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Permit to gather at Capitol on National Day of Prayer denied

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For the first time in 70 years, there will be no public prayer gathering at the U.S. Capitol during the National Day of Prayer. The Rev. Patrick Mahoney, director of the Christian ...

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Congress gets bodyguards paid for by campaigns

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After hours of often contentious debate, members of Congress can now use campaign money to pay for bodyguards. The decision came down from Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday. Under the new ...

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Democrats consider permanent military-style barrier around Capitol

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Congressional Democrats are considering a permanent, military-style barrier around the U.S. Capitol. In addition 7,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen will stay another month in the city and 5,000 troops will thereafter ...

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Parler back online with commitment to free speech

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Parler is back. The interim CEO Mark Meckler said it will continue the company’s vision of being a space that protects free speech in a way that is “more firm and entrenched ...

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After a month, Biden calls American ally Israel

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It took a month but President Joe Biden has finally spoken to perhaps America’s most important ally – Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his American counterpart called him on Wednesday. The ...

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Six Republicans join Democrats to move ahead with impeachment vote

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The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to proceed with what many consider an unconstitutional impeachment of former President Donald Trump. The vote, however, was more important for signaling that Democrats do not ...

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Topeka Rally and March For Life postponed

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Due to COVID-19 and security concerns, the previously scheduled Rally and March for Life at the Kansas Capitol on January 21 has been postponed until later in the spring, according to Kansans ...

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The left wants to eliminate competing ideas

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It was President Dwight Eisenhower who once wrote that “in a democracy debate is the breath of life.” Today, it seems as if the left wants to snuff that breath out. Competing ...

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Presidential inauguration will proceed, Sen. Roy Blunt says

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The presidential inauguration will go on as planned despite covid and last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt said. “We will be outside, and just as it was ...

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To Michelle Obama: No, Trump should not be banned from social media for life

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It’s one thing to debate whether Twitter and Facebook were right to block President Trump’s account in the immediate aftermath of the storming of the Capitol on Tuesday. I would argue that ...

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Christian leaders condemn violence in Washington, D.C.

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Christian leaders from across the nation are condemning Wednesday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol. “This mob attack on our Capitol and our Constitution is immoral, unjust, dangerous and inexcusable,” tweeted Dr. Russell ...

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Pence affirms Biden as President-elect after Capitol breached

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Vice President Mike Pence affirmed the vote of the Senate early Thursday morning, announcing that Joe Biden had secured enough electoral votes in the 2020 presidential election. The night-long debate came after ...

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Kansans to ‘Rally and March for Life’ at state capitol Jan. 21

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Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 21. This year’s theme is United for Mothers and Babies. The day will be full of ...

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Gov. Parson inauguration will tie into Missouri bicentennial

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Gov. Mike Parson intends to commemorate the beginning of Missouri’s bicentennial year when he takes the oath of office in January. “There’s a lot of focus around celebrating the state’s rich heritage ...

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Veterans Hall of Fame inducts first class at state capitol

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Veterans Day is fast approaching, and Missouri honored several of its heroes last week with induction to the Veterans Hall of Fame last week in Jefferson City. Joseph Frank, an Army veteran ...

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Prayer echoes through Washington as march and rally fills National Mall

Thousands of Christians from across the nation gathered for prayer and rally at the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Saturday. Estimates put the number at anywhere between 10,000 and 20,000 people. ...

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Graham calls on Christians to descend on Washington for prayer march

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Franklin Graham is calling for hundreds of thousands of believers and their pastors and churches to join him for “Prayer March 2020” in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26. “Our nation is in ...

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Billy Graham statue will be added to Statuary Hall in U.S. Capitol

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Christians finally have some good news about statues of religious figures. A life-sized statue of Billy Graham will replace one of a white supremacist in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall next year. ...

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‘Happy Birthday, Kansas!’ Photo Contest winners receive prizes at Kansas State Capitol

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Winners of the Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest received prizes on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, in celebration of Kansas’ 159th birthday at the Kansas State Capitol. Governor Laura Kelly presented awards ...

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Chiefs invited to state capitol as Kansas City plans parade details

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Kansas City officials are expecting 1 million people to attend Wednesday’s parade for the victorious Kansa City Chiefs. But that might not be the only place to catch the team as they’ve ...

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Rally at Capitol will celebrate school choice

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A variety of education options will come together to celebrate educational freedom and school choice at a rally at the Kansas Statehouse at noon on Thursday, Jan. 30. The rally is the ...

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Annual Rally and March for Life is Jan. 22 in Topeka

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 22. The day will be full of events including educational workshops for teens and adults, an ...

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Missouri lawmaker criticizes Roman god on top of capitol dome

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A Missouri lawmaker is not happy that a statue of Ceres, the Roman god of agriculture, is being returned to the dome of the capitol in Jefferson City after restoration. Rep. Mike ...

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MO Governor reports on storm recovery

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Governor Parson reports on storm recovery and urges Missourians to be prepared to take protective actions over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in which severe weather and flooding continue across the state. ...

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Eye witness accounts of Jeff City tornado sought

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says the Wednesday night tornado that struck Jefferson City appears to be an EF-3 but eye witness accounts could raise that category. NWS St. ...

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