Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has rarely sought the spotlight, but as he’s weighing a Senate run the Kansas Republican traveled to Washington to testify before the U.S. Senate for the first time.
Kansas Republican Rep. Steve Watkins campaigned as an outsider, but he’s surrounded himself with Capitol Hill insiders. The former Army captain compared it to the strategy the military uses in war zones.
On her first day in Congress, Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids helped elect Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House and supporter her policies. It’s a sign that Davids plans to work with leadership rather than picking fights.
Sensing that Pat Roberts is vulnerable, former federal prosecutor Barry Grissom is laying the groundwork to mount a challenge against the Kansas Republican who is nearing his fourth decade in Congress.
Kevin Yoder was supposed to broker a compromise on a border wall. Instead, he’s watching from the sidelines as President Donald Trump’s standoff with Democratic leaders threatens to shut down the federal government.
The Senate easily passed a farm policy bill that makes few changes to the federal food assistance program. It now heads to the House, where some Republicans are still bristling over concessions in the final bill.
Despite a promise by House Republicans to use the farm bill to crack down on state-level abuse of the federal food aid program, California and other states Republicans consistently accuse of abusing the system are coming out basically unscathed.
Republican Josh Hawley wants to investigate whether tech giants still deserve a liability protection they’ve enjoyed for decades, but policy experts say his efforts to hold Google and Twitter accountable could do more to harm small startups.
Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is annoyed with his fellow Republicans, several of whom walked out of a classified briefing on Tuesday and unloaded on the Trump administration for willfully ignoring evidence linking Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Argentina has left little doubt about its interest in strengthening a relationship with China despite White House warnings of its “predatory economic activity.” That interest was on display at the G20 summit.
An increasingly fierce debate about how best to stop wildfires in California could wind up endangering the farm bill, which is crucial to fund crop insurance programs for farmers in Kansas and Missouri.
Fresh off his electoral defeat, Rep. Kevin Yoder could end up getting credit as the guy who helped President Donald Trump build his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico. The coming weeks will be key for the Kansas Republican’s legacy.