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Kansas GOP Fails to Override Governor Veto of Transgender Ban

Here & Now

00:19 sec | 2 weeks ago

Kansas GOP Fails to Override Governor Veto of Transgender Ban

"Failed in their attempt to override Democratic Governor Laura Kelly's veto of a proposed ban on transgender athletes and girls and women school sports. The Senate's vote to override Kelly was 26 to 14 1 vote short of the necessary two thirds majority. In the first Biden

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Kansas Governor Vetoes Ban for Transgender School Athletes

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:19 sec | 3 weeks ago

Kansas Governor Vetoes Ban for Transgender School Athletes

"Bill that would ban transgender athletes from girls and women's school sports in kansas is vetoed by democratic governor. Laura kelly calling it. A regressive measure that would hurt the state's ability to recruit businesses. Meantime the north dakota house votes to override. The governor's veto of a similar bill setting up a final decision in the state

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21 Republican governors attack Biden's COVID-19 stimulus bill for 'penalizing' their states

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00:53 sec | 2 months ago

21 Republican governors attack Biden's COVID-19 stimulus bill for 'penalizing' their states

"Taking aim at one component of the covert 19 relief bill, arguing that a proposed allocation of money does punish those states that did not full Lockdown businesses during the height of the pandemic. The governor's led by South Carolina's Republican governor, Henrique Master issue a statement that criticizes what they call a biased formula used to decide how much money in direct aid each state receives. The Democrat who joined that list is Kansas governor Laura Kelly. The American rescue plan does propose $350 billion in direct a two state and city governments money that would be used to replenish those tax revenue collections that decline during the pandemic. Now he Here's the issue. Most of the funding for each state would be based on its unemployment figures, not overall population, so states were the most citizens were out of work last year would receive a greater share of money. Meanwhile, on the Senate floor Republican leader

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Kansas mayor resigns after threats over mask mandate

Bloomberg Law

00:27 sec | 5 months ago

Kansas mayor resigns after threats over mask mandate

"Syriza of death threats she received because of her support of a citywide mask mandate. Tom Roberts reports. Dodge City Mayor Joyce Warshaw says she received pushback since the requirement was put into place and the pushback has turned into violent threats since U. S a today highlighted the city's virus outbreak. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced the statewide mask mandate in November, and the Dodge City Commission voted 4 to 1 later to approve the mandate. I'm Tom Roberts president, Electro

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Advocates Call For Changes In Prisons To Reduce Inmates' Exposure To Coronavirus

All Things Considered

03:34 min | 5 months ago

Advocates Call For Changes In Prisons To Reduce Inmates' Exposure To Coronavirus

"State prisoners have been significantly affected by the coronavirus. At least 220,000 of them have tested positive for covert 19 tight conditions and buildings make social distancing and controlling spread difficult. That is the case in Kansas, which has one of the highest infection rates among state prisons and with access to the vaccine, unclear Advocates are calling for changes to reduce exposure. No mean do you, dean of the Kansas News Service reports. Mary Flowers hasn't seen her daughter, Jordan Fuller, since July. Fuller went to county jail and then in October, she was transferred to the Topeka Correctional Facility. The states on Lee Women's prison. Kansas Prisons haven't allowed visitors since March to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. But that hasn't worked. The virus made its way into the state's prisons in April, 11 inmates and three staff members have died. 5000 inmates in the system have tested positive. It's awful to have a child in there, no matter their age, you know, even when they're 30 throughout the pandemic prisoners and Kansas have said social distancing is basically impossible. Everyone has masks. But not every inmate wears thumb. Not everyone reports their symptoms if they're feeling sick. And people are scared for their health and frustrated by new safety restrictions. Flowers says her daughter has been living in a tent in the prison's laundry building for more than seven weeks until all 60 new arrivals to the prison test negative at the same time. She says her daughter has been tested nine times and has been through four quarantines. They put these women in an impossible situation. You know they're being held where they can't even make it inside the prison. John Wesley O'Hara is a corrections officer at the Topeka facility, he says units go in and out of lockdown when someone gets sick. People still move from building to building and the prison hasn't been disciplining people, so it's hard to enforce mask wearing They were understaffed before the pandemic, But even more officers are out now because they're quarantining taking care of kids are working outbreaks at other prisons. The people who are left sometimes work 16 hour shifts. Harris says he tries to be careful and keeps mostly to himself outside of work. But when his roommate who also works at the prison, tested positive they had to miss Thanksgiving with their families. I had to call my ex wife and tell her I can't see my kids for the next two weeks. This is isolating work. Just by its very nature. Now you had something like this where you actually have to have that physical separation as well and the stress becomes 10 times Greater. The Kansas Department of Corrections declined interview requests. But in a statement, spokesman Randy Bowman said the department is working with officials to follow public health guidelines. Criminal justice advocates have said. That's not enough for months. They've argued the best solution is to release people so they can isolate Lauren Bonds is the legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas. She helped sue the state to release thousands of inmates this spring. The suit was dismissed. But the A C L U is working on individual clemency applications for prisoners who are vulnerable to the virus. The only way to make sure that the transmission rates go down is to make sure that people in prisons can observe the same, You know, protocols that we're being told to observe out here in the community Governor Laura Kelly's office says she's still considering the requests. As for a vaccine, health care workers in Kansas prisons and jails will be among the first to receive it. But there's no news on whether inmates or other staff will be

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Federal judge blocks Kansas limits on religious gatherings

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00:41 sec | 1 year ago

Federal judge blocks Kansas limits on religious gatherings

"There's been much debate on how houses of worship should conduct business during the pandemic a court ruling on Saturday struck down the Kansas governor's order on religious gathering a federal judge in Wichita is blocking governor Laura Kelly's order that limits attendance in person religious worship services to ten people or fewer to check the spread of the corona virus but the judge also ruled that those assembling must comply with social distancing and other public health protocols which the plaintiffs says the judge indicated they are prepared to do ABC's chucks Iverson just this past Saturday the Kansas Supreme Court ruled in favor of the governor keeping her order in place for Easter

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Kelly’s order limiting Kansas church services stands, justices rule hours before Easter

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00:35 sec | 1 year ago

Kelly’s order limiting Kansas church services stands, justices rule hours before Easter

"Pope Francis celebrated mass at a nearly empty St Peter's basilica at no crowns because of covered nineteen in the U. S. that's what the court battles like one in Kansas which featured oral argument Saturday via video conference details from ABC's Stephanie Ramos the legal showdown between democratic governor Laura Kelly and Republican legislative leaders over whether she can limit church gatherings on Easter Sunday church gatherings in Kansas have produced at least three case clusters across the state and health officials fear Easter services could further spread the corona virus the state Supreme Court ruled the executive order will remain in

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Kansas coronavirus update: High court to settle dispute between governor, Republicans

All Things Considered

01:53 min | 1 year ago

Kansas coronavirus update: High court to settle dispute between governor, Republicans

"The Kansas Supreme Court convened an emergency session today the goal to resolve a dispute between democratic governor Laura Kelly and Republican legislative leaders who opposed her attempt to stop churches from holding Easter services amid the corona virus outbreak more from Jim McLean of the Kansas news service there was nothing typical about today's hearing because of the coronavirus the court like everything else is operating differently today is a historic day as we hear arguments for the first time by video conferencing the justices led by Chief Justice more lucrative gathered virtually from their home to hear the case filed just three days ago by governor Kelly the dispute centers on Kelly's use of sweeping orders to slow the spread of the virus and efforts by Republican lawmakers to rein her in Kelly was the first governor closed schools for the rest of the academic year and among the first in the region to impose a state wide a stay at home policy three weeks ago I left these decisions to local health departments for as long as possible members of the Republican controlled legislature were quick to accuse her of over reacting here's senator rob Wilson I don't want anybody to die I don't want anybody to get this virus but we can't because this country do everybody can stay home just before the social distancing rules sent them home for the month of April Republican lawmakers agreed to extend the emergency declaration but only if Kelly agreed to allow a panel of legislative leaders to review and possibly reject her subsequent orders that agreement held until recently when lawmakers blocked Kelly's move to add church services and funerals the places were no more than ten people could gather Republican Senate president Susan Wagle led the opposition were restricting individual rights to practice religious liberties so I can't approve this the very next day and angry Kelly took the lawmakers to

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"laura kelly" Discussed on KGO 810

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01:56 min | 1 year ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on KGO 810

"Simply say Alexa play KGO eight ten once again here's mark Thompson we do this every day right now actually don't do it every day we do it he would frequently charged him again it's certain the funky stuff going on in various places oftentimes having to do with money or legislators or both there is a lot of a covert nineteen related stuff and this is no exception this is a continuation of the swamps where to where are the middle of Kansas lawmakers are overturning the limit on social gatherings so the people gonna head to church on Easter Sunday the death toll in Kansas has jumped forty percent in a single day oh boy they voted it just yesterday against the restriction that was imposed by the governor governor Laura Kelly in instituted this restriction and even as they I mean can you imagine you had a forty percent jump in your corona virus death toll and you still want to encourage people to gather at a church well doesn't just screw Kansas sisters everybody exactly as I said before we're all swimming in the same pool if they P. in there and it's coming down on our end yep and that's by extension really what's happening worldwide but somebody said on the text line those people are heading to church on on Easter had better pray that they don't get cold at nineteen is good way to put it yeah that's a I'm in Kansas there three cluster outbreaks that have been linked to church gatherings you think they get the message by now now I mean they just they don't I also would mention that the cost of the navy secretary going to Guam so that he could you know cuss out the captain he just relieved of.

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"laura kelly" Discussed on Pantsuit Politics

Pantsuit Politics

03:52 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on Pantsuit Politics

"So that when you do get that ballot in the general election, you can choose between a Republican who's normal and democrat who's normal. And then, you know, it's like, you know, choosing between your favorite, desserts, right? As opposed to. I don't know like a can of. On eating cooked spinach that has expired and dessert so it kind of ups your for better representation. Right. So that's one way to put it. But then again, I have not always practice strategic voting myself. I took I can say this now because the election's over. But in the Republican primary gubernatorial primary, we had a truly terrifying candidate Briscoe Bach. Who was our secretary of state, and you know, if you've heard of him that's why I would not want him to win. And then we had our current governor. Who was governor Brownback Lieutenant governor, and I had a good personal relationship with them. He was a nice guy. But I disagreed with him on almost all of his policy issues. I think you can work with people without agreeing with them, and especially you should when you're in the legislature. But when it's you in your private moment in the ballot box in that voting booth is strategic voting necessarily the best thing to do. Because what I ended. Up doing was I cast about for neither of those people cast a ballot for the moderate Republican who didn't have a chance in you know, in winning that at all, but I voted with my heart. And then it was truly frightening because I did end up regretting that a little bit because our Republican nominee was none other than Chris co Bach. And so I found myself sweating a little bit thinking. Oh, man. What have I done? He might become governor. I made this much more likely by voting with my art. But then again, obviously, Kansas overwhelmingly supported Laura Kelly for our governor. Thank goodness because she's done a wonderful job. And you know, she is even Democrats think about Democrats nationally, but Democrats in Kansas, even the more Liberal Democrats in Kansas are pretty are pretty chill or pretty close to the center. So, but yes, I mean, so that's sort of my own personal dilemma, I think I think that it is a tremendously personal choice. And I don't know what the voting registration laws are like in your state. We cannot switch parties after the filing deadline even as voting citizens. That's one of those things where okay, it would make sense. If you could see your ballot before you could switch states with same day, voter registration. You look and see where you can do the most good, and that's what I would recommend. But when you have states with hard voting deadlines like we do here in Kansas. It's difficult because again, we had a very crowded primary for both governor and for the congressional seat up here. And so we have a lot of people who switched to the Democratic Party because they felt that they were able to do more good there. So as you can see it's a more convoluted discussion when you talk about do you vote with your heart or d you vote, you know with a cold pragmatic strategy because sometimes one works, but sometimes it does. Doesn't and it's really a case by case basis. Well, I think that this happens much more on the state level than in the national level the party switching in these sort of thought processes, even as voters we my personal state Senator former state Senator switched parties three times he went from democrat to Republican to independent. So that happened. I think that happens. My question is beyond the strategic thinking of how you're going to vote or how you're going to register. What do you see as the benefits of the party? Was there any training for you? You said your state Senator or the young Republicans recruited you. So you were very active in the sort of party structure..

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04:11 min | 2 years ago

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"Maybe if I'd had someone like her to look up to as a young eighteen year old woman. I may have stayed in Kansas, Brian. I also wanted to ask you about Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas. He announced that he will not run for re election next year. What's our sense of how that might go? I mean secretary of state Mike Pompeo has been kind of floated some say that he has a good chance of winning. If he were to run, but he says he has no intention of running right now. What does that look like it's going to be crowded field? Obviously there has been a very public effort to recruit Pompeo. And if if he does change his mind, I would expect most Republicans to get out of the way. But if he doesn't it's going to be a very crowded field Senate present Susan Wagle who was mentioned by governor Kelley in your show. She's exploring a run the state treasures are running. I joked with congressman Ron ESTES yesterday that he was the only Republican in Kansas who didn't seem to want to run for the seat. And he assured me that well he didn't want to run he could have if he wanted to. So you should expect a very crowded Republican field. I wouldn't expect Democrats to take the race seriously unless you have someone like a Chris co Bach who is a divisive figure emerges Republican front runner. Democrats are kind of watching this race with a little bit of interest. If there is a device. Of candidate who seems to be gaining steam with the Republicans. You could see them actually make an effort to make this a competitive race. There's a it's been be an uphill battle. Because a democrat hasn't won a Senate seat in Kansas since nineteen thirty two, and we should be clear, by the way, Mike Pompeo used to be a congressman representing district in Kansas for three terms. Michael emailed, the expansion of Medicare is contentious because federal government funding of the programme phases out and the Bill for services becomes the responsibility of the state. I wonder how you see the governor's argument in Kansas as compared to some of the other arguments about why Medicaid expansion is still worth doing. So I think what the governor is is looking at is. You know, she's she's trying to make this into an economic argument. If you saw that she and that's been a the kind of consistent democratic refrain, which is this is federal money that can be coming into Kansas that we're passing up every year. And so I think it's you know, she is trying to make this as a kind of this as an argument that makes fiscal sense for the state. I think anticipating criticism like that. Liz tweeted as a lifelong Oklahoman, it's refreshing to hear how our neighbors are addressing Medicaid expansion and education hope Oklahoma can learn what bipartisan means with regards to the presidential election cycle before. I let you go. There are more than a dozen Democrats in the race. There could be two dozen by the time the show is over the big keeps getting bigger and bigger, and they're appealing to the base by pushing ideas like abolishing the electoral college, the green new deal packing. The supreme court. How does that affect democrat? Like, Laura Kelly who. Got a govern in a largely conservative state before we go. I I think that could put pressure on someone someone like lower Kelly, obviously, I think, you know, she she took a interesting stance when it came to the Lectoure college, but things like packing, the supreme court that probably would not fly very well in in Kansas where you have a lot of people who are conservative who who would get their antennas up. If you start talking seriously about that, you know, I think thinking back to what her role is in the presidential election. She someone who's being seen as a model for defeating Trumpism because she she defeated a candidate who had very close ties to Trump Trump came and campaigned for and she approached it with a very kind of moderate centrist message. So the people who are pushing the who are pushing the Democratic Party in that election. I think are looking to her as an example of how to proceed with this election, Brian Lowery, Washington. Correspondent for the Kansas City star. Brian thanks for talking to us. Thank you for having me. This conversation was produced by James Morrison and edited by Miranda full

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"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

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03:12 min | 2 years ago

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"I actually had someone tweet tweeted me the sporting about Brownback in coal, you're leaving Kelly with a surplus. Well, that's not quite accurate. It is true. She came in with one, but it's partially because the legislature forced that to happen. Bobby emailed. How would the governor compares Sam Brownback tax cuts with the Trump tax cuts? Brian. What's your take? They are similar but not identical. A lot of the same thinkers, Stephen Moore. Obviously who's been in the news this week because the president plans to nominate him to the Federal Reserve. Had was influential in crafting both the Trump plan and the Brownback plan. The Trump cuts aren't quite as aggressive when it comes to these cutting taxes on business owners. But overall, I think there are a lot of similarities in the philosophy. And that's one thing we saw over and over again is Democrats were winning to Kansas as a as a warning sign to Washington and say, look, this is what happened when we try the supply-side economics. Remember being at a town hall where Claire mccaskill was crossed the river from Kansas since they look over there like we don't want that to happen. I wonder what she thought of her answer about the electoral college Joshua wrote on our Facebook page. I'm amazed at a governor of a flyover state, which support ending the electoral college Kansas will not fit into the national scene. When it does not have a vote in the presidential election, Kansas has six electoral votes right now. So it would still have that piece of its say. But what do you make of the governor's answer about the electoral college? I actually I'm not surprised with it. I think it's what I would say is there are a lot of cans into who feel who feel disenfranchised by the electoral college, even though obviously the electoral college gives more weight to small states overall votes. If you are say, a democrat who lives in Kansas who lives in one of those bluer pockets, you might feel like your vote doesn't matter because you're in such a state that is a Republican even if you live in a district that has democratic leaning your vote doesn't doesn't end up being counted at the national level. So if you can think about the Kansas City area where you have the border between Missouri, and Kansas cut through you have a pretty democratic area to congressional districts that went for Hillary Clinton in the last election, but are both in states that went by double digits to Trump. So I can think for voters in those areas they'd like to see it. I mean, I can I can understand why why she said that I would also say Kansas doesn't get a lot of attention right now. Come the general. Action. It's it's pretty well. Assumed that it's going to go Republican democrat hasn't won it since Lyndon Johnson. And so right now, you're not seeing candidates come to Kansas and the general election. You do see candidates come to Kansas during the Caucasus which happened. You know, not not immediately do happen fairly early in the year end, Ken matter. That's when we see candidates come to Kansas, but the general it's pretty much written off Allison wrote on our Facebook page. I was so happy to hear governor Kelley discussed the importance of progressive ideals, keeping young people in Kansas and attracting young people to move to Kansas..

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03:36 min | 2 years ago

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"And so there are Republican lawmakers who their base wants them to vote against anything ObamaCare elated, and they're Democrats who obviously they want their politicians to go. Very hard for that. So it's really key. Moderate Republicans are the ones that are gonna make or break it. What about the debate over work requirements for Medicaid, the sense that if you if you benefit for Medicaid, you either need to be working seeking work or having some kind of community contribution to remain qualified? There was a ruling this week from federal judge that blocks Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas Kansas as I understand it does not have a work requirement. But one of its former governors Jeff Collier said he'd support one. What is your sense of say the cans and congressional delegation? What did they think about work requirement? I would say rhetorically in Kansas, the work requirement issue or or rather this issue of giving Medicaid to able bodied adults that has been a very powerful rhetorical comment against Medicaid expansion from Republicans at the state level as far as the congressional delegation. A one thing I'll point out to point out is the. Moran took as his guests to the state of the union, Kansas house majority leader, Dan Hawkins who has been the most outspoken opponent of Medicaid expansion in Kansas. And who who confirmed that he spoke with the Senator about that other than other than cherise? David's. I don't think you have any member of the the congressional delegation, speaking out with with governor Kelley on this. She obviously congresswoman David supports a governor Kelley on this. She also talked about the so called Kansas experiment, governor Kelley did with very drastic tax cuts. I wonder if they are any lessons we can learn from that as it relates to her relationship with Republicans Republicans relationship to tax policy. It must've gotten really dire in Kansas for Republicans to say, let's raise taxes. Oh, it was. I mean, this was you got to understand that this was years. This was years of budget shortfall so too. To to give you to give you a picture of Asli in twenty twelve the legislature drastically cut taxes eliminated. Income tax for the owners of most businesses sharply reduce rates across the board. And it was promised that this was going to spur real economic growth that this wouldn't harm the state's fiscal outlook the week after Sam Brownback was reelected governor. It turns out the states facing a budget hole. That's when it's that's when that comes out when the the state's budget director announces we're facing a budget hole. So sharp cuts had to be made that session there had to be sales tax rates that Brownback had two signed into law himself just to keep the state of float couple months. Go by facing another budget hole, and that cycle repeated year after year after year until the point where you had majorities of in the legislature, which was a heavily Republican legislature. Override the governor override Brownback, obviously governor Kelley was part of that coalition, but I should note that the speaker of the Kansas house, the Dan Hawkins who I mentioned earlier who's now those guys voted to override Brownback because it was the only way to basically keep the lights on in the state, and it allowed governor Kelley to then enter office with a surplus, and that's actually been a really interesting dynamic..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

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04:03 min | 2 years ago

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"But even then I think it it Hughes read with regards to that one of our listeners. Thurston tweeted, would you say that Kansas is much more purple than the deep red that the coasts and the media often think of I would say Kansas is still largely read, but with some blue pockets indefinitely, some purple pockets of one thing as she brought up the Kansas City metropolitan area that's trending blue. And I think you saw that with cherise David's election. You saw that with how well governor Kelley performed in the Kansas City metro area and actually down across the ballot. Democrats won all of the statewide races in Johnson county, which Johnson county was traditionally a Republican leaning area. It was a suburban kind of country club Republican area. But. That is certainly starting to trend to a bit more democratic during the the Trump era. There was a real rejection of co Bach and Israel rejection of of of Kevin Yoder. So I would say that area is trending blue. Which is just it. You know, it buffers Missouri, which had a blue district, Missouri. You have some pockets of blue in Wichita and Pika, and certainly Lawrence Kansas, very blue. But overall, the state has is very read with regards to governor Kelley governing with the legislature. That is dominated by Republicans. There are eleven governors in this position right now President Obama was in this position during his final two years. I wonder what we learned from governor Kelley that might inform how those other eleven how those other governors might govern particularly because she strikes me as really content in her spaces a policy wonk as kind of a pragmatic policy thinker as opposed to a more ideological. Vision driven candidate. I mean in education funding, obviously, it it has dominated. Every Kansas legislative session that I've seen. I almost feels like it's dominated Kansas since the beginning of time education funding, I would say her plan on education funding was much more moderate than a lot of Democrats or even the school districts her base in the education advocacy, community it, I mean that it's it's worth noting that there were some Democrats who were against her plan because it didn't go far enough. But that was a way she was able to get Republican lawmakers on board. Also, the fact that she is in way the way that she is pursuing Medicaid expansion of going through the legislature is very key. There is some grayness here the Affordable Care Act gave governors the ability to unilaterally pursue Medicaid expansion. However during the Brownback years the legislature passed a Bill which governor Brownback signed into law requiring the governor to seek legislative approval. And she is adhering. To that. And she is trying to finalize in the legislature to do that, even as even as Republican leaders themselves are very much against that. Yeah. Why is that because there have been some more conservative states that have decided to expand Medicaid in their states? What's the hold up in Kansas? It's I think it's it's at this point. It's become a little bit of a wedge issue. It's I mean, it's, but one thing that's worth noting their rural hospitals in Kansas that have closed and those hospitals point to the failure to expand, Medicaid as one of the reasons, that's one reason why there is a groundswell. And I mean, she she leaned into that issue more. So than the the democratic candidate who had ran into fourteen who largely avoided it because you know, at that point ObamaCare was very kind of toxic political thing that she leaned into that as one of her key promises, but for for the Republicans who oppose it there the business. This community in Kansas is still. Is still against the the Kansas chamber of commerce and groups like that. And so it somewhat of a base issue..

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02:35 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

"This is one A. I'm Joshua Johnson. We are discussing consensus building with Kansas governor, Laura Kelly and considering ways to succeed when there are people actively pursuing your political failures or difficulties with some questions about the work between a democratic governor Andy largely Republican legislature now governor Kelley, you issued your first veto this week as I understand it on a Bill that was estimated to cut state taxes by a half billion dollars. Over three years in your veto message. He wrote, quote, the tax Bill would have created another self-inflicted budget crisis, unquote. And you put self inflicted budget crisis in quotes, I assume you're referring to what came to be known as the Kansas experiment under your predecessor, governor Brownback. That's exactly what I always heard ferring to you know, in twenty twelve and then again at twenty thirteen the Kansas legislature voted for radical tax cuts in the very first year alone. Revenues plummeted by seven hundred million dollars. That's more than we lost during the entire great recession. So the impact was deep, and it was swift. If we were to let the tax cuts that have been proposed go through this year. We would take an immediate you turn, you know, in in two thousand seventeen by the way, a bipartisan coalition of legislators came. Together and be in essentially repealed, the Brownback tax experiment, if we were to impose tax cuts again right now, we take an immediate u-turn. And we would we would fall off the cliff as we did that because, you know, at least in two thousand twelve twenty thirteen when those tax cuts came to be we were able to fill some of the gaps between revenue and expenses using you know, various pots of money around the state, particularly our department of transportation our pension system, a pool money investment account there there were different kinds of things or things that could be eliminated. We we eliminated the Kansas bioscience authority that freed up fifty million dollars. And we use that just to plug holes. We did all of those things and bought time before there was just no more to do. And that's why we reversed. In two thousand seventeen if we make cuts now, we don't have any cushion, you we will. It'll just be a cutting our schools, cutting our.

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03:58 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

"Creating the office of rural prosperity that I was committed to representing all cans rural and urban tell us a little bit more about Kansas will have the pleasure of visiting Wichita later on this year for people who've never been what would you say is the one biggest thing that people think they know about Kansas? But they really don't they have no idea how common sense in how progressive Kansas really are. You know, if you look back in history, first of all we came into the country as stay as a Free State. You know, we were we were anti-slavery long before many others in. So I think that's something people don't know. We actually have a history of electing women to positions. In fact, the very first woman ever elected to any office in this country was the mayor of our Gonja, Kansas. So those are things I think people just don't remember or. Don't think about when they think about Kansas. I think partly partly that is because tickly for the last eight years. Most of what's come out of Kansas has not been good news. You know, we had the tax experiment that caused our state to crash, and you know, and then obviously we had crisco Bach in his voter suppression in an anti immigrant stances. And we also unfortunately, took some some action that was pretty negative regarding LGBTQ, we're starting to undo a lot of that. And get the real face of Kansas backout. I did want to ask you about some of that. But you mentioned that Kansas is very common sense kind of state is that what helped you build consensus between Democrats and moderate Republicans just taking a kind of a common sense approach. Common sense in collaboration. Think of all the barn. Raisings that happened in the state of Kansas as we were developing as a state, you know, that's how cannons operate. They worked together to for the common. Good. And I think that's the approach. I always took in the in the state Senate. I was the ranking minority on the budget committee. So I was in negotiations with Republicans regularly trying to put her our budget together budget is policy. So yeah, it was important for me to be able to find common ground one of the big critiques. I think of democratic politics nationwide is a focus on social issues that make some people kind of edgier uncomfortable, your first act as governor was to signed an executive order that reinstated protections for LGBT workers. It was something that your predecessor governor Sam Brownback eliminated back in twenty fifteen. How do social issues especially Forni ones, like LGBTQ rights and so forth affect? Your Bill your ability to create political consensus. Well, you know, they're they're really are think already is consensus on the LGBTQ issue. I think that governor Brownback went to the extreme, you know, if you had come to Kansas maybe fifteen years ago when we were more there. I can remember the very first vote that I took in the state Senate was the question of pudding, basically a discriminatory clause in our constitution, banning gay marriage. I voted no on that. Then it did pass. But but since then, you know, Kansas have really evolved from that position. And I think they understand the LGBTQ issues better. But they also understand that you cannot have a state you cannot attract young people. You can't keep your young people here if we have really regressive policies like that in place. We're speaking to governor Laura. Kelly democrat from Kansas about building political consensus in Kansas..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

1A

01:53 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on 1A

"This is one A. I'm Joshua Johnson. In Washington last year's midterms were big for Democrats taking over leadership in the house and in seven states. Now comes the hard part getting meaningful laws passed our project. One a across America is digging into the issues that resonate with odors and seeing just how divided this country actually is Kansas is a good place to look a red state just elected a democratic governor Laura Kelly beat a very conservative Republican crisco Bach in last year's race. Now, she faces a legislature where Republicans hold super majorities in both chambers. Some GOP lawmakers have said she has no mandate to govern because she won with less than half the vote. So what does it take to pass laws and fulfill campaign promises with some strong political headwinds joining us from Kansas public radio to discuss it is governor Laura Kelly governor, welcome to one A. Thanks so much. Casual so your victory required, the support of moderate Republican voters, and I think that's one of the reasons why people around the country are looking at you to figure out how you did it. So how'd you do it? Well, you're right. I did have the pleasure of much moderate Republican support throughout the campaign, including a to former Republican governors Bill graves and Mike Hayden and two former Republican US senators, Sheila Frahm, and Nancy Kassebaum who all came out in endorsed Mike campaign that was incredibly important. I think it sent a huge signal to Republicans all across the state that I was somebody they trust somebody work with. And I was somebody who shared their values taking that now into the governor's office. You probably know that I was a state Senator for fourteen years..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

04:05 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

"And so you know, it they didn't get it in time for the midterms. But they got it. Sometimes when you fight you win sometimes when you are fighting in an environment that seems absolutely unforgiving an impossible. Sometimes the environment changes around you, and it allows you to win one of the places that democrat Laura Kelly campaign for governor when she was on her way to winning the state house, one of the places she campaigned was in dodge city what she campaigned on their improving voters access to the pulse. Well, now voters access to the polls is improved in dodge city, and she's in charge of state government and crisco back is unemployed. But again ground truth in dodge city this next time you will no longer have to leave town devote like you did before. I mean, there's still there's still a couple of things to watch. Here. The case was dismissed without prejudice. Which means that case can come back to life pretty much instantly. If the plaintiffs come to believe that they need to do that in order to hold the county and hold the state to account right to make sure that Hispanic voters are getting equal treatment in that town and in Kansas. It can come back. That's what dismissing it without prejudice means. And if you think about it, it is still a little bit nuts that for thirteen thousand voters. There's only two plan to polling places in dodge city. But it's better. I mean, at least two polling places is to more than what they had which is zero. So it's not like that fight is permanently over, but they did win what they were trying to get a win is a win for one hundred and for the and for the voters in that town who are not gonna take it lying down. And it does show you that things change even in places where it seems like they cannot ever change things change. Kansas voted for Trump. I twenty points two years later. They voted for Laura Kelly to become the democratic governor of that state that same night that Laura Kelly became the democratic governor of Kansas. That's the same night. Of course that Democrats won control of the house of representatives in Washington. And over these last few days, we have started to see the substance of what that is going to mean in terms of how your federal government works how congress works how it spends its time. What it works on the first Bill of the Democrats brought up and held hearings on is what they call HR one. It's a big omnibus Bill on voting rights and anti-corruption measures. This is legislation that sorta hits all the high points on small d democratic reform. It would stop a partisan gerrymandering for congressional districts. So instead of having state legislatures draw the congressional districts to maximally benefit their own party. Instead, it would be independent nonpartisan redistricting in every state. So you don't have all these guaranteed Republican seats or guaranteed democratic seats, and it would be all across the country. It would make election day a federal holiday, so nobody has to skip voting because they can't get time off work to do it. It would guarantee early voting days for every federal election in every state in the country right now some states offer early. Devoting? Some don't it would established nationwide voter registration where you have the opportunity to opt out if you don't want to be registered. But otherwise, you're registered it would stop states from dumping registered voters off their roles in purges, like the ones that are advocated nationwide by Chris co back it would make the president and the supreme court subject to the same ethics and anticorruption rules as everybody else in government. Imagine that it would force dark money groups and super PACS to have to disclose their donors. So we'd have no more anonymous money flooding into election campaigns. When when the Democrats I introduced this legislation you always pick something to be HR one right to show. This is our first priority. This is what we want to be known for us. We take the gavel when the Democrats I put forward this legislation. I don't think the Republicans worried too much about it or even thought too much about it at first when the Democrats held their first hearings on HR one this week and the Republican witnesses just got roasted and Republican members of congress had a very hard time..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

106.1 FM WTKK

05:00 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

"With us. Glad you're here on this thanksgiving Thursday, November twenty two Gordon Deal with Jennifer Kushinka coming up this hour, our how America lost its love for the manual transmission? Also pro athletes who beg for faster stronger video game doubles. And if you're American good luck finding a Turkey and all the trimmings if you're in Europe for thanksgiving love that story in about twenty minutes. On a serious note here drugs and suicide are pushing down life expectancy in the US. That's according to a special report from the CDC that found rising rates of overdose deaths suicide and chronic liver disease, even as Americans improve survival rates for other well known causes of death like cancer more from Laura Kelly health reporter at the Washington Times. Lord, give us some findings though. This is a trend that how researchers had started to observe over the past few years that are like expectancy is going down in two thousand fourteen average American could expect to about seventy point nine years old. That's now down to about seventy point six, which I mean, does it seem like a big difference? When you start to look at it compared to other countries where their life expectancy on average is eighty one years old and above. Discrepancies. And when we remain on those numbers on gender women with longer than men so mannered are dying at an earlier age, seventy seventy six seventy five. And then also when you look at race African American men are dying. Maybe even by I don't know the. But it can be as well as a seventy seventy three researchers at the finish control prevention, why take a closer look at by the death rates why we were dying at earlier ages on. And I think we all know what it called the opioid epidemic has taken I in US and into seventy two thousand people died I would drug overdose. So that is one of the main drivers at bringing expectancy it's really killing off people between the age of twenty five to thirty four. But what this latest report showed that even older Americans forty forty up are dying from drug overdoses suicides. And there is an increase in liver disease, America's which is also driving boy is is liver connection tied to drinking. So those remain. That are that are increasing liver disease run is the obesity epidemic. So when Dr John Hopkins that they're seeing an increase in fatty liver disease. And then there's also complications from hepatitis C that even go there is a. Feeder stuffing people that are having symptoms decades later, and then the third is from thinking. Too much and when taken all together, I mean. Things can be interrelated drug use strengthening depression, mental health at. So this is something that the nation related to. I mean, I think we are looking at. Just continue to highlight the risks speaking with Laura Kelly health reporter at the Washington Times, and she's written a piece entitled, drug overdoses and suicides are pushing life expectancy in the US behind that of other developed nations. It's strange, right. I mean, I think you point out in the story we're doing better with things we sometimes can't control like cancer yet doing poorly things we can control. Yeah. I I mean, not not so many bright spots in this piece by a what's heartening to see that rates of heart disease. At least at least stable maybe going down a little bit and cancer on death rates from cancer also going down, and that just goes to show how valuable pudding. Funding into research. I think has shown has shown those rewards. And that's what we're talking now with Trump you and what's the side with expanding suicide prevention hotline. Hopefully, also one of the diseases that is raising the death rate is out, and we will have no more fall progress, man, intriguing or detecting, Al pilots, and also, you know, advocates really push for increased funding. And and and I think it's starting fed maybe a little bit slower, Laura. Kelly health reporter at the Washington Times. Twenty one minutes now in front of the hour on This Morning, America's first news. Dell's black Friday sale for.

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"laura kelly" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY

News Radio 810 WGY

01:56 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY

"Is a trip. Stuffing, people that are having symptoms decades later, and then the third is from too much and when taken all together, I mean. Can be interrelated trucking strengthening depression, mental health at. So this is something that the nation to. I mean, I think we are looking at just continue to highlight the risks. We're speaking with Laura Kelly health reporter at the Washington Times. And she's written a piece entitled, drug overdoses and suicides are pushing life expectancy in the US behind that of other developed nations. It's strange, right. I mean, I think you out in the story we're doing better with things we sometimes can't control like cancer yet doing poorly things we can control. Right. I mean, not not so many bright spots in spite it was heartening to see that race apart disease. We've at least stable maybe going down a little bit and cancer on death rates from cancer also going down, and that just goes to show how valuable pudding. Funding into research. I think has shown has shown those rewards. And that's what we're seeing now with with tragedy. And what's suicide with expanding suicide prevention hotline, hopefully essay, one of the diseases that is raising the death rate is Alzheimer's, and we really have no more fall progress man, intriguing or detecting Alzheimer's, and also, you know, advocates really push for increased funding. And and and I think it's starting fed maybe move a little bit, Laura, Laura. Kelly health reporter at the Washington Times. Twenty one minutes now in front of the hour on This Morning, America's first news..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on The 45th

The 45th

03:56 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on The 45th

"Well, I want to remind our listeners of we talked about him in previous episodes. He was the Kansas secretary of state, total nativist total crackpot like just a complete racist. He was claiming for longtime that a lot of non-citizens were voting. He also led Trump's voter fraud commission that just completely failed had no results to turn over. But he lost a democrat Laura Kelly is now the governor of Kansas. So you go Kansas. But no way go for who elected Steve king. That's right. I forgot him close. I mean, that's something. Dana Rohrabacher is gone gone. Yes of right. Feels good. I don't think either are called right there were protecting him to be pretty safe. Right. Right. Right. Right. So that's good. I mean, that's what I mean by mixed bag. You know, I feel like we are definitely better than we were two days ago. We're better off right there. Yeah. That's all the better. I mean. Yes. Like there was no current political gerrymander climate. There was never going to blue with. This is like this is what blue Bluewave and reality is gonna look like splash. What do the total yet? But not the national matter strict, but speak the total vote was plus ten for the Democrats are something around there. Okay. That was earlier count. No idea we're standing now. But. The thing is this is this is a good outcome. The Senate was like it was structurally. Just not a good election year, even independent of everything else. That's abnormal. And crazy right now that was just not a good and Pacific rats. We took the house. I mean, it's not all that matters. When it's all the matters right now. Right. Like, I said, it's it's a step forward. It's progress. I mean, yeah, this is going to lead to I think some some real testing of our laws and constitution going forward. Do you think the Democrats are gonna like really bring all these investigations that they've been threatening. Yeah. I think I'm not gonna go as far as they could or onto. I hope they'll air on the side of going hotter than trying to be all let's just talk about the issues, but you have after. If someone like there's just absolutely should have been done by any function in congress that wasn't done and doing that. Right. So just for them to restore normalcy will be like panoramic at this point. So there's a whole slew of criminal Justice measures good ones that happened across the country on I thought we would talk about that since that is the other hat that we both wear so Dallas Houston and entire slate of GOP judges voted out, which is kind of tremendous in fact in Harris County, which covers I think Houston every single elected position is now held by democrat in Florida. We talked about this in the patriotic amendment for past meaning one point four million felons apparently can no vote with the exception of depending on some of the more serious felonies. Another amendment that. I haven't seen a lot of news about but also very important amendment eleven passive, Florida. Yep. So that sentencing reforms can apply retroactively that is a big deal. That's a big deal. Nashville pass at amendment one that created a police oversight board with subpoena power to investigate police misconduct. Good job Nashville. We've got a couple of incumbents coming back and Pennsylvania governor, Tom Wolfe end in Oregon Kate Brown, and those guys being reelected means that the moratorium on executions in those states will continue for four years. And then there's a couple of progressive DA's, elected, Louisiana. This big news so up until now, Louisiana and Oregon were the only two stay left in which non unanimous juries. Yes. Could convict great could convict on a felony a Louisiana now eliminated that law? So now, you need a unanimous jury right Oregon is the only state left get together, Oregon..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on The Andrew Klavan Show

The Andrew Klavan Show

03:33 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on The Andrew Klavan Show

"Interesting question too. Because the predictions were all right in twenty twelve people got because that was a normal time those a normal election all the predictions were wrong in two thousand sixteen because it was not normal election at all. And you're seeing that in this house and Senate midterm elections. It's kind of returning to normal. If this is true, if thirty I think is returning to think we're seeing so far is that things have changed since twenty sixty. Yeah. Basically where they were. And that's important because it means the entire the entire arsenal of the left is unleashed upon us. And it really hasn't changed the matrix. Some people who are very very Trump getting killed like crisco back who is running for Kansas governor. He's just getting destroyed. Laura Kelly right now NBC has already called it for for for Laura Kelly in Kansas. So that's that's a big loss for Republicans in Kansas. Do Republicans hat like is there a way for Republicans to keep the best of Trump's aggressiveness and lose the worst parts? That's my hope that is what it exactly what I'm hoping. What I'm when I'm hoping for is that his policies that he is continually forced to the rights with his policies work, and that his policies become represented by somebody who's more presentable what I would not like to see not like to see the Reagan Bush pet and off where Reagan hands off to a guy really doesn't support. He says, oh, we're going to be kinder gentler. I would like to see somebody who's kinder gentler affect but as far right as Trump has been in policy. That would be a good thing. I used to think it was going to be Mike Pence. I wonder if Mike Pence has the the kind of gumption to that. Basically, the best candidates have the capacity to punch, but they also have the capacity to speak broadly. Trump definitely has the capacity to punch she has little the passage, speak broadly. You know, Obama as politicians have the capacity to both of those things which is why he was very good. And his job. I think that on the on the right side of the other problem with vice president Pence why like very much is he has the capacity to speak broadly. I'm not sure he has the capacity to punch and right now, the Republican base particularly values the capacity if you have to pick one or the other Republican base dallies the capacity to punch the most other breaking news, Heidi Heitkamp is done in North Dakota. Which was absolutely predicted basically broke that one wide open. She published the names of the sexual assault survivor and not and with their permission. And I mean, it was just her campaign was over three weeks ago. So right now, it looks like the path that Senate majority in the past of the house majority as Jim Antle, says we're running through absolutely different universes. Senate and the house are just living in completed. Map. It is the way the the districts are divided into what what districts were vulnerable, which was were which states vulnerable, which ones weren't that is the map speaking in the that fact, just means that nothing has really changed and that speaks to the weakness of the mainstream media and brought her. We do have some some breaking news from ABC. They're calling it for crews. Now, they see that's what they were moral victory. Yeah. That's going to be three percent because it should be ten percent. At least. Right. I mean, they're they're calling it. But they're not giving any numbers. That's just two minutes ago there. It's going to be relatively close saying that it was like three percent which in Texas is scare ovo uniquely good candidate uniquely. Difficult circumstances handicapped. Yeah. Very much who wanted to go into this Cassie you got another question for us over there..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

02:22 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on KTOK

"Yeah. Fascinating. You know, Republicans went into this race with a remain red mantra they wanted to hold this ground for Republicans and they'd lost. At least at this point the governor's seat. The secretary of state Chris Kobuk was running against as you mentioned a state Senator Laura Kelly. She I got a chance to interview both of them over the course of the campaign just yesterday as as voters we're still in the process of early voting in one day before the polls opened and Laura Kelly. I asked her, you know, are you a liberal or are you a moderate, and she said, I don't have an ideological bone in my body. And in fact, more than two dozen prominent Republicans in the state came out to endorse her including two former governors one who was on the campaign with her on the campaign trail with her on Monday. So, you know, the key curiosity is how much of that bipartisan appeal helped to win this election for her. Then there's the question is the Trump effect. Chris Kobuk, I had the president's endorsement the president was here last month rallying. And of course, perhaps nationally Chris Kobuk is best known as someone who is an ardent supporter of a strict voter enforcement. He was the vice chair of the president's commission on voter fraud earlier this year before it was disbanded in January, and he's reiterated throughout the course of his campaign that they share a lot of common ground on immigration on taxes, and of course, on voter fraud issues as well. So it's been fascinating to see it unfold into a chance to talk to the voters, but as as things wrap up, I guess, the one thing to note is that this actually goes with historic precedent. The governor's seat has been held by both Democrats and Republicans in alternating form red blue red blue red blue since about nineteen sixty four so in essence the pendulum swung back to blue. And it would have been more of an anomaly, actually, if the Republican ad one a following a Republican prior administration. So there's that little tidbit. Some of those things happen in other states around the around the country message. -chusetts Republican governors that sort of thing. But, but that's where we stand here is the as these results are trickling, and we're still waiting to get some information about some of those key congressional races here as well. Excellent information Molly line for us from Kansas. Thanks so much for that. Where again Democrats will pick up the governor's seat. But maybe not as unexpected as we thought it might be. We also have a new race call to make..

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"laura kelly" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

05:03 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"Conley even as our newsman, Robert Wood, and the Chinese team were giving you all the latest that's been coming to them. Just a couple of things breaking just within the last couple of moments Mitt Romney wins Senate race and a Utah. The projected winner there. Yeah. No surprise there. Right, kathy. Here's one and we'd have to take a look at the record books. I'm not sure when's the last time there's been a democratic governor in the state of Kansas. But Laura Kelly is now the projected winner or the governor's race in the state of Kansas over Chris Kobe. Kobe was one of those that President Trump got behind early on in the primaries as well as in this race, and I hadn't been supporting Colbert so much as of late and may have not helped go watch their in Kansas. But bottom line, a democrat now the governor of Kansas and that just moments ago, and then this one in North Dakota another one of those US Senate races that's been pretty closely. Followed Kramer, the Republican over Heidi Heitkamp, the democrat. I'd camp was the incumbent there. It's now being called for Kramer, the Republican in North Dakota. Oh that one really wasn't close. I think her her fate was sealed probably Kathy as she voted against Cavanaugh for the supreme court, and that might have been the icing on the cake. So without a doubt. And it looks like a democratic billionaire j p Pritzker will be Republican governor responder and Illinois. That's what it's looking at this point. But you know, there are thirty six of the fifty states are electing governors tonight. So lot of activity Florida a hotbed fantas. Yeah. That was still too close to call. And a lot of speculation about those governor's races of as you mentioned many of them in the running tonight. And a lot of them were were projected to go democratic as opposed to Republican, and are certainly consequences for that with respect to redistricting. And that has big implications. For the presidential race and twenty twenty when those state houses shift from the Republican side to the democratic side, the Missouri. Senate race still being too close to call their between mccaskill and Holly one of those closely. Followed Senate races for you here tonight. And no doubt, Texas governor. Greg Abbott will win reelection about that's already been declared. We are getting more precincts reported in the races that are neck and neck. They continue to be so close Ted Cruz, though, just did go ahead of better work fifty point two percent to forty nine point two percent. But again, that's only ten percent of the precincts. Reporting could be a late night on that one certainly, and as we continue to just to to scour the countryside on all the latest results, we mentioned this about eight thirty five. Guess roughly a half hour ago that Fox News had projected the Democrats were going to regain control of the house of Representative. So many key Senate races too close to call even though it appears the Senate continues to lean toward the Republicans CNBC now reporting, it's an eighty percent chance. The Democrats are going to gain control of the house of representatives. MSNBC has another fifteen seats for the Democrats to gain control CNN reports. Democrats are still ahead in the race to control the US house, but they have yet to to call it across the board as has Fox News roughly thirty seven minutes ago. I guess if you step back from it, a Kathy and take a look. A couple of hours when we started the program tonight. And we said, okay, you got the cavenaugh factor. You got the caravans immigration. You've got certainly the economy and all the good news associated with the economy that we've seen as of late and how much were all of those things going to play into the results here tonight. We haven't seen any definitive information on the exit polling as to exactly how that shakes out. So don't know if it's just the personal animus against Trump is tipping some of these over on the democratic side, or if it's more basic more fundamental issues will this have to wait for the smoke to clear. What is clear is better work has helped Democrats across Texas? I mean, even Lieutenant governor, Dan, Patrick attorney general Ken Paxton enact Michener, said Miller are all in fights for their political lives. So we'll continue to keep you posted the latest. From the Texas.

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"laura kelly" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

04:27 min | 2 years ago

"laura kelly" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

"I'm only home when I have to be in order to save. My Senate seat not supposed to admit that. But that same year twenty four fourteen Senator Roberts had a new reason to be home. I he did have a tough primary challenge that year, which he survived only by single digits, and then when he got to the general election. Senator Pat Roberts was again faced with a challenge from not one but two other candidates who was running against a democrat. But he was also running against an independent and independent named Greg Orman a bit of an outsider. He was a rich guy who entered the race late in the game that year, but he had the doing really well really early at one point. He was pulling ten points ahead of this incumbent Republican Senator Pat Roberts and with that upstart independent candidate doing great in that Kansas Senate race. It's interesting. The democrat in that three way race decided to drop out which left Greg Orman this independent. A clear shot at winning this race. It was him against Pat Roberts. He had a clear shot at unseating longtime Republican Senator Pat Roberts. He coulda done might have done. He definitely had a chance to do it. He did not do it. Greg Orman this independent? He was head to head with Pat Robertson, the end, but he lost to Pat Roberts by ten points on election day, and that in fact helped the national Republican party when a new majority in the US Senate for two thousand fourteen. Well now this year in two thousand eighteen Greg Orman is back and he's in another three way race this time. It's for governor in that state this year, the Republican candidate for governor of Kansas is the Kansas secretary of state, Chris Kobuk who is way way way out there on the right? And he would not mind me saying, so so I don't mean that to cast aspersions. He just is the democratic candidate is a well-known moderate longtime state Senator named Laura Kelly. Now between crisco Bach and Laura Kelly the two of them the race is excruciatingly close the latest polling from Emerson shows. Crisco Bach ahead in that governor's race by one point. A new poll from Ipsos shows the democrat Laura Kelly up by two points in Kansas. I mean, you basically can't fit a penny between the two candidates of the two major parties. But that race has been a little crowded because that guy Greg Orman is also running for governor of Kansas again as an independent and in those same polls that show a one or two point race between the democrat and the Republican there's Greg Orman polling it eight or nine points. Greg Orman from eight or nine points in the polls. He appears to have no chance at all to win or to get anywhere close to winning. But he's definitely pulling more than enough oats to change the outcome of this race. And honestly because Greg Orman is running as a moderate the candidate Ormond seems to be pulling votes. From is the other moderate in the race democrat, Laura Kelly and to win in Kansas. She will need every last vote. She can wrangle now. Greg Orman says he has no intention of bowing out of this. Governor's race. Even though he's only polling at eight or nine percent. He has no intention of quitting. But now someone on his campaign definitely thinks that he should yesterday. The treasurer of the Greg Orman campaign who himself is a Republican former state Senator from Kansas, the treasurer of orlands campaign resigned. So he could endorse the democratic candidate Laura Kelly. He said in a statement released by Kelly's gubernatorial campaign, quote, Laura Kelly is the only viable candidate for governor who can win and bring people together I've been a friend and colleague Greg Orman for several years. I supported is run for Senate in two thousand fourteen and until today I supported his run for governor. However, this is a critical election for Kansas. We cannot risk the future of our state, quote, electing Chris Kobuk, governor is one of the worst things that could happen to our state. That's the campaign treasurer for the potential spoiler independent candidate in Kansas. He himself a former Repub Republican and a former state Senator he saying he has no choice, but to drop out of the campaign for the independent candidate and switch instead to the democrat. He says it's the only way to stop crisco Bach from taking office which again, he says would be one of the worst things that could happen to our state..

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No verdict in Manafort trial Friday, jury will continue deliberating Monday

On The Edge With Thayrone

00:40 sec | 2 years ago

No verdict in Manafort trial Friday, jury will continue deliberating Monday

"News at least for today day two of deliberations at the Paul Manafort trial boxes Peter Doocy at federal, court in Alexandria Virginia jury sent a note to the judge asking if they could leave today at five pm because one of the jurors. Has an event so obviously that suggests that they are not ready to have. A verdict done they just want to end deliberations today by, five pm yesterday jurors had questions including the definition. Of reasonable doubt the defense says the longer they deliberate the. Better for Manafort the president's former campaign chair. Denies any wrongdoing he's charged with eighteen counts over, past business

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Victims identified in Chicago's bloody weekend that left 12 dead

Patti Vasquez

02:17 min | 3 years ago

Victims identified in Chicago's bloody weekend that left 12 dead

"Easy it's fun and is for a great cause come out September eighth for the Saint Jude walk run to end childhood cancer at Soldier. Field More with the Chicago Tribune Stacey Saint Clair on Jason Van Dyke trial coming up but first let's get a. Check of the news here's Eric Ron good morning as. A nother national night outcomes and go Chicago police say hundreds of extra officers are. Being deployed do city neighborhoods where a burst of gun violence over, the weekend left at least eleven people dead and around seventy. People wounded police superintendent Eddie Johnson said at. A Tuesday news conference that four hundred. Additional officers are already patrolling areas on the west and south sides where most of the shootings. Occurred another two hundred will, be added by the coming weekend victims of this weekend's shooting range in age from eleven to, sixty three years old, it was election night in several states and they were watched very very closely a tight race in Ohio for. A congressional. Seat one held by a Republican for decades Republican Troy Balderstone is claiming victory over Daniel Connor just a few thousand votes separate the two To O'Connor has not conceded the loss. In Missouri attorney general Josh Howley beat out ten other. GOP challenges, to take on democrat Claire mccaskill for. A Senate seat. Also in Missouri voters rejected a right to work a, ballot measure, which would have banned mandatory union fees Kansas, governor Jeff Collier is locked in a tight primary challenge from Chris co box the Kansas secure secretary of state was endorsed. By President Trump. Whoever wins will take on democrat state Senator Laura Kelly the Cook County medical examiner's office says a man shot to death by police in June was shot in. The back the findings come a little more than a. Week after attorneys for twenty four year old Marie Scranton juniors family filed a wrongful. Death lawsuit against the city and the officer who shot him Chicago, police say officer started chasing grin after they tried to talk. To him during a narcotics investigation body cameras. Show granting trying to climb a fence. When he was shot officer say grant. And fired Police a gun was found near his body the shooting is still under investigation we'll check your sports traffic and, weather, next on WGN Switch to sprint unlimited.

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