Mike Pompeo http://kmuw.org en Todd Tiahrt To Challenge Mike Pompeo For 4th Congressional District http://kmuw.org/post/todd-tiahrt-challenge-mike-pompeo-4th-congressional-district <p>A longtime U.S. Congressman from South Central Kansas revealed this afternoon that he would once again run for office. The announcement was made at the Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita.</p><p></p><p>“After much thoughtful deliberation and prayer, I’m announcing that I’m a candidate for Congress in the 4<sup>th</sup> district of Kansas.”</p><p>Former U.S. Representative Todd Tiahrt says he’s challenging fellow Republican Mike Pompeo in this year’s midterm elections.</p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:43:03 +0000 Sean Sandefur 35217 at http://kmuw.org Todd Tiahrt To Challenge Mike Pompeo For 4th Congressional District Kansas Delegation Split On House Budget Bill http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-delegation-split-house-budget-bill <p>The all-Republican Kansas delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives was evenly split on the House's budget bill.</p><p>Congressmen Mike Pompeo and Tim Huelskamp voted against the bill.</p><p>Both said one reason was because it undoes some of the sequestration cuts that took effect earlier this year.</p><p>Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins supported the agreement because it cuts long-term spending, and she says there would be increases in short-term spending with or without this bill.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:34:41 +0000 Associated Press 27578 at http://kmuw.org Syria Strike Not Popular with Kansas Delegation http://kmuw.org/post/syria-strike-not-popular-kansas-delegation <p>The all-Republican Kansas congressional delegation is almost unanimous in its opposition to a U.S. military action in Syria. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:39:01 +0000 Stephen Koranda 23010 at http://kmuw.org Kansas Delegation Leery of Huelskamp's Constitutional Amendment To Gay Marriage http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-delegation-leery-huelskamps-constitutional-amendment-gay-marriage <p>Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp's bill seeking a constitutional amendment to gay marriage is picking up support, but not from Kansas colleagues.<br><br>Huelskamp's bill has picked up at least 47 co-sponsors in the U.S. House since its introduction a month ago.<br><br>But co-sponsors from Kansas are absent from this list.<br><br>U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo says he strongly believes in defending traditional marriage and is looking at the amendment carefully.<br><br>Representatives Kevin Yoder and Lynn Jenkins declined comment.<br> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:26:37 +0000 Associated Press 21274 at http://kmuw.org Rep. Mike Pompeo Added To U.S. Intelligence Committee http://kmuw.org/post/rep-mike-pompeo-added-us-intelligence-committee <p>Rep. Mike Pompeo issued <a href="http://pompeo.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=319380">a press release</a> Friday saying that House Speaker John Boehner is putting him the committee that oversees the U.S. Intelligence Agency.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:23:46 +0000 Kate Clause 12446 at http://kmuw.org