 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Rev. Jim Mullins of Pickens, S.C., can finally die in peace, thanks to last week's long-awaited enactment of the federal farm bill.
It's not that Mullins was anxious about Congress' marathon debate about food stamps and crop...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Once considered the most sought after title on all of Capitol Hill, Lehigh Valley Rep. Charlie Dent may be next in line to assume the gavel of one of the subcommittees responsible for doling out federal funds.
With the announced retirement of two...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:10 PM
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas congressman's legislation seeking a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage has picked up more support, but not from his Kansas colleagues.
Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp's bill has picked up at least 47 co-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:24 PM
WASHINGTON — A third House committee joined the stampede to examine the IRS on Monday, and its chairman did exactly what you would expect somebody to do before launching a fair and impartial investigation: He went on Fox News Channel and...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Among thousands of KU fans in New Orleans this month was Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and his guests. They flew to the NCAA Championship in the state-owned airplane.
Joining the Governor was his wife, Kansas House Speaker Mike O'Neal, U.S....
| Nov 3, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Candidates in three closely contested suburban congressional races used the final Saturday of their campaigns to rally the faithful and make a late pitch to undecided voters.
In the west and southwest suburban 11th District, Democrat Bill Foster dug into...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Regarding the Swim That Shook The World, we have one Republican congressman, a Rep. Jeff Denham of California, claiming that he and his wife were fully clothed when they plunged into one of the holiest bodies of water in the world during a drinking...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Congressman Todd Akin, the Republican nominee in Missouri for U.S. Senate, created quite a stir a week ago with his claim that women have biological defenses to prevent pregnancy in cases of "legitimate" rape.
"If it's a legitimate rape, the female...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Four Republican incumbents seeking re-election to the U.S. House are reporting significant advantages as they campaign to keep their jobs representing Kansas.
Two of the incumbents, Representatives Tim Huelskamp of the 1st District and Kevin Yoder in...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- A group of House Republicans were scolded last year for their behavior during a fact-finding trip to Israel, including skinny dipping in the Sea of Galilee, a spokesman for GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor said late Sunday after reports of...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:07 AM
A group of House Republicans were scolded last year for their behavior during a fact-finding trip to Israel, including skinny dipping in the Sea of Galilee, a spokesman for GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor said late Sunday after reports of the incidents...