Sam Brownback, the new face of losing on Obamacare. Let's call this a trend now: Democrats are turning around the narrative on Obamacare, and talking about its benefits, even in places like Alaska and Louisiana and Arkansas. And Kansas,...Show More Summary
Kansas' Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is in real trouble in this dark red state. How do you go from a landslide victory to fighting for your political life in a state that heavily favors your party? Ask Kansas's Republican Gov. Sam Brownback. Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is upset that the Kansas Values Institute ran ads against his education record. The organization is not required to reveal its donors, leading opponents to refer to the funds spent on these ads as “dark money.” But if an organization in a red state like Kansas is attacking a Republican governor’s […]
Standard & Poor's Ratings cut the credit score for Kansas to AA from AA+ on Wednesday in another blow to the deep income tax cuts championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who is struggling to keep his post in the upcoming election. Show More Summary
Yay, I'm winning! Gov. Sam Brownback has led Kansas into a conservative tax-cut "experiment" with results that could perhaps be compared to the conservative "experiment" in Iraq: chaos and failure to such a dramatic extent that it should rightfully disgrace all involved and discredit the underlying theories involved for approximately forever. Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has an interesting theory on why nearly 40 percent of his fellow Kansas Republicans voted against him in his primary this week. It's not because his interesting tax "theories" are cratering the Kansas budget and doing no favors to the state economy, it's because people hate Obama. I think a big part of it is Barack Obama. Show More Summary
The GOP guv in the reddest of red states fared poorly in the primary, which is apparently the president's doing
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback threw out some red meat to his Republican-base while blaming President Obama for voters backing his challenger, Jennifer Winn. “I think a big part of it is Barack Obama,” Brownback told KSHB. “That a lot of people are so irritated at what the president is doing, they just, they want somebody [...]
While North Carolina currently enjoys a AAA credit rating from Standard and Poor's, it potentially could come to this: TOPEKA — News that the state’s credit rating had been downgraded put a damper on Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen.Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is more stumbling than storming into the general election.
Linda Killian: Republican moderates in Kansas appear to be in a fighting mood, and that could help Sen. Pat Roberts and hurt Gov. Sam Brownback in Tuesday's primaries.
Categories: Quickies The abortion ministry of Dr. Willie Parker – “In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. Show More Summary
Kansas is the new battleground for the soul of the GOP. Sam Brownback's term as senator should be a cautionary tale
The ultimate experiment in GOP governance: Zachary Goldfarb has a long, instructive look at how Governor Sam Brownback tried to turn Kansas into a red-state nirvana, and instead created disaster. Paul Ryan may have just destroyed his presidential hopes for 2016: “I see this as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president […]
Republicans need to start asking ourselves what is happening in Kansas and what we are going to do about California. The governors races in these two states are revealing. In Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback (R) is facing a tough reelection as liberals wave a bloody shirt and try to argue that Brownback’s conservatism has resulted […]
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • KS-Gov: Let's not beat around the bush: A new SurveyUSA poll finds Republican Gov. Sam Brownback trailing state House Democratic Leader Paul Davis by a brutal 48-40, with a Libertarian taking five. Show More Summary
Just weeks ahead of the Kansas primary, embattled incumbent Senator Pat Roberts has a come-to-Jesus phone conversation with embattled Governor Sam Brownback...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard on Wednesday before a spokesperson clarified he meant something else. The post Kansas Governor Takes Credit For Wind Energy Then Suggests Phasing Out Support appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Scott Lemieux: "And, In Conclusion, KU's Teams Will Now Be Known As the Kansas Reagans": "Shorter Sam Brownback: >>My crazy Democratic opponent thinks that raising taxes is a way to solve the disastrous fiscal meltdown caused by the tax cuts I favored. Show More Summary
The situation in Kansas is detailed at Vox:In 2012, Kansas governor Sam Brownback signed a massive tax cut into law, arguing that it would boost the state's economy. Eventually, he hoped to eliminate individual income taxes entirely...Yet...Show More Summary