Tag: confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court  nominee Amy Coney Barrett are set to begin as a divided Senate charges ahead on President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg …

TOPEKA  — Two things were on David Toland’s mind Monday afternoon in the minutes following his hotly contested, but successful, bid to become the Kansas secretary of commerce. First was “gratitude to the people of…

TOPEKA ? The fate of David Toland?s candidacy to head the state?s economic development  rests with 40 Kansas senators, who will bring with them a panel?s vote to reject his nomination. A divided Senate committee…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s nomination of a trial judge to Kansas’ second-highest court appeared doomed Monday after two key Republican legislators decried past social media posts criticizing President Donald Trump and…