Author: Paulina Dedaj

Kansas governor race: 3rd teen seeking to succeed Brownback

FOX NEWS Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, seen April 2, 2015, is expecting to step down if the U.S. Senate confirms him for an ambassadorship in the Trump administration.  (Associated Press) The governor’s race in Kansas is shaping up to be a battle of teenage candidates — plus some adults. On Thursday, a 17-year-old threw his hat in the ring, becoming the third teenager looking to succeed Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who is required by law to step down after two consecutive terms. Ethan Randleas, a Republican from Wichita, is the teen who entered the race Thursday. He was preceded...

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McCain, playing the maverick, votes ‘no’ on ‘skinny repeal’ amendment

FOX NEWS U.S. Sen. John McCain was the center of attention — and scrutiny — on Capitol Hill on Friday morning after the “skinny repeal” amendment, part of Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal ObamaCare, was defeated in a 51-49 vote. The Arizona Republican’s “no” vote shortly after 1:30 a.m. ET sent audible gasps throughout the Senate chamber, ruining Republicans hopes of a 50-50 vote and a tiebreaker by Vice President Mike Pence. Just days ago, McCain had voted “yes” on a procedural measure that led to Friday morning’s vote, sparking confidence among some Republicans that there was a chance...

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