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Kansas Senate Race

Jeb Bush Makes Rare Appearance On Behalf Of Struggling GOP Senator

AP | By ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush weighed in to a key midterm election race on Monday, telling a Kansas...

Lawsuit Could Scramble Kansas Senate Race.. Again

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A key contest in the fight for control of the Senate could turn on the outcome of an arcane legal argument Monday over whether D...

Bob Dole Gives Pat Roberts A Boost In Competitive Kansas Race

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) — A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas ho...

Jason Linkins

In The New York Times, Evidence Of A Slow Election Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

A 26-year-old man walks into a strip club with his boss. He gets up to some strip club shenanigans. While he is there, the police raid the strip club,...

Friday Talking Points -- Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation to 'Work'

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.

New Lawsuit Filed In Kansas Senate Race

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A registered Democratic voter has filed a new petition with the Kansas Supreme Court asking it to force the party to name a new ...

Polls Show Kansas Court Decision Could Boost Independent In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

A Thursday night court decision knocking Democrat Chad Taylor off the Kansas Senate ballot may boost independent Greg Orman's campaign to unseat Sen. ...

Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat's Name From Ballot In Senate Race

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Chad Taylor's name from the ballot, in a...

Kansas Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over Democrat Chad Taylor's Name On Ballot

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race mus...

Sen. Pat Roberts Tied With Independent Challenger In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) is running dead even against independent challenger Greg Orman, according to the first Kansas Senate poll since the Democrat...

Igor Bobic

Pat Roberts Comes Out Swinging In Kansas Senate Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) didn't debate just Greg Orman, his independent challenger, on Saturday. He debated Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by rele...

Mark Blumenthal

How The 'Orman Factor' Muddles The Senate Forecast, And How We've Dealt With That

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recent upheaval in the Kansas Senate race has thrown a small wrench into political observers' efforts to forecast which party will t...

Jason Linkins

Everybody Calm Down About The Kansas Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

If you spent any time Wednesday scanning headlines and tweets about the Kansas Senate race, you wouldn't be thought a fool to have come away with the ...

National GOP Swoops In To Protect Endangered Incumbent Senator

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

A veteran Republican strategist is heading to Kansas to help advise Sen. Pat Roberts' (R) floundering re-election campaign, according to The New York ...

GOP Questions Kansas Democrat's Decision To Drop Out Of Senate Race

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas businessman running as an independent candidate has emerged as a possible kingmaker in the fierce national fight betwee...

Democratic Candidate Withdraws From Senate Race In Kansas

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Democrat challenging three-term Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts ended his campaign Wednesday without explanation. Chad Tay...

Tea Party Candidate Dogged By Graphic X-Ray Facebook Posts

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Milton Wolf's chances of becoming the next tea party insurgent to knock off a GOP party titan got a huge boost when it was revea...

John Celock

Obama's Cousin Faces Uphill Tea Party Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Milton Wolf, President Barack Obama's second cousin once removed, is likely to face an uphill challenge if he goes ahead with a Republican primary cha...

GOP Lobbyist Accuses Democrat Of Incest

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

A Kansas lobbyist with ties to Gov. Sam Brownback (R) used his Twitter account to accuse a Democratic candidate for the state Senate of an incestuous ...

John Celock

Control Of 'Divided Party' At Stake

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

In Kansas, Republican state legislators have leaned increasingly conservative. Now a leader of the state's moderate Republican faction is vowing to fi...

Kansas Election Results: Jerry Moran Defeats Lisa Johnston In 2010 Senate Race

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — Republican Congressman Jerry Moran has won the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, easily beating his novice Democratic opponent. Moran ...

Jerry Moran Defeats Lisa Johnston In Kansas Senate Race

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — Republican Congressman Jerry Moran has won the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, easily beating his novice Democratic opponent. Moran ...

CEO Appears To Pee On Taxpayers In Dem Ad (VIDEO)

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new ad for former Rep. Jim Slattery, who is taking on Sen. Pat Roberts (R) in Kansas, is sure to get attention but maybe for all the wrong reasons. ...