Kansas

In Kansas, Greg Orman Plays it Both Ways

Perhaps unwilling to align himself too strongly with either major political party, Independent Greg Orman refused to say he’d stand with one party over the other, instead, seemingly leaving it open to a case-by-case basis.…

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GOP’s Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state’s swing-voting east Saturday in his……

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Some Kansas ballots to have no Democrat for Senate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will send voters living overseas a ballot for the November election with no Democratic candidate for a U.S. Senate race……

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Kansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballot

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from the ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled……

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Orman business tie part of Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman’s business dealings faced new scrutiny Wednesday in Kansas’ unexpectedly competitive U.S….…

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Questions, answers about Senate race in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is considering whether the state’s chief elections officer must fulfill a request from Democrats’……

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Kansas independent US Senate hopeful in spotlight

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

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Democrat ends campaign in US Senate race in Kansas

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

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Oil companies say new federal regulations on Southwest bird have halted drilling in Kansas

Oil companies say a weeks-old Obama administration ruling that protects a Southwestern prairie bird has already halted oil-drilling operations in Kansas and is costing the U.S. economy tens of millions of dollars, as a GOP…

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Kansans protest planned first lady graduation speech

Families in Kansas say a plan to have first lady Michelle Obama deliver a high school graduation speech next month will politicize the event and create a scarcity of tickets.
Obama is slated to speak…

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Kathleen Sebelius

Sebelius to run for Senate?

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is thinking about running for the Senate in Kansas, according to a report…

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Federal hate-crime charges, state charges likely in Overland Park shootings

Terri and Jim LaManno planned to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary today.
But on Sunday, as Terri LaManno made her regular weekly visit to see her mother at an Overland Park assisted living center, she…

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Pat Roberts not in Kansas anymore

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) is facing a primary challenger who argues he’s lost touch with his state — and a new report that he no longer has a full-time home in the Sunflower State won’t…

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