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Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Abortion, Alito, Samuel A Jr, Birth Control and Family Planning, Gorsuch, Neil M, Kansas, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Louisiana, Medicaid, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Roberts, John G Jr, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision), Supreme Court (US), texas, Thomas, Clarence, Trump, Donald J | 0 comments

Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?
Source: New York Times

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Over 700 Flights Canceled for Midwest Snowstorm

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Airlines and Airplanes, illinois, Kansas, Missouri, National Weather Service, O'Hare International Airport (Chicago, Ill), Snow and Snowstorms | 0 comments

A snowstorm in the Midwest grounded flights out of Kansas City and Chicago, causing a nightmare on the busiest travel weekend of the year.
Source: New York Times

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5 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Election Results

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Columbus (Ohio), Democratic Party, Elections, Governors, House of Representatives, Kansas, Michigan, Midterm Elections (2018), Missouri, O'Connor, Daniel J Jr (1986- ), Organized Labor, Politics and Government, Republican Party | 0 comments

Republicans had a brush with trouble in Ohio, where a result had still not been declared in a special election to fill a House vacancy. Elsewhere, an activist sweep on the left failed to materialize.
Source: New York Times

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In Kansas, Another Close Race, as Kobach and Colyer Remain Deadlocked

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Colyer, Jeffrey W (1960- ), Elections, Governors, Endorsements, Kansas, Kobach, Kris W, Midterm Elections (2018), Primaries and Caucuses, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

The race, between the sitting governor and a hard-right challenger, served as a test of President Trump’s growing influence over the Republican party.
Source: New York Times

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In Potential Kobach Candidacy, Kansas Faces Another Lurch to the Right

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Brownback, Sam, Colyer, Jeffrey W (1960- ), Conservatism (US Politics), Democratic Party, Elections, Governors, Endorsements, Kansas, Kobach, Kris W, Orman, Gregory J, Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Republican Party | 0 comments

Kris Kobach, a hard-line Trump supporter, could win the Republican nomination for governor, creating intraparty clashes over whether he’s too extreme.
Source: New York Times

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