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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - There's one hurdle left for former Kansas congressman, Mike Pompeo, on his way to the State Department. The current CIA director, tapped by President Trump to become Secretary of State, has faced pushback throughout his confirmation process. His nomination is on its way to ...
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - A candidate running for Kansas' Second Congressional District is taking notes from local students. Former House Minority Leader Paul Davis sat down with students at Washburn University in Topeka on Monday to discuss issues. David told the students that young people can make ...

The Latest on Tuesday's special election for an Arizona congressional seat (all times local):. 8 p.m.. Republican Debbie Lesko has won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, keeping the U.S. House seat in GOP control. The former state senator on Tuesday defeated Hiral Tipirneni, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have ...
Colorado's Supreme Court on Monday knocked six-term U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn from his party's primary, saying the Colorado Springs Republican didn't collect enough valid voter signatures to qualify for the ballot. The court reversed a lower court ruling in a lawsuit that challenged the validity of voter ...
Al Swift, an eight-term Democratic congressman from Washington state who helped modernize Pacific Northwest energy, has died in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 82. Family members told Seattle Times that Swift had been diagnosed with a lung disease unrelated to smoking. He retired from Congress in ...

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner has joined the chorus of Missouri leaders calling on Gov. Eric Greitens to step down in the wake of a legislative report that details allegations of sexual and physical abuse. Wagner, a Republican from the St. Louis area, said that she was disgusted and disheartened after reading the ...
Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder heads into the 2018 elections more vulnerable than he's ever been. How vulnerable? Let us count the ways. For one, the last time I checked, no fewer than six Democrats were running for Kansas' 3rd District congressional nomination. A seventh, Andrea Ramsey, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director and former Kansas congressman Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, two officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The highly unusual, secret visit comes as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting between President ...
Those demons include former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, President Donald Trump (and, by association, U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder of the 3rd District) and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is running for governor. This newfound energy throughout Kansas resulted in the recruitment of strong ...
A new congressional map in Pennsylvania on Friday survived a request from eight of the state's Republican congressmen that federal judges throw it out immediately, but the case remained far from settled days before candidates will start collecting signatures to get on the primary ballot. Hours after they ...
Dialysis patients in Kansas won't have to wait as long for new clinics to open in the future, after Congress passed a law allowing the clinics to hire private-sector inspectors. But some health care experts are concerned about what that might mean for patient safety. The provision was included in the budget ...
Pennsylvania's highest court overstepped its authority in drawing new congressional district lines and did not give state lawmakers enough time to produce a map of their own, eight Republican congressmen said in a lawsuit filed Thursday. The complaint in Harrisburg federal court argued against the ...
A former aide to Arizona Senate Republicans expressed regret Thursday that she sent pictures of herself in "various states of undress" to an ex-state senator now running for the U.S. House seat of a disgraced congressman. Stephanie Holford issued a statement through her attorney, Tom Ryan, saying text ...
If she wins, Davids could potentially share the distinction with Democrat Debra Haaland, a Native American woman who is running for a congressional seat in New Mexico. Davids is one of two Democrats this month to join the race in Kansas' Third District. The other is Mike McCamon, an Overland Park ...
A Leavenworth Republican looking to replace U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins in Kansas' second congressional district is giving away an AR-15 rifle for his campaign — and he has no plans to stop it despite social media pushback in light of Wednesday's Florida mass school shooting. Tyler Tannahill, a Marine ...
A Kansas congresswoman introduced legislation that would help a father who is fighting efforts by the U.S. to deport him to Bangladesh. The bill that Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins introduced Tuesday would provide for the "relief" of 55-year-old Syed Ahmed Jamal. U.S. immigration officials put Jamal on a ...

