WASHINGTON — Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, using Agriculture Department grants aimed at helping some of the 46 million Americans who receive benefits move off the rolls. Continue reading
The Supreme Court says same-sex marriages can go ahead in Kansas. Continue reading
Deep-red Kansas was supposed to be a lock for incumbent Republicans Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts. With less than two weeks to go until midterm elections, though, both candidates are facing stiff reelection bids. As KMUW’s Sean Sandefur reports, at a time of increasing voter frustration with gridlock in Washington, they may be facing a formidable wave of anti-incumbent sentiment. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional. Continue reading
In an election season when party control of the U.S. Senate is on the line, the GOP is facing a surprisingly challenging battle for Kansas. What was supposed to be an easy November win for incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts has turned into the race of his career against independent challenger Greg Orman. Continue reading
When the run toward the 2014 election began, several things were certain. All that, and more, has changed as several races have taken unexpected turns and the fate of once-hopeful candidates hangs in the balance.
Today in the Morning Line: N.C., Colo., Iowa tops in ad spending for final two months of campaign Democrats have edge on the air in all three Republicans spending more in Ark., Alaska, La. New polls show Roberts in trouble … Continue reading