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Big First debate in Emporia

Kansas Watchdog was able to tape the recent debate between 1st District contenders Tim Huelskamp and Alan Jilka in Emporia. Continue reading


Romney makes Kansas endorsements

Former Mass. Governor Mitt Romney, who is considering running for President on the Republican ticket in 2012, announced a slew of endorsements for races here in Kansas. Continue reading

We the people – a citizen’s agenda

We the people. Those three words are the epicenter of this 234 year-old experiment we call the United States of America. Continue reading

Endorsement roundup

Several groups and candidates have offered endorsements this week. Here’s a rundown. Continue reading

Kobach responds to criticism

The McPherson Sentinel (our paper) publishes a series called Insight Kansas, which features political commentators and political scientists at state universities commenting on events of interest. Recently one of those writers, Burdett Loomis, took Kris Kobach, Republican candidate for Kansas Secretary of State, to task for (in his opinion) inflating the problem of voter fraud. Kobach requested a chance to respond. Continue reading

Johnston launches new website

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Lisa Johnston wants your ideas. Continue reading

GOP files ethics complaint against Holland

The Kansas Republican Party says it will file an ethics complaint alleging illegal cooperation between a political action committee and Tom Holland, the Democratic candidate for governor. Continue reading

The Debate Dance

It’s pretty simple. Democrat Tom Holland wants to debate. Republican Sam Brownback does not. Continue reading

DeZago explains Schmidt endorsement

Former Attorney General Candidate Ralph DeZago sent this letter in explaining his support of Derek Schmidt, who defeated him in the primary. Continue reading

Romney endorses Kobach for secretary of state

One time presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has jumped into the Kansas political arena. On Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor formerly endorsed Secretary of State candidate Kris Kobach. Continue reading