President Obama http://kmuw.org en Kobach To Testify In Ohio On Election Laws http://kmuw.org/post/kobach-testify-ohio-election-laws <p>Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is scheduled to testify before a presidential elections commission Friday in Cincinnati about the state's efforts to crosscheck voter registration databases.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:46:13 +0000 Associated Press 23667 at http://kmuw.org Past and Present: A President's Kansas Heritage http://kmuw.org/post/past-and-present-presidents-kansas-heritage <p></p><p>Recently, two students and I had a chance to work on a project that looked at the <a href="http://obamakansasheritage.org/">Kansas ancestors of President Barack Obama</a>. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Jay Price 23494 at http://kmuw.org Past and Present: A President's Kansas Heritage Obama To Visit KU, But Few Details Known (Updated) http://kmuw.org/post/obama-visit-ku-few-details-known-updated <p><em><strong>Updated April 17, 6:44am: In the wake of the tragedy in Boston, President Obama has <a href="http://www.kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-41713">canceled his visit to Kansas</a>.</strong></em></p><p>President Barack Obama will visit the University of Kansas campus later this week. But so far, few details have been released about the Friday event.<br><br>Presidential visits can go several ways. One way is the public speech or public appearance, like Obama’s last visit to Kansas in 2011 when he made a policy speech in Osawatomie.</p><p>But visits can also be more private affairs.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:21:45 +0000 Stephen Koranda 15667 at http://kmuw.org Obama Will Appear on November Ballot http://kmuw.org/post/obama-will-appear-november-ballot <p>President Barack Obama will appear on the November election ballot in Kansas. On Monday, the State Objections Board formally ended a review of a complaint filed by a Manhattan man.</p><p>Joe Montgomery had argued Obama wasn't eligible to run for president. Montgomery withdrew his challenge last week because of what he called intimidation. After reviewing documents from the state of Hawaii, Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he now has no doubts about the president's citizenship, but he says the board had to investigate the claim.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:18:09 +0000 Stephen Koranda 5737 at http://kmuw.org Obama Will Appear on November Ballot