Names in the News: Gov. Kathleen Sebelius

Publication Date: February 2009

Publisher: National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)

Author(s): Linda Casey

Research Area: Politics

Keywords: Health and Human Services; Gov. Kathleen Sebelius

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The Obama administration has nominated Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius for the top spot at Health and Human Services. Here, the Institute looks at her campaign finance records since 1998 and learns that Sebelius was a fundraising powerhouse when running for insurance commissioner as well as for her current office as governor of the state of Kansas.