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Kansas City Democrat, had promised to seek special legislative relief for Jamal at a “Free Syed” rally in Kansas City Sunday. He issued this statement on Monday: “I will continue my plans to draft a bill to show how this broken and unfair immigration system affects families, who ...
Before Kansas Republican Steve Watkins finishes his seven-way primary race in August, the congressional candidate will spend March racing across nearly 1,000 miles of Alaskan snow. Watkins, an Army veteran and Topeka native who launched a campaign in Kansas' 2nd District in November, ...
Five of six members of the Kansas congressional delegation voted Friday for the federal budget deal that ended a brief government shutdown by authorizing hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending. ... In the U.S. Senate, Kansan Republicans Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran voted for the spending bill.
U.S. Rep. Bob Brady of Philadelphia, a plainspoken former carpenter who has served as the city's Democratic Party boss for 30 years, announced Wednesday he will not seek another term in Congress, insisting he's retiring to spend more time with his family and not because of a corruption case dogging ...
WASHINGTON — A train carrying members of Congress, including two from Kansas and one from Missouri, to their legislative retreat in West Virginia, hit a truck Wednesday leaving at least one person died. Multiple sources said that all members of Congress on the train and their families were OK, with the ...
Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder of Kansas will donate money his campaign received from fellow GOP congressman Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania to charity. Meehan announced his retirement last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. A Democratic opponent had called on Yoder to return $5,000 ...
In this 2013 file photo, Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an Ethics Committee investigation after newspaper reports that Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected ...
Congress voted Monday to end a three-day government shut down and fund federal operations through mid-February, winning votes from the entire Kansas Congressional delegation. Both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate approved a short-term funding bill after disagreements between ...
Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will join forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton on Wednesday in the race for Ohio governor, a Democrat close to the campaign told The Associated Press. The move comes as Democrats position to win back control of the ...
Tom Marino, a Lycoming County Republican; and U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, a Kansas Republican and Peterson. Panel members offered many questions. Those from outside Pennsylvania had not heard of the spotted lanternfly. “Kansas has a sugarcane aphid. Florida has citrus greening, a vector-borne ...
The field of candidates for the U.S. Senate seat held by Arizona Republican Jeff Flake is growing and may grow some more. Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Tuesday that he's joining former state Sen. Kelli Ward in the race for the Republican nomination, and Republican U.S. Rep.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he will undergo surgery Wednesday as part of his recovery from last June's shooting at a baseball practice. The Louisiana Republican said Tuesday he's made tremendous progress recovering from the shooting. He didn't provide details of the surgery, only that it ...
Oklahoma Congressman Bridenstine Re-Nominated to Head NASA. President Donald Trump has re-nominated ... Nominees in limbo included former pharmaceutical company executive Alex Azar II of Indiana to run Health and Human Services and Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for an ambassador's post.
Former U.S. Rep. Larry Winn Jr., whose time in Washington spanned five presidencies, died on New Year's Eve at age 98. From 1967 to 1985, the Johnson County Republican represented the suburban Kansas City congressional district now held by U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder. “He was a public servant when ...
Los Angeles police have arrested Tyler Barriss on a fugitive warrant in California arising from a Thursday evening incident in Kansas, where a suspected .... U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., introduced a bill in 2015 that would make swatting a crime. The Interstate Swatting Hoax Act of 2015 would have ...
So far, the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas been able to make up most of that 13 percent cut with grants. ... Ron Estes, R-Wichita, said in an e-mail that the congressman “has focused heavily on workforce development through his work on the (House) Education and the Workforce Committee ...
Jacky Rosen in Nevada, whose strongest primary opponent raised less than $150,000 through September, more than $2 million less than the congresswoman. And former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's entrance into that state's Senate contest persuaded the previous strongest Democratic candidate, ...
"After much prayer, I have decided I will not seek re-election to serve the Third District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018," Johnson said in the statement. "This will be my final term in the appropriately named 'People's House.' " 4. Rep. Lynn Jenkins of Kansas; announced on 1/25/17.
A former Texas Congressman has said he was among the teens who were abused at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle, just days after allegations of abuse at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch first surfaced. Former Texas Congressman Bill Sarpalius told the Amarillo Globe-News in a ...
"For me, that means a vindictive, terminated employee's false allegations are enough for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) to decide not to support our promising campaign. We are in a national moment where rough justice stands in place of careful analysis, nuance and due ...
Ramsey went on to complain that her misfortune may have denied the voters of the Third Congressional District of Kansas a better congressman than Republican Kevin Yoder. And she's probably not the only one who thinks so. In an early analysis of the race, the Cook Political Report's David Wasserman ...
Democratic candidate Paul Davis says Congress should disclose the names of lawmakers who have settled sexual harassment cases with taxpayer dollars. Davis, a Lawrence attorney and former state lawmaker, is seeking the seat in Kansas' 2nd District. U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, a Topeka Republican, ...
Even so, Miller said, other things factored into Democrat Doug Jones' improbable win — factors that also could come into play in some upcoming congressional races in Kansas. They include Democrats — particularly black voters — turning out in numbers not typically seen in non-presidential elections, ...
Political forecasters attempting to gauge the chances for a power shift in Congress are watching several key 2018 races across the country, including two in Kansas. In the 3rd District, several Democrats are competing for the right to challenge four-term Republican Kevin Yoder, and in the 2nd District, ...
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver will receive a public service award that has previously been bestowed upon presidents and members of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Truman Foundation announced Monday that the former Kansas City mayor, who is in his seventh term as a Democratic congressman, will ...
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder has released a statement on the impending deportation of longtime Lawrence resident Syed Jamal, describing the case of the 55-year-old Bangladeshi-born father as disturbing. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested Jamal outside his Lawrence home Jan. 24, more ...
Four Northland teens have been nominated to attend one of the nation's military academies by U.S. Representative Sam Graves. ... Northland students who were nominated are: U.S. Naval Academy — Ben Eason, Parkville, Park Hill South High School; U.S. Military Academy — Andrew Hipp, Kansas City, ...
Winn, a Republican, represented the 3rd Congressional District currently held by U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder. Yoder issued a statement Tuesday praising Winn for his service to the country, Kansas and Johnson County. Winn is survived by four children, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. His wife ...
Tim Huelskamp, a former Republican congressman from Kansas now working for the Heartland Institute, a conservative group, released a ...
By Chad Frey / Newton Kansan / @ChadFrey ... Congressman Ron Estes was elected to serve Kansas' 4th Congressional District in April 2017.
Democrats selected Conor Lamb to run for the congressional seat ... of special congressional elections earlier this year in Georgia, Kansas, ...
The Kansas state government experimented with some of these very same tax changes, and we all know the result. In 2012 the state collapsed ...
A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal ...


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         alan grayson
         albert wynn
         alcee hastings
         anna eshoo
         anne meagher northup
         barbara lee
         barney frank
         baron hill
         bill delahunt
         bob barr
         bob ney
         brian baird
         charles rangel
         charles taylor
         chris cannon
         chris van hollen
         christopher shays
         cliff stearns
         curt weldon
         cynthia mckinney
         dana rohrabacher
         darrell issa
         david dreier
         donna edwards
         ed royce
         edward j. markey
         elijah cummins
         eliot engel
         eric cantor
         gary ackerman
         greg laughlin
         greg walden
         gwen moore
         heather wilson
         henry hyde
         howard berman
         ike skelton
         james p. mcgovern
         james p. moran jr
         jan schakowski
         jane harman
         janice schakowsky
         jay inslee
         jeb hensarling
         jim mccrery
         jim mcdermott
         jim nussle
         john boehner
         john conyers
         john hostettler
         john m. spratt jr
         john murtha
         john shadegg
         john sununu
         keith ellison
         louise m. slaughter
         lynn woolsey
         major owens
         marcy kaptur
         marty meehan
         maurice hinchey
         michael castle
         mike pence
         mike sodrel
         neil abercrombie
         new york
         nita lowey
         peter defazio
         peter hoekstra
         peter king
         rahm emanuel
         randy cunningham
         richard e. neal
         richard pombo
         rick renzi
         robert wexler
         robin hayes
         roscoe bartlett
         rose delauro
         roy blunt
         rush holt
         sam graves
         sam johnson
         scott garrett
         steny hoyer
         stephanie tubbs jones
         stephen f. lynch
         steven r. rothman
         tammy baldwin
         thelma drake
         tom feeney
         tom tancredo
         trent franks
         virginia foxx
         walter jones jr
         william delahunt
         william j. jefferson
         william lacy clay jr

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