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Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

It would seem to be a no-brainer that existing buildings the city owns should be used for the law enforcement training center, but maybe that's expecting too much.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Todd Tiahrt, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Saturday | OttawaHerald.com

Independent candidate: It's time to break DC gridlock

Orman, an Independent candidate for U.S. Senate, visited the Herald Thursday morning to discuss his campaign to not only get on the Kansas ballot, but to serve as a problem solver in the nation's capital, he said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Shawnee County, KS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Kansas Farm Bureau releases endorsements

Kansas farmers and ranchers who understand how elections help determine the success of agriculture and rural communities have offered endorsements of like-minded candidates for national and state office, the Kansas Farm Bureau said Friday in a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Kansas, Agriculture, Science, Franklin County, KS

Sunherald.com

Kansas farm groups not backing Huelskamp

Kansas Farm Bureau and the Kansas Livestock Association refused Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate, Kansas, John Boehner, Agriculture, Science

KAKE

land Votes: Election 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach are heading to court again in their battle over Kobach's attempts to enforce a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Todd Tiahrt, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo

The Wall Street Journal

2014 Voter Turnout: GOP Has Advantage, But It's Not 2010

The 2014 primary season, now more than half over, has been notable for its fierce and frequent intraparty battles among Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Lamar Alexander

KAUZ

Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Star Tribune

Kansas Sen. Roberts' long career is biggest hurdle in GOP primary race against tea party foe

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Results

Something tells me Rick Perry's Immigration meeting with President Obama didn't go as planned.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

The Miami Herald

Independent begins ads in US Senate race in Kansas

A northeast Kansas businessman seeking a spot on the ballot for U.S. Senate as an independent candidate launched statewide television and radio ads Thursday suggesting both major political parties are responsible for dysfunction in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Olathe, KS

Daily Kos

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts Re-ignites Residency Controversy

With the Kansas primary only a month away, it looks like Senator Pat Roberts has "Lugared" himself with what the right-wing media outlet Breitbart.com called a "Freudian slip" in an interview on radio station KCMO and reported on July 3 in the DC insider newspaper The Hill saying he returns home to Kansas "every time I get an opponent" and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Kansas, Richard Lugar, Representative Joe Donnelly, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Senators join fowl fight with feds

U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, teamed up this week to introduce an amendment to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Kansas

Free Republic

Pat Roberts on Tea Party'S Challenge of Him: 'I Might Be Next'

Sen. Pat Roberts told Sen. Bob Corker that he may be the next victim of the anti-incumbent Tea Party mood sweeping America with the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor earlier this year, Politico's Manu Raju reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Bob Corker, Kansas

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Radio host accused of bias in Pat Roberts interview

A conservative talk-radio host whose aggressive interview with Sen. Pat Roberts went viral last week had earlier been paid by Roberts' opponent Milton Wolf to perform music at a Wolf campaign event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas City, KS

Star-Telegram.com

As farm interests line up against water regs, EPA officials begin the hard sell

The Environmental Protection Agency, admitting that "we haven't had the best relationship with the agriculture industry in the past," is beginning a push for a proposed new water rule that has generated strong opposition from farm communities.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Politico

Cubans Allegedly Plotted to Smear Menendez - Tea party's got...

CUBANS ALLEGEDLY PLOTTED TO SMEAR MENENDEZ WaPo's Carol D. Leonnig and Manuel Roig-Franzia report on another strange twist in the Bob Menendez saga: "Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cuba, KS, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Eric Cantor

Free Republic

Choice between two conservatives in Senate primary frustrates moderate Kansas Republicans

Dick Bond, the onetime president of the Kansas Senate from Johnson County, considers three-term incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts and finds him too far right.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Johnson County, KS, John McCain

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington Times

Pat Roberts releases attack ad against Milton Wolf in Kansas Senate race

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts released a new television ad Monday that raises questions about whether his tea party-backed opponent can be trusted if elected to the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

Moran, Roberts disagree on federal media shield law

More than 70 media organizations recently sent a letter to the U.S. Senate leaders asking for a vote on the Free Flow of Information Act, a media shield law meant to help protect reporters when federal prosecutors try to compel them to reveal their sources.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Breitbart.com

Pat Roberts Stumbles in Answering About His Kansas Residency

In an interview that aired on Kansas City's KCMO 710 AM/103.7 FM last week, Sen. Pat Roberts fielded questions about his reelection with host Greg Knapp, which included queries about a debate with the three other candidates vying for the Republican nomination for his Senate seat, his long-tenure in the U.S. Senate, the debate about his residency ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Kansas

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