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Kris Kobach should stop trying to influence U.S. Senate race

David Orel, the Kansas City, Kan., resident who sued for his right to vote for a Democrat in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, skipped his day in court Monday. His absence caused a judge to complain that the case had devolved into “political theater.” Which is pretty much what it’s been all along.

Kris Kobach should stop trying to influence U.S. Senate race

David Orel, the Kansas City, Kan., resident who sued for his right to vote for a Democrat in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, skipped his day in court Monday. His absence caused a judge to complain that the case had devolved into “political theater.” Which is pretty much what it’s been all along.

Kris Kobach should stop trying to influence U.S. Senate race

David Orel, the Kansas City, Kan., resident who sued for his right to vote for a Democrat in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, skipped his day in court Monday. His absence caused a judge to complain that the case had devolved into “political theater.” Which is pretty much what it’s been all along.

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NFL needs to consult black women to get abuse policy right

Race is a material factor in the NFL’s domestic violence problems, no matter how reluctant some might be to steer the discussion in that direction. Not to acknowledge the disproportionate danger that domestic violence poses to the lives of black women is to show sexism and racial bias in one fell swoop. That’s what prompted the Black Women’s Roundtable to write a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Letter of the week: Outfit politicians like NASCAR drivers

We know there is too much money in politics, and it is a lot worse since the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are like people and can donate an unlimited amount of money to buy any politician. And make no mistake about it, they are for sale.

NFL needs to consult black women to get abuse policy right

Race is a material factor in the NFL’s domestic violence problems, no matter how reluctant some might be to steer the discussion in that direction. Not to acknowledge the disproportionate danger that domestic violence poses to the lives of black women is to show sexism and racial bias in one fell swoop. That’s what prompted the Black Women’s Roundtable to write a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback believes in miracles, and that’s too bad

I once thought the only motivation that could possibly explain turning Kansas into an “experiment” — his word — was Sam Brownback’s desire to make a national name and, perhaps, catapult himself into either the presidency or, at the least, a top, influential post in Washington.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback believes in miracles, and that’s too bad

I once thought the only motivation that could possibly explain turning Kansas into an “experiment” — his word — was Sam Brownback’s desire to make a national name and, perhaps, catapult himself into either the presidency or, at the least, a top, influential post in Washington.

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