A Kansas Republican Party officer’s role in an ad paid for by a super PAC linked to House Speaker Paul Ryan is evidence of illegal coordination, a Democratic official argues in a complaint filed Tuesday with the FEC.
An effort to toss Clean Missouri, or Amendment 1, from Missouri’s November ballot was unsuccessful Monday when the Supreme Court declined to transfer the case. The initiative will be on voters’ ballots this fall.
Kansas Sen. Steve Fitzgerald’s retirement announcement was spoiled by a former Republican rival announcing the departure Monday. Fitzgerald once compared Planned Parenthood to the Nazi concentration camp Dachau.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office warned in April that ICE has consistently underestimated the cost of running its detention program. Two months later, the Trump administration asked Rep. Kevin Yoder to sign off on another $200 million for the agency.
In 1992, Missouri voters overwhelmingly approved term limits for state legislators. Now, leaders say term limits have been detrimental for various reasons, including giving lobbyists and consultants more sway.
The Federal Election Commission reported Democratic and Republican party candidates don’t spend enough money defending campaigns from cyber threats, even when they’re aware of the dangers of getting hacked.