Speed Reads

2014 Watch

The Daily Show digs into the anti-GOP backlash in solidly red Kansas

The 2014 midterm elections may seem drearily, even depressingly, predictable. But there are some interesting races and stories around the country. Topping the list is the laboratory of democracy that Kansas has become under Gov. Sam Brownback (R) and his even-more-polarizing secretary of state, Kris Kobach. If you haven't been paying attention to Brownback's big conservative social experiment, The Daily Show's Jessica Williams will give you the quick-and-dirty Daily Show version. --Peter Weber