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  • Sources: Wolf to endorse Brownback

    Milton Wolf, who lost a Tea Party challenge in the Kansas Senate primary to Pat Roberts, is unlikely to endorse Roberts, but is expected to endorse Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in his tough reelection fight.

  • Ground game looms large in close Kansas Senate race

    Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and independent Greg Orman have scrambled to assemble capable voter turnout operations as their Senate face-off goes down to the wire in this unlikely midterm battleground.

  • Supporters OK with Orman's vague campaign

    Greg Orman is taking heat for avoiding questions on politically charged issues and being cagey about which party he would caucus with if he's elected to the Senate. But Kansas voters don't seem to mind.

  • Jeb Bush raises money for Roberts

    About 250 Republican insiders and activists gathered in a stately barn in the suburbs of Wichita to see former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

  • The coming immigration fight

    When President Obama halted deportations in 2012 for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought here as children, Republicans complained but took little action. But now that he's preparing a sweeping amnesty, GOP lawmakers are reluctantly gearing up to fight.

  • Why Senate races always go down to the wire

    Experienced political observers say that even in wave years, the public doesn't make up its mind until the last minute and many key races may still be close.

  • Christie still faces challenges for 2016

    For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the rain may have subsided but the storm clouding the Republican's once sterling presidential prospects has yet to clear.

  • House hires new lawyer for Obamacare suit

    The House has hired a new lawyer to prosecute its lawsuit against President Obama after previous counsel bowed out, citing political pressure, the House Administration Committee confirmed on Friday. William A. Burck has been retained as the lead outside attorney in a House Republican initiated...

  • Senate GOP charts agenda for the majority

    Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.

  • Islamic State's rise could hurt Paul in key early 2016 states

    Republican strategists in three key early states say the rise of the Islamic State will propel more hawkish presidential candidates in 2016.

  • Republican senators to transfer $3 million to NRSC after appeal by McConnell

    Senate Republicans on Tuesday agreed to transfer $3 million in personal campaign funds to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in their bid to capture the Senate majority this November, sources confirmed. With control of the Senate on the line and Democrats and their allies pouring...

  • Huckabee prepping for 2016 run

    Huckabee and his team have been meeting with potential campaign contributors, conservative activists, elected officials and other GOP power players -- both nationally and in the early primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina -- and openly asking them for their support.

  • Dem ads are more effective

    Outside liberal groups are running more effective ads in key Senate races, while conservative groups focus too much on their own agendas, Republican strategists say.

  • Q&A: Carmen Fowler LaBerge: I'm going to say it -- the battle for marriage is lost

    The leader of the Presbyterian Lay Committee offers a candid assessment of where the culture war stands and of the biggest challenge facing Christians in the year ahead.

  • Mike Rogers: Obama is no FDR

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers is lobbying his Republican colleagues to support Obama’s request for congressional authorization to arm and train Syrian rebels as part of his broader plan to defeat the Islamic State.



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