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  • Incumbents always win 10/30/2014

    I'm told the public is "angry" at today's politicians. Eighty-two percent disapprove of the job Congress is doing. So will Tuesday's election bring a ...

  • Supermarket shenanigans 10/29/2014

    Why do you think your mom made a grocery list and stuck to it? From the time you enter a supermarket parking lot until you reach the checkout counte ...

  • Americans can fix the Senate 10/29/2014

    รขãWhen high school civics classes visit Washington and observe the daily operation of the U.S. Senate, I suspect the students hardly recognize ...

  • 'Surplus' KDOT money needed in western KS 10/28/2014

    The Kansas Department of Transportation recently conducted a series of local consult meetings to receive input from the public on what highway project ...

  • Ready for a budget spin 10/28/2014

    Less than a week after Election Day, when the neighbors are starting to get a little terse in their questions about when you will take down the campai ...

  • Profile, or die 10/27/2014

    We all know what an act of Islamic terrorism is -- except for our lame duck-in-chief, that is. Now the Canadians know it, too. On Wednesday, one ...

  • Is Roberts on final lap? 10/26/2014

    Americans usually celebrate brilliant political careers. Long-tenured representatives and senators get buildings named after them at universities, hos ...

  • Editor Bradlee; For it All, 'Thank You' 10/26/2014

    Did the First Amendment ever have a more stylish defender -- and one who made more effective use of it -- than Ben Bradlee? The legendary managing e ...

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