By AMY JEFFRIES • 10 MINUTES AGO
The campaign to fill CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s Kansas congressional seat is underway.
The election on April 11 will be the first congressional contest to be decided since President Donald Trump took office. Republicans near and far are treating it as an early test of the new president’s agenda.
BY DANIEL SALAZAR
The Sedgwick County sheriff is facing a choice after a presidential executive order on immigration enforcement and “sanctuary” jurisdictions.
Sheriff Jeff Easter said his department could hold people in jail longer to give immigration officers more time to arrive but risk getting sued by people who would otherwise be released. Or the sheriff’s office could continue releasing those people without waiting for the feds, which could put millions of federal dollars at risk.