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Greg Orman

Super PACs: Just Helping Out a Friend

Taylor Lincoln | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Taylor Lincoln

It doesn't really matter if a super PAC violated the technical definition of coordination. Contributions to super PACs set up by the candidates' allies are effectively the same as contributions to candidates, which is why they are just as likely to be corrupting.

Paul Blumenthal

These Super PACs Spent Big As Elections Neared, But Kept Donors Secret Until Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) in his Los Angeles County district saw very little spending from outside group...

Paul Blumenthal

Top Senate Democratic PAC Spent A Lot Of Money Trying To Elect Greg Orman

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent candidate Greg Orman tried as hard as he could to deflect any suggestion that he was a Democratic Party stalking horse in hi...

Kansas: Picking Ourselves Back Up

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

I am a Democrat. My small "d" democratic bent encourages me to try to see the best in people, even politicians from the opposing party. But I have rarely witnessed the kind of bare-knuckled politicking that occurred during these mid-term elections.

Samantha Lachman

Most Independent Candidates Didn't Live Up To The Hype

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite high expectations heading into Tuesday's election, independent candidates did not upend most of the competitive Senate and guber...

Greg Orman Loses Midterm Election Race To Incumbent Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Independent candidate Greg Orman lost the race against incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) in Tuesday's midterm elections, Fox News and CBS report. ...

Pat Roberts Wins Midterm Election Race Against Greg Orman In Kansas

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts (R) won his re-election bid, defeating Independent candidate Greg Orman in the midterm elections, according to CBS and Fox New...

Kansas Senate Election Results: Pat Roberts Wins Over Greg Orman

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) was projected to defeat Independent candidate Greg Orman, according to CBS and Fox News. The Kansas Senate race heated up...

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).

Senate High Drama After Nov. 4

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In six days, the nation will render its collective judgment in the midterm elections, and none of us knows what voters will do when they choose their poison on Election Day.

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Paul Blumenthal

Outside Money Surge Makes Kansas Senate Race Costliest In State History

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few Senate races have seen a gush of spending like the competition in Kansas between Sen. Pat Roberts (R) and independent challenger Gre...

Eliot Nelson

Kansans Are Moderate As Hell And They're Not Going To Take It Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Eliot Nelson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas -- A boring thing happened in Kansas last week. In a nondescript conference room in a nondescript community center, a group ...

Kansas Independent Greg Orman Campaigns Under The Radar

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck c...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Latest Kansas Senate Survey Shows A Tie

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

A new poll finds a tie in the Kansas Senate race. Americans' media habits are polarized, but few live in ideological bubbles. And while pollsters won'...

Pat Roberts vs. Greg Orman Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Kansas Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Pat Roberts vs. Greg Orman Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues?

Paul Blumenthal

Senate Candidates Actually Debate The Insidious Influence Of Money In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The influence of money in politics was long treated as a side issue during the campaign season. But this year, in at least a half-dozen ...

Sam Stein

Kansas Senate Debate Marked By Fear Of Ebola Crossing Southern Border

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The second debate in the unexpectedly tight Kansas race for U.S. Senate was marked by sharp jabs, bitter disagreements, backhanded compl...

Why South Dakota's Senate Race is Not Like Kansas

Ryan Casey | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Ryan Casey

Dramatic developments last week in the South Dakota Senate race have left national political observers scrambling to make sense of it.

Embattled Kansas Senator Has A Good Polling Day

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

After weeks of polling showing independent Greg Orman leading the Kansas race for U.S. Senate, two surveys released Wednesday show better news for emb...

Jason Linkins

It's Getting Harder To Sort Out How Greg Orman Will Sort Himself

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Now with the resolution of some thorny legal matters concerning whether or not Kansas Democrats were technically allowed to unilaterally withdraw from...

Senate Shaping Up 50-50

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When the new Senate convenes next year, the most influential person on Capitol Hill could be Greg Orman, the independent candidate for senator from Kansas, who I predict today will be elected in November.

Independent Greg Orman Holding A Lead In Kansas, Polling Shows

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Kansas independent Greg Orman continues to hold an edge in his quest to unseat Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas), according to most recent surveys on the ra...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: What Happens If Orman Wins Kansas?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

A new survey show the independent candidate leading in Kansas. A Democratic pollster defends outlier results favoring his client in Kentucky. And the ...

If You Live In One Of These States, You're Probably Really Sick Of Campaign Ads

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...