U.S. Senate insiders: Bollier’s money, message no match for political gravity propelling Marshall
Campaign insiders say Marshall exploited voter views of abortion, gun rights in U.S. Senate campaign to overcome Bollier fundraising advantage.
Kansas Rep. Davids calls for Trump ouster via 25th Amendment
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids says the 25th Amendment should be deployed to remove President Donald Trump from office.
U.S. Rep. Estes: Violent Trump supporters derail peaceful appeal for fair elections
Kansas Democrat Davids, Republican Estes denounce incursion at U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Trump.
U.S. Capitol under lockdown after pro-Trump mob storms inside
A violent mob derailed the typically routine process of Congress certifying the presidential election results on Wednesday, with the House of Representatives and Senate abruptly recessing after President Donald Trump’s supporters clashed with police and forced their way into the U.S. Capitol. Both legislative chambers were evacuated amid the chaos of pro-Trump rioters who pushed […]
Moran prepares to defy Trump, four Kansas GOP lawmakers in Electoral College drama
U.S. Sen. Moran opposes rejecting Electoral College votes delivering a win to Biden, while four Kansas GOP colleagues take the opposite view.
Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president
WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. But a series of objections from GOP legislators is expected to stretch that routine process into a much lengthier one — and one that is dividing […]
U.S. Rep. LaTurner vows to comply with term-limits pledge
Freshman U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner, Republican of Kansas, says he'll sponsor constiutional amendment limiting terms of members of Congress.
Toland sworn in as lieutenant governor of Kansas, but keeping old job at commerce
Gov. Kelly appoints her commerce secretary, David Toland, the the job of lieutenant governor ahead of 2022 election campaign.
Four in Kansas’ congressional delegation joining Electoral College challenge on Trump’s behalf
Four of Kansas' six congressional delegation members are challenging the counting of Electoral College votes due to concern about anti-Trump fraud.
Trump’s efforts to overturn the election could be trouble for lawyers who participated — even in Kansas
The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Mike Hoeflich is a professor at the University of Kansas School of Law. President Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of November’s election provoked a legal circus, and […]
How an academic experiment evolved into an historic 44-year Kansas political odyssey
Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley began his legislative career as a Kansas experiment and stayed on at the Capitol a record 44 years.
Seven women elected to Kansas House urge ‘unfit’ Democratic colleague to step aside
Seven Democratic women elected to Kansas House call on Rep.-elect Aaron Colemen to step aside, claiming his violent tendencies make him unfit for office.