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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback: State Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

As same-sex couples wed in about a quarter of the state's counties, Gov. Sam Brownback is determined to block marriage equality. read more

Kansas Gov.: State Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

As same-sex couples wed in about a quarter of the state's counties, Gov. Sam Brownback is determined to block marriage equality. read more

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Refusing to Grant Marriage Rights to Gay Couples

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite marriage equality having already commenced in many counties in Kansas, GOP state officials are continuing to drag their heels in defiance, with Governor Sam Brownback announcing today that he will not allow any state recognition of same-sex unions. NPR...

Brian Brown's focus on Kansas, Gov. Brownback shows how much of a political game this is for him

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In a National Review Online commentary, Brian Brown, president of he deeply debt-ridden National Organization For Marriage, repeats his call for conservative Kansas governor Sam Brownback to just up and ignore court rulings, and stop same-sex couples from marrying in...

Kansas Find Out they’re Screwed After Brownback Reelection

The news came, conveniently for Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, a week after he was reelected. His state has a $1 billion shortfall. The estimates also said the state will use up $380 million in reserves and still have to cut another $280 million for fiscal year 2015 to balance the state’s current budget. In addition, [...]

Brian Brown Has The Kansas Super Sadz

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"We call on Governor Sam Brownback to reject the idea that Kansas must abandon marriage because out of control federal judges say so. We urge Governor Brownback to use his authority to order local clerks to refuse to issue marriage licenses...Show More Summary

You Get What You Pay For

Sam Brownback once did something I thought was cool. He was part of a debate at St. Anselm's College during his brief run at the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and, as part of his answer, he quoted...St. Anselm. I thought that was pretty all...

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Vows to Continue Defending State's Gay Marriage Ban Despite SCOTUS Ruling

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite the Supreme Court denying Kansas' request for a stay on a lower court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban yesterday, Governor Sam Brownback has said he will continue defending the state's ban, the Associated Press reports: After...

KANSAS: Gov. Sam Brownback Vows To Keeping Fighting Gay Marriage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: Gov. Sam Brownback isn’t giving up on defending the state’s gay-marriage ban despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for same-sex marriages in his state. The court on Wednesday denied the state’s request to prevent gay and lesbian couples from marrying while Kansas fights the issue in court. Show More Summary

Kansas Gov. Brownback Now Faces the Hard Part

Less than a week after being re-elected, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback got a stark look at the fiscal challenges of his second term.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback somehow survives his failed economic experiment

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The 2014 midterm elections were full of surprises, mostly bad for the Democratic Party. Many Democratic candidates were defeated in races where the polls showed them with small but consistent leads. Chief among those races where Democrats snatched defeat from the jaws of victory was the Kansas...

Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback Won in Kansas Thanks to Pro-Life Voters

All eyes turned to “reliably red” Kansas in October for reasons no pro-lifer wanted. Polls indicated the campaigns of both our pro-life U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and our pro-life Governor Sam Brownback were surprisingly struggling. Already active, pro-lifers brought their far-flung efforts to a whole new level, determined to turn that around. Last night those […]

Politics of the Id

I avoided political news yesterday, but this morning I bit the bullet and took a look at a few postmortems. I think Charles Pierce comes closest: I think it was contemplating the fact that both Sam Brownback and Paul LePage both may have survived as governors that was the last straw for me tonight. Brownback […]

Kansas Republicans Hold Both Governor’s Office and U.S. Senate Seat

Kansas re-elected both Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and GOP Sen. Pat Roberts, despite predictions that both could lose in a backlash against the state’s extreme conservative and anti-choice policies. Image: Wikimedia Commons The post Kansas Republicans Hold Both Governor’s Office and U.S. Senate Seat appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Charles Pierce Live Blogging: Open All Night

(All times EST) 1:30AM -- I think it was contemplating the fact that both Sam Brownback and Paul LePage both may have survived as governors that was the last straw for me tonight. Brownback has wrecked his state. Even Kansas Republicans believe that....

Sam Brownback Holds On

Sam Brownback lives to see another day. The embattled Kansas governor won his reelection bid, defeating Democrat Paul Davis. Polls headed into Tuesday had given Brownback poor odds for retaining his job, but being on the ballot during...Show More Summary

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback ekes out re-election victory

In yet another incredible victory for the GOP, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) has won re-election despite his dismal approval rating. With about 82 percent of the vote counted, Democratic challenger Paul Davis conceded the race. The result is a stunner, as Davis comfortably led in polls as recently as two months ago. Show More Summary

4 random Election Day observations about governors’ races

Okay, so I’ve turned from random Election Day questions to random gubernatorial observations. Take a look. A loss by Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) or Gov. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) will show that it is possible for a chief executive to be too conservative. But a Walker victory would mark the first day of the Walker-for-president bandwagon. A […]

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