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Brownback: ‘Go work somewhere else’ if you want contraception

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) has a simple solution for women who work for religious institutions that refuse to cover birth control: Find a new job. During a call-in show on C-SPAN Monday morning, a woman named Doris from Osawatomie, Kansas told Brownback that she was worried that he wanted…

Brownback: ‘I apologize’ to teen who says I suck

A Kansas teen, who sent out a tweet critical of Gov. Sam Brownback (R-KS), not only won’t be punished, she’s also getting an apology directly from the governor. “My staff over-reacted to this tweet, and for that, I apologize,” Brownback said in a statement. “Freedom of speech is among our…

Teen won’t apologize for insulting Kansas governor: ‘I would do it again’

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) shouldn’t hold his breath waiting for an apology from the teen that he tattled on for writing a disparaging tweet. Emma Sullivan, 18, told The Associated Press late Sunday that she isn’t giving in to Brownback’s demand for an apology because it wouldn’t be sincere.…

Kansas governor tattles on teen’s rude tweet

CHICAGO — The governor of Kansas faced an online trashing Friday for tattling on a teenaged girl who sent out a critical tweet during a visit to the state capitol. Emma Sullivan, 18, was hauled into her principal’s office and ordered to write letters of apology after one of Governor…

Kansas governor signs bills limiting abortion

WICHITA, Kansas – Sam Brownback, the conservative Republican governor of Kansas, signed tight restrictions on abortion into law Tuesday in the central US state. While abortion has been legal in the United States since 1973, opponents have been whittling away at its availability by enacting local restrictions. One of measures,…

Brownback, Carnahan, Blunt win in Ks., Mo.

The outcomes were expected in what otherwise has been a primary season filled with unanticipated results as tea party hopefuls shook up races across the country and voters spurned candidates aligned with the Washington establishment and political parties. Another longtime politician — GOP Rep. Jerry Moran — was leading a…

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