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TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach legacy on voter ID laws at issue in other Kansas race

TOPEKA, Kan  — The Democrat running to replace Kris Kobach as Kansas secretary of state is trying to get voters to repudiate Kobach’s political legacy of tough voter identification laws as Kobach runs for governor. Brian McClendon is a former Google and Uber executive who would break with Kobach’s policies if elected secretary of state. … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach legacy on voter ID laws at issue in other Kansas race

VICTORIA, Kan | Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

VICTORIA, Kan — The friary in remote western Kansas that is now home to a disgraced former U.S. cardinal removed from ministry by Pope Francis over allegations of sexual abuse is just one block from an elementary school. The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., confirmed in a statement Friday that ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick is living at … Continue reading VICTORIA, Kan | Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

TOPEKA, Kan | Immigration tricky issue in tight Kansas congressional race

TOPEKA, Kan — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder and his Democratic challenger are having a hard time keeping their political footing on immigration issues, complicating their efforts to win a competitive swing House district in Kansas that President Donald Trump narrowly lost. Yoder is under pressure from the right despite an endorsement from Trump, and he … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Immigration tricky issue in tight Kansas congressional race

TOPEKA, Kan | GOP makes Pelosi issue even for Democrats who keep distance

TOPEKA, Kan  — Paul Davis kicked off a promising Democratic campaign to flip a GOP-leaning Kansas congressional district with a pledge to oppose Nancy Pelosi’s return as House speaker. It didn’t change the GOP’s strategy for keeping the seat: Republicans have branded him a “Pelosi liberal.” Davis is among dozens of Democratic candidates across the … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | GOP makes Pelosi issue even for Democrats who keep distance

WICHITA, Kan | Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

WICHITA, Kan — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan | Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

WICHITA, Kan. | Kobach widens lead over governor in Kansas GOP primary

WICHITA, Kan.  — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach slightly widened his lead Tuesday over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the tight Republican race for governor after the state’s second largest county released its count of provisional ballots. The counting began Monday in the contentious Aug. 7 Republican primary. The work is expected to stretch out … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Kobach widens lead over governor in Kansas GOP primary

WITCHITA, Kan | Kansas GOP governor candidates dig in for long ballot fight

WITCHITA, Kan — Kansas election officials began reviewing some 9,000 provisional ballots Monday from the state’s tight GOP primary for governor as the two candidates appeared to dig in for a long and potentially nasty legal fight that could take weeks to play out. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by a … Continue reading WITCHITA, Kan | Kansas GOP governor candidates dig in for long ballot fight

TOPEKA, Kan | Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage

TOPEKA, Kan  — County election officials across Kansas are set to begin reviewing provisional ballots to arrive at final official vote totals in the tight Republican primary for governor. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by 110 votes out of 313,000-plus cast after late mail-in ballots from all 105 counties were added … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Vote counting in Kansas GOP primary race enters final stage