June 23, 2008
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.
Stories this photo appears in:
Area representatives in Congress issued statements overnight after the U.S. House adopted the Senate version of federal health care legislation.
Kansans gear up against moving Guantanamo detainees to Fort Leavenworth
One of Kansas’ U.S. senators wants to President-elect Barack Obama to come to the Sunflower State to see why housing suspected terrorist detainees at Fort Leavenworth would be a bad idea.
U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback will spend part of his day Thursday at Fort Leavenworth, where he is expected to continue to voice his opposition to suggestion that the base become the new home to enemy combatants now being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
A Washington think tank's assertion that detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility could be transferred to Fort Leavenworth brought a quick rebuke from U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback.