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Organized Political Parties

2009 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 ORGANIZED POLITICAL PARTIES, January through May, 2009.

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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

January through May, 2009

Republican lawmaker from Wichita switches to democratic party right after being sworn in
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2009

Scott Rothschild
House Republicans unveil priorities
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2009

Legislature a money trail [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2009

Mike Pompeo
GOP needs to stick to core principles, beliefs
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

The campaign never stops
Hays Daily News, 2/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Rodriguez
State senator plans to run for Congress
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Kraske
Campaigning is now eternal
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2009

Mary Clarkin
Pratt GOP congressional candidate forced to refund some donations
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gwyn Mellinger
It's time for GPO to acknowledge a third group in state
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2009

George Diepenbrock
State GOP official decides to step down
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2009

James Carlson
Senator ponders entering race for governor's seat
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2009

Mary Clarkin
Treasurer e-mail critical of GOP
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State Democrats' leader faces no challengers
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jack Weinstein
State republican party leader resigns
Olathe Daily News, 2/14/2009

Paul Belden
Republicans applaud Lynn Jenkins
Leavenworth Times, 2/24/2009

Associated Press
Kansas democrats weigh party's road ahead
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State Dems look at life without Sebelius
Manhattan Mercury, 3/1/2009

Chris Green
Fort Hays prof races for 1st
Hays Daily News, 3/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Candidate not pleased with web portrayal
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2009

Steve Kraske and David Klepper
No clear candidates for Dems in 2010
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Kraske and David Klepper
Sebelius reassures Kansas Democrats of 2010 prospects
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Sebelius move good for GOP
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2009

Dion Lefler
GOP justifies rejecting stimulus aid
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Republicans: Have they a death wish? [editorial]
Iola Register, 4/17/2009

Barbara Shelly
Party switching nothing new for Kansas, Missouri
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2009

Mike Hendricks
Governor's sellout has come quickly
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2009

Dave Helling
Party lacking clear choices
Kansas City Star, 5/7/2009

Dark-horse Dems [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Lt. Gov. pick stymies Dems
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009

John Hanna
Democrats still have no clear front-runner for 2010
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2009

Mary Clarkin
Secretary of state candidate outlines ideas
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 5/22/2009

Tim Carpenter
GOP primary assured
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2009

Bob Sigman
Democrats lose political clout
Johnson County Sun, 5/27/2009

George Diepenbrock
Former GOP chairman Kobach running for secretary of state
Lawrence Journal World, 5/27/2009



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