KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas acted improperly when it tried to cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood under former Gov. Sam Brownback, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. Brownback, who has now taken a position in President Donald Trump’s administration, sought to block Planned...
Former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will be sworn in as ambassador at-large for international religious freedom Thursday, and people are already lining up to tell him how he should handle … Click to Continue »
Departing Gov. Sam Brownback wants Kansas residents to observe his final full day in office with prayer and fasting, but some critics are opting for pizza and beer.
No amount of prayer and fasting will fix everything Sam Brownback broke while digging Kansas into a ditch.
Outgoing Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, whose massive tax cuts starved the state of sufficient revenue throughout much of his term, is decrying the condition of several key facilities in the state this week. The Kansas City Star reports that Brownback late last week bemoaned the condition of...
Gov. Sam Brownback is asking Kansans to fast and pray on his last full day in office. “President George Washington, in his 1795 Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving … Click to Continue »
The 20-year-old position has traditionally been nonpartisan, but Democrats united against Brownback's nomination.
(Gage Skidmore) Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. rickle-downers_35.jpg U ltimately, it was Mike Pence who bailed Kansas out from its economic...Show More Summary
Over 100 elected governors have resigned since 1900; a state’s last two elected governors have resigned back-to-back only 10 times.
Kansas Republican Sam Brownback, one of the most unpopular governors in the country, barely survived a key vote on his bid for a big Trump administration job on Wednesday, as Vice President Mike Pence broke a tie that kept his nomination alive. "I'm glad to have the vice president in my corner," Brownback told reporters seconds after Pence cast the tie-breaking vote.
After a close vote today the Senate voted to approve the nomination of pro-life Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a job then-Senator Brownback was pivotal in creating in 1998 to address religious persecution and genocide around the world. The Office of International Religious Freedom is responsible for […]
After a tight Senate vote, evangelicals are celebrating the Kansas governor’s new role. The US Senate finally confirmed Sam Brownback as America’s next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom Wednesday evening, six months...Show More Summary
HRC issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback — Donald Trump’s anti-LGBTQ nominee for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote after Brownback’s nomination failed to earn a majority of votes in the Senate. Show More Summary
The former Kansas governor makes more enemies than friends, so his prospects as the religious ambassador are doubtful.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans needed a deciding vote from Vice President Mike Pence to advance Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's bid to be ambassador for international religious freedom in the Trump administration. Pence arrived in the chamber Wednesday afternoon and cast the final vote to cut off debate on Brownback's nomination. Show More Summary
Vice President Mike Pence broke a 49 to 49 tie in the U.S. Senate to confirm Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, the Kansas City Star reports. A final Senate vote to confirm the nomination [...]
Vice President Mike Pence broke a deadlock vote on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination for at-large ambassadorship for international religious freedom on Jan. 24. … Click to Continue »
Kansas Republican Sam Brownback, one of the most unpopular governors in the country, is nearing the exit ramp from his controversial governorship. A key procedural vote in the U.S. Senate … Click to Continue »
SENATE INCHES CLOSER TO APPROVING TRUMP ANTI-LGBTQ NOM BROWNBACK: It’s looking like the Senate may vote as soon as today on Sam Brownback’s nomination for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. HRC has strongly urged senators to oppose the staunchly anti-LGBTQ politician. Show More Summary
The U.S. Senate is moving toward a vote on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination for an ambassador’s post.