State lawmaker running for western Kansas seat in Congress
RUSSELL, Kan. (AP) — A prominent Republican state legislator has launched a campaign for the western Kansas seat in Congress.
State Rep. Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill announced his candidacy...
Another Republican announces run for 1st District seat
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Republican commissioner for western Kansas' Finney County has kicked off his campaign for the state's 1st District seat in Congress after two-term incumbent Roger...
Ex-Kansas lieutenant governor Mann running in 1st District
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas Lt. Governor Tracey Mann says he plans to run for the state's 1st District seat in Congress.
Mann, who was lieutenant governor for former Gov. Jeff Colyer,...
Western Kansas congressman opens Senate bid to block Kobach
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Western Kansas' congressman launched a Senate campaign on Saturday, pitching himself to fellow Republicans as a pragmatic conservative who can keep the seat in GOP hands by...
The Latest: Kansas Rep. Marshall considering Senate race
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' future (all times local):
A spokesman says Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate in 2020 now that Sen. Pat Roberts does not plan to seek re-election.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall has stepped into the race in a neighboring congressional district by endorsing political newcomer Steve Watkins for the GOP nomination.
The Watkins campaign announced the endorsement Tuesday. The former Army ranger and defense contractor from Topeka is in a seven-person contest in the Aug. 7 primary in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.
Kansas Rep. Marshall: Immigrant kids get good care in center
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds of immigrant children detained at a facility at the U.S.-Mexico border were getting good food and medical care and appeared to be in good spirits, U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall said Saturday after touring the center he described as a "camp."
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp will become the new president of a free-market think tank also known for promoting skepticism about climate change.
The Heartland Institute announced Thursday that its board of directors selected Huelskamp and that the former Republican congressman would take over as president next month. The nonprofit institute is based in the Chicago suburbs and has held 12 conferences on climate change since 2008.
Kansas regains seat on House agricultural committee
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas doctor who ousted former U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary has regained for the state a seat on the House Agriculture Committee.
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall was selected Wednesday to serve on the House ag committee, fulfilling a campaign pledge that helped get the Republican newcomer elected in his primarily agriculture-focused district.
If you dab during a swear-in, you end up getting grounded
A new Kansas congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot with House Speaker Paul Ryan after the House swearing-in ceremony in Washington.
Congressman’s Son ‘Dabs’ at Swearing-in Photo Op
Kansas Congressman’s son ‘dabs’ during swearing-in photo op
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Kansas congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot with House Speaker Paul Ryan after the House swearing-in ceremony in Washington.
Conservative losses, factory shooting among Kansas’ top news
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Election losses for conservatives and a mass shooting in Hesston were among the top 10 stories in Kansas in 2016. The full list is:
Kansas took a more moderate turn due to mounting discontent over budget shortfalls, education funding and sales and cigarette tax increases.
New Kansas congressman looks to shape agriculture policy
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Newly elected congressman Roger Marshall says his top priority in Washington is to secure a seat on the House Agriculture Committee.
He told The Associated Press that he wants to protect crop insurance and shape farm policy.
Marshall said he expects President-elect Donald Trump's administration to lessen environmental regulations that farmers and agribusinesses find burdensome.