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Questions Requested for Senate Debate

The McPherson Sentinel is a co-sponsor of the upcoming Jerry Moran-Todd Tiahrt debate hosted by KSNT 27 News in Topeka. The debate hosts are requesting questions for the candidates. People can submit questions to debate@ksnt.com. The debate will be re-aired on KSN, Ch. 3- Wichita at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, July 11. Advertisements

Candidates applaud halt on ban

First District candidate Rob Wasinger used a last-minute ruling on the state-wide smoking ban set to go into effect Thursday to not only praise the injunction but also take a swipe at fellow candidate Jim Barnett. Continue reading

Tiahrt commissioned poll shows tie

Todd Tiahrt’s internal polling shows a virtual tie with Jerry Moran. However, how did an internal poll find its way out? Continue reading

Parkinson warns of devastating cuts

Gov. Mark Parkinson, participating in a news conference with governors from around the country, warned of devastating cuts Kansas and other states would have to endure if the Federal Matching Assistance Program (FMAP) for Medicaid funding is cut. Continue reading

Mann brings in 10K in two days

Two days after sending out a fundraising appeal, 1st District candidate Tracey Mann brought in $10,000 – $7,000 short of his stated target with a day left until the close of the fundraising quarter. Continue reading

4th District Contradiction

The authors behind the Prairie Politics blog don’t reside in the state’s 4th Congressional district, but we are lucky enough to hear and see the candidate’s television and radio advertisements- thanks to our Wichita television stations. Continue reading

Johnston leads in poll

Democratic Senate candidate Lisa Johnston is leading in the latest poll, but undecideds are still ahead of everyone. Continue reading

Pardon our dust

If you haven’t already noticed, we’re making some changes around here.
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Boehner advocates raising retirement age

It’s been said that Social Security is the third-rail of American politics – bad things happen when you mess with it Continue reading

Huelskamp applauds 2nd Amendment decision

Big First candidate Tim Huelskamp is very happy with McDonald vs. Chicago Continue reading