Lawmakers hear testimony on a bill that would require police officers to wear body cameras. Supporters say it’s an essential tool to increase transparency, but some legislators are worried about the costs to local police departments.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo questioned the sincerity of President Obama’s recent exhortations about the importance of the middle class while attending the Kansas Republican Party’s annual convention in Topeka on Friday.
Kansas Republicans just had a clean-sweep election in 2014. But they’re already preparing for 2016, when in addition to the presidential race U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and members of the Kansas Senate and House will be up for re-election.
Recently released footage shows professional climber Will Gadd becoming the first person ever to ascend frozen sections of the world's largest-flowing waterfall, Niagara Falls. (Associated Press/Jan. 30, 2015)
Jeb Bush is suddenly the Republicans’ 2016 presidential front-runner, thanks to Mitt Romney’s decision Friday to forgo the race – but skeptical conservatives and public wariness about Bush’s family make him highly vulnerable.
It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices are better than ever.
He insists he could win, but Mitt Romney has stepped out of the 2016 presidential contest in favor of the "next generation of Republican leaders" following a three-week fact-finding effort that revealed significant resistance to a third campaign.