Support for abortion rights helps Kansas Governor Kelly win 2nd term

Author: JOHN HANNA – AP political writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly narrowly won re-election in Republican-leaning Kansas, picking up big leads in the Kansas City area and other popular abortion-rights spots as her party helped an independent candidate deny the GOP nominee a few crucial voices. Kelly argued Wednesday that her … Read more

GOP’s Kobach wins Kansas AG race and revives political career

By JOHN HANNA – Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Rep. Kris Kobach revived his political career by winning the Kansas attorney general race after two major losses tied to his national reputation as a provocateur on immigration and voting rights. Kobach, a former two-term Kansas secretary of state and co-chairman of former President Donald … Read more

What to expect on election night

Republicans are seeking to expand their current lock on all statewide offices in Alabama in the face of opposition from the Democratic and Libertarian parties. The race to replace U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, 88, who is retiring after six terms, is tight. GOP candidate Katie Britt faces Democratic pastor Will Boyd and libertarian economist John … Read more