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  • Greg Orman --- canny in Kansas

    The remaining two months of the campaign may not be as important as the choices Orman made when the race was off the national radar.

  • Democrat may sue to get off Kansas ballot

    With incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts in serious trouble after a bruising primary, Taylor, a Democrat, tried to drop out of the race to help an independent candidate win.

  • Pat Roberts taps new campaign manager

    The furious makeover of Sen. Pat Roberts re-election team continued Friday, with Corry Bliss taking over as the new campaign manager.

  • Kansas candidate may not be able to drop out

    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach announced today that Democratic Senate nominee Chad Taylor will stay on the ballot, despite Taylor announcing yesterday that he was dropping out of the race.

  • Pat Roberts quickly retools campaign

    Still recovering from a bruising August primary, Roberts and the Republican Party's Senate campaign arm are moving aggressively to reorganize and ramp up his campaign in the wake of the Kansan finding himself in an unexpectedly tough re-election battle.

  • Kansas Democrat drops out of Senate race

    The Democratic nominee for Senate in Kansas has dropped out of the race and deferred to a wealthy independent candidate, possibly threatening incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts and putting his assumed safe Republican seat in play. Roberts is recovering from a tough August GOP primary, and some...

  • Governor's woes may be hurting GOP senator in Kansas

    How does an incumbent who's been in the Senate since 1997 rack up such abysmal poll numbers? The state's moderate and centrist Republicans think it might have something to do with a fellow Republican, Gov. Sam Brownback.

  • Don't mistake Tea Party birth pains for death throes

    With Republican Sens. Pat Roberts in Kansas and Lamar Alexander in Tennessee winning their respective primaries, Tea Party challengers failed in all attempts in this primary cycle to defeat Senate incumbents.

  • Republican leaders get the Senate candidates they wanted

    Every Senate Republican running for re-election this year won his primary, denying the GOP nomination to less experienced Tea Party challengers who could have put safe seats in play for the Democrats.

  • Primaries show Republican voters wary of Tea Party candidates, skeptical of party establishment

    The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the Tea Party movement has lost one race after another. That's a defensible conclusion but also an oversimplification.

  • GOP incumbents fend off Tea Party challengers

    Despite record low approval ratings for Congress, incumