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Kathleen Sebelius

2008 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to Governor Kathleen Sebelius, January through May, 2008.

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The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON GOVERNOR KATHLEEN SEBELIUS
January through May, 2008


Associated Press
Sebelius to be in Vogue
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/2/2008


Letters to the Editor
Governor found wanting
Salina Journal, 1/2/2008


Sebelius-governor and fashionista
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Sebelius sets optimistic tone for 2008
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Candidates seek support from Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius uncommitted on presidential hopeful
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Other Editors
The Wichita Eagle, on Gov. Sebelius' outlook on 2008
Chanute Tribune, 1/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Sebelius comes up short
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/15/2008
Courier Views
Sebelius has earned right to respond to Bush
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/16/2008
Sam Hananel
Sebelius to deliver response
Salina Journal, 1/16/2008

Sam Hananel
State of Union Address Sebelius to give response
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Goldstein
Dems pick Sebelius to give rebuttal
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Common ground in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Another national nod for governor
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Gov. Sebelius goes to Washington [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


It's good for Kansas, too
Manhattan Mercury, 1/17/2008


Kirbee Yost
Sebelius featured in Vogue
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2008
Peter Hancock
Sebelius comes off as dynamic, but only by comparison
Metro News, 1/18/2008
Prominent speech [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2008
Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Lawmaker: Sebelius would be good VP pick
Garden City Telegram, 1/21/2008

Sebelius not afraid of Vogue
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2008


Democratic rebuttal
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bonnie Bing
Sebelius graces pages of Vogue
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2008


Jackie White
Capital charisma
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2008
Other Voices
Hays Daily News, on Gov. Kathleen Sebelius
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008
Kathy Hanks
Obama fans 'fired up' for caucus
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Sebelius' son sells game out of Cedar Crest
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2008


James Carlson
Will No. 1 in Kansas be No.2 on ticket?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008


Associated Press
Sebelius' son selling board game out of the governor's mansion
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2008


Associated Press
Governor's son creates, sells game
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2008

David Klepper
Sebelius to be spotlighted on national stage
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

State of the union bask in the glow [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2008


Tim Carpenter
National stage finds Sebelius
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2008

David Klepper
First Bush, then Sebelius
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2008


David Klepper
A rising star will shine tonight
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Gov. Sebelius on the national stage
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Striking a pose for the nation
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2008

John Hanna
Governor's stock high
Iola Register, 1/28/2008

Tim Carpenter
Sebelius preaches nonpartisan politics
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008
Tim Hrenchir
Governor's son ensuring sales tax paid on items
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008
Eagles News Service
Tax breaks, halving earmarks top goals
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Sebelius' son selling game that centers on prison
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler and Jeannine Koranda
Sebelius calls for bipartisanship
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Productive Bush, Sebelius offer possibilities for progress
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Darryl Levings
President modestly implores Congress to take unified action on economy and terrorism
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2008

Steve Kraske
Sebelius response rejects divisive politics
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Terence Hunt
Bush asks US to be patient with Iraq war, recession fears
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2008


John Milburn
Governor endorses Obama
Junction City Daily Union, 1/29/2008
John Hanna
Obama to visit El Dorado amid speculation
Junction City Daily Union, 1/29/2008
Sebelius struck the right tone
Manhattan Mercury, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Courier Views
Sebelius shined
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/29/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius to country, Bush: Let's get to work
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2008


Sam Hananel
Kan. lawmakers support economy plan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2008

John Hanna
Sebelius offers 'American' response'
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2008


John Hanna
Sebelius calls for bipartisan work in Washington
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/29/2008


Our View
Rising star Sebelius' pitch easy to embrace
Garden City Telegram, 1/29/2008

Mike Hall
Revenue rules sales of game didn't need tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008


James Carlson
Obama embraced in stop at El Dorado
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008
Sebelius speech too soft for some
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Crowd of 3,000 cheers as Gov. Sebelius adds her endorsement
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Hope Obama speaks to middle-class dreams
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

Challenges ahead [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2008


Alexander Parker
Obama receives Sebelius' endorsement
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2008


Sebelius response positive, but can't mask Dems' mistakes
Olathe Daily News, 1/30/2008
Tom Bell
Governor shines, and Kansas, too [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius prime time [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008


Karen Mikols
Gov. Sebelius making stops in Hays
Hays Daily News, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Kansas governor endorses Obama for president
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Sebelius endorsing Obama for presidential run
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/30/2008

Karen Mikols
Governor tells Kiwanis other options available
Hays Daily News, 2/1/2008
[Newsbank article]


Power play
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Chutes and Ladders the Kathleen Sebelius edition
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2008
Scott Jackman
State of the Union
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2008
Sarah Henning
Prison break
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2008
Ned Seaton
Our 'liberal' colors are showing
Manhattan Mercury, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Chinese ambassador tours state
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
SEK Day on the Hill nearing
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dan Sewell
Sebelius stumps for Obama in Ohio
Salina Journal, 2/21/2008
Bob Summers
Sebelius should get real
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W staff reports
Lawmaker critical of Sebelius' son's game
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2008
David Goldstein
Veep, veep! Clear the road for two potential running mate
Kansas City Star, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
David Goldstein
Democratic presidential campaign Sebelius, McCaskill on VP list?
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/20008 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Senator critical of board game
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Keith Foster
Lack of decency in Sebelius game
Garden City Telegram, 2/23/2008
Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Video game should be least of state's concern [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Senator seeks AG probe of Sebelius' son's game
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
ABWA to honor Sebelius, others
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2008
Bob Portenier
This isn't a game
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2008
Hot talk about Obama-Sebelius ticket
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ric Anderson
Convict, lawmaker jeer game
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2008
Kansans unfazed by Sebelius' high profile
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Forget about son's game, get to work Sebelius says
Lawrence Journal World, 2/28/2008
Your legislature not at work
Wichita Eagle, 2/29/2008

David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
'Nothing personal' in criticizing game
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports

Sebelius campaigns for Obama in Ohio
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2008


Does Oprah have a media crush on Sebelius?
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2008
[Newsbank article]


Lawrence Wetter
Can't praise Sebelius [letter to the journal]
Salina Journal, 3/7/2008
Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Oprah's second crush: Sebelius featured in 'O'
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Legislation deserves Sebelius veto
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2008
Vice President analysis ticket talk
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008
Rhonda Chriss Lokeman
Sebelius must clean up the legislature's mess
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Focus turns to Mississippi
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2008
Ric Anderson
Sebelius earns O's approval
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008
Journal's opinion line
Salina Journal, 3/17/2008
Yael T. Abouhalkah
McCaskill/Sebelius choice
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Before she was governor
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2008
Kathleen Sebelius
Let's start with the facts
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2008
Obama plus Sebelius equals history
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Sebelius' travel plans draw GOP fire
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2008

Sebelius picks Tiger over turkeys
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Sebelius wins final four bet
Junction City Daily Union, 4/8/2008
James Carlson
Governor's office smile, greet, sign and proclaim
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Kraske
Sebelius pulling out all the stops
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Christoffersen
Sebelius to attend climate meeting
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2008

Sebelius: Dems will pick Obama
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Moore foresees Sebelius presidency
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dane Hicks
Sebelius leaving an unmatched legacy of harm
Hays Daily News, 4/29/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Gov accused of trading favors for allies
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2008

George N. Shuler
Bravo for our governor [letter to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/8/2008


Graduates: show gratitude
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Archbishop urges governor to refrain from Communion
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2008
John Hanna
Archbishop: Gov. should refrain from Communion
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Finn Bullers
Sebelius draws a church leader's rebuke
Kansas City Star, 5/10/2008
John Hanna
Sebelius told to repent, refrain
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2008
Staff and Wire Reports

Blog: Sebelius atop VP list
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2008


Finn Bullers
Archbishop rebukes Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sebelius' star rising with Obama's
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Kraske
Sebelius' veep prospects seem slim
Kansas City Star, 5/11/2008
Ric Anderson
Is Sebelius the best VP choice?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008
Hearne Christopher Jr
John Sebelius' designs get some face time
Kansas City Star, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Sebelius thinks Obama's in
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2008
Barbara Shelly
Archbishop is wrongly mixing church, state
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Archbishop's rebuke of Sebelius
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Frank Kessler
Archbishop Naumann was properly doing his job
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2008
Chris Green
Sebelius e-mail mistake could test loophole
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Sebelius balancing current duties future prospects
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2008
Bill Blankenship
Catholic leader explains decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2008
Bill Blankenship
Bishop gave signs early
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
On Gov. Kathleen Sebelius veto of a bill to require voters to present photo identification at the polls
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2008
Jim Sullinger
Solicitation probably is not a violation
Kansas City Star, 5/27/2008
Bob Sigman
Mixing politics and religion
Johnson County Sun, 5/28/2008
John Hanna
Cedar Crest limits sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/30/2008
Kansas' Sebelius shows leadership
Kansas City Star, 5/30/2008
Tim Rutten
Sebelius attacks are out of desperation
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Peter Hancock
Budget woes may dash Sebelius' veep dreams
Metro News, 5/30/2008