Sen. Pat Roberts and Sen. Jerry Moran filed a measure in the Senate Friday to honor Lt. Gen. Richard Seitz by renaming the health facility after the late general. Seitz died in June at age 95.

Roberts says AG Holder should resign

Sen. Pat Roberts says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over allegations that he knew of the gathering of journalists' telephone records and emails.…
Obama Budget Biodefense Lab

Biodefense Lab-Groundbreaking in Manhattan

Kansas and federal officials gathered for a ground breaking ceremony for the first phase of a new federal biodefense lab in Manhattan as funding for the project meanders through the legislative process.…
Kansas Statehouse

Some Kansas lawmakers forfeit OT

Some Kansas lawmakers have have decided to turn down additional pay as the Legislature heads past its 90-day session limit.…
File-This June 16, 2011 file photo shows Anthony Weiner speaking to the media during a news conference in New York.    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig,File)

Anthony Weiner launches bid to become NYC mayor

Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on. The ex-congressman whose career imploded in a rash of raunchy tweets two years ago said in a YouTube video announcement late Tuesday that he's in the New York City mayoral race. He'd said last month he was considering it.…
IRS Political Groups testimony

Former IRS chief: Can’t say how targeting happened

The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.…
Kansas state Reps. Jim Kelly, left, of Independence, and Richard Proehl, right, of Parsons, confer before a caucus of fellow Republicans, Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Republican leaders in the House and Senate are at odds over budget and tax issues. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kan. legislators move forward on budget

Negotiators from the Kansas House and Senate are reporting progress on approving a new state budget, with plans to send the latest House proposal to the chamber floor for a vote.…
guns

Kansas House preparing to consider gun-rights bill

A favorable Kansas House vote is all supporters need for final legislative approval of restrictions on the use of state tax dollars for promoting or opposing gun-control measures. …