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Kansas Farmers Die by Suicide at an ‘Alarming’ Rate. The State Steps in to Help Them Cope
Kansas
Kansas Farmers Die by Suicide at an ‘Alarming’ Rate. The State Steps in to Help Them Cope

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — He fought it as long as he could. Mick Rausch didn’t know what was wrong until he finally hit a wall he could no longer climb on his own. It was 10 years ago. His brother... Read More

As Rural Hospital Closes, Emergency Care Is on the Blink With Fate Uncertain
Health
As Rural Hospital Closes, Emergency Care Is on the Blink With Fate Uncertain

FORT SCOTT, Kan. — For more than 30 minutes, Robert Findley lay unconscious in the back of an ambulance next to Mercy Hospital Fort Scott on a frigid February morning with paramedics hand-pumping oxygen into his lungs. A helipad sat... Read More

Laura Kelly Sworn In as Kansas Governor, Promising a New Chapter After Partisan Fights
Kansas
Laura Kelly Sworn In as Kansas Governor, Promising a New Chapter After Partisan Fights

Laura Jeanne Kelly became the 48th governor of Kansas on Monday, promising a new chapter for the state based on compromise. Kelly’s inauguration places the governor’s office back in the hands of Democrats after eight years... Read More

‘Purple’ Kansas? Former Federal Prosecutor Mulls Senate Run Against Pat Roberts
2020 Elections
‘Purple’ Kansas? Former Federal Prosecutor Mulls Senate Run Against Pat Roberts

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas looks vulnerable to Democrats — and some Republicans, and that’s a big reason the 2020 race has quickly drawn a prominent potential challenger, former U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom. Read More

KANSAS'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
Kansas
KANSAS'S 2ND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT (open)
2018-11-03 02:15:08
by TWN Staff

Why this race matters: In deep red Kansas, this race has emerged as a potential bright spot for Democrats. Despite Republicans spending against Davis early and often, Paul Davis has maintained a slight lead over his Republican opponent. While Davis ... Read More

KS-02: Steve Watkins (R)
Kansas
KS-02: Steve Watkins (R)
2018-11-02 18:48:22
by KS-02: Steve Watkins (R)

Steve Watkins’s remarkable life and career have been characterized by integrity, courage, leadership and selfless service.  He has led soldiers in war, fought wasteful government spending, and managed engineering projects in some of the world’s... Read More

Three Secretaries of State are Refereeing the Election While Running in the Field
2018 Midterms
Three Secretaries of State are Refereeing the Election While Running in the Field

In three states, the referee for the midterm elections is also on the field as a player. Elected secretaries of state in Georgia and Kansas— who in their official capacities oversee the elections in their states — are running for... Read More

KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
Kansas
KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)
2018-09-08 17:34:35
by KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)

As the daughter of a single mother Army veteran, Sharice knows the importance of determination and service to country. As a woman and a Native American, she knows how to stand up and fight for equity. Read More

KS-02: Paul Davis (D)
Candidate Profiles
KS-02: Paul Davis (D)
2018-09-08 15:32:49
by KS-02: Paul Davis (D)

Paul spent the early years of his career as a liaison to state lawmakers at the Kansas Insurance Department. At the time, the agency was leading an unprecedented charge as a consumer watchdog. Read More

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