Steelman, Kinder eye Emerson's seat
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and former state treasurer Sarah Steelman are campaigning for U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson's seat. PoliticMo writes that Lt. Gov. Kinder has been making it known that he is seeking the nomination.
Kansas delegation has differing opinions on fiscal cliff deal
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that the Kansas delegation was split on the fiscal cliff deal.
Video: Yoder explains vote against fiscal cliff deal
Tony's Kansas City links to a video from U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, who explains why he voted against the fiscal cliff deal.
Gov. Brownback is off base on tax plan in Kansas
MO Rage is frustrated by Gov. Sam Brownback's approach to taxes in Kansas and believes it is costing Kansas taxpayers.
President Obama voices support for same-sex marriage measure in Illinois
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that President Barack Obama supports a measure that would allow same-sex marriages in Illinois.