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U. Kansas Turning Point President Wants ‘Divisive Rhetoric’ to End on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:30am 8/28/2017 at 10:30am
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On Saturday, I blogged how professors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln harassed the president of the university’s chapter of Turning Point, a conservative organization, as she recruited new members.

Alex Dwyer, the president of the University of Kansas’s chapter, spoke out about the collapse of campus activism

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Report: Kansas Welfare Reforms Reduced State Welfare Recipients By 78%

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Kansas governor Sam Brownback (R) has implemented a series of welfare reforms that have helped Kansas individuals and families leave welfare for better-paying jobs.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Welfare reform implemented in Kansas caused individuals to reenter the labor force while earning higher incomes, according to a report from the Foundation for...

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Republican Wins Kansas Special House Election

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Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes won the special election in the 4th district against Democratic civil rights attorney James Thompson. Estes won with 52% of the vote.

Democrats tried to spin the win into a positive because the margin of victory was small. Naturally, many members of the political media...

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Three House Special Elections To Watch: Kansas, Georgia, Montana

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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As we learned from Scott Brown’s (R-MA) supermajority-breaking special election win in January of 2010, special elections can and sometimes do serve as harbingers for midterms.  There are three upcoming special elections to replace House members who have joined President Trump’s cabinet, and each is turning out to be unexpectedly challenging...

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