U.S House of Representatives 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 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 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 Jenkins: Not Easy For KS To Regain Ag Committee Seat http://kmuw.org/post/jenkins-not-easy-ks-regain-ag-committee-seat <p>Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins says it may not be easy to get a Kansan back on the Agriculture Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp lost his seat on the committee last week.</p><p>Jenkins says the three remaining members of the Kansas House delegation already serve on high-profile committees, like Appropriations or Ways and Means. House rules say if you serve on one of those powerful committees, you can't serve on a second.</p><p>She says it would take a waiver for one of them to be allowed to take Huelskamp's place.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:40:50 +0000 Stephen Koranda 9634 at http://kmuw.org Jenkins: Not Easy For KS To Regain Ag Committee Seat