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Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, front left, thanks Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 11:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a Kansas House seat (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Republican Ron Estes says his victory in a special congressional election in Kansas shows that it remains a solid GOP state. Estes said in his victory speech Tuesday night that his campaign...
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Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes, front left, thanks Sen. Ted Cruz who came to Wichita to campaign for Estes the day before a special election at Yingling Aviation, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 10:44 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the special election for a Kansas House seat (all times local): 9:44 p.m. Republicans have held off a surprisingly strong Democratic challenge for a Kansas House seat in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory. Voters on...
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In this March 23, 2017, photo, Democrat James Thompson, a candidate for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, speaks during a debate in Wichita, Kan. President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, April 10, 2017, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes. Thompson, is spending the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's election talking directly to voters. It was the first special congressional election since Trump's election as president last year. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 10:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by Republicans for more than two decades. Republican Ron Estes was...
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In this March 23, 2017, photo, Democrat James Thompson, a candidate for Kansas' 4th Congressional District, speaks during a debate in Wichita, Kan. President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in Kansas Monday, April 10, 2017, recording a get-out-the-vote call on behalf of Republican candidate Ron Estes. Thompson, is spending the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's election talking directly to voters. It was the first special congressional election since Trump's election as president last year. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by Republicans for more than two decades. The special election Tuesday...
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April 11, 2017 - 5:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The next national drug czar is likely to be a congressman who was an early supporter of President Donald Trump, the head of the Pennsylvania Republican Party said Tuesday. Party chairman Val DiGiorgio said "any day now" he expects an announcement from the White House that...
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Kay Ivey speaks after taking the oath of office of Governor of Alabama, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 11, 2017 - 4:30 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The resignation of the governor, the ouster of the House speaker and the suspension of the chief justice have left Alabama Republicans to restore order after nine months of chaos. But one thing is for certain: The GOP is in no danger of losing its grip on state politics. No...
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April 11, 2017 - 2:44 pm
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina representative who shouted "You Lie" at President Obama during a joint session of Congress was on the receiving end of the same words in his district this week. U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson heard plenty of boos and chants of "You Lie" during a town hall Monday...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber after the confirmation vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Charles Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for...
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April 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina representative who shouted "You Lie" at President Obama during a joint session of Congress in 2009 was on the receiving end of the same words in his district this week. U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson heard plenty of boos and chants of "You Lie" during a town hall...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber after the confirmation vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2017 - 12:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat says President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Charles Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for supporting different...
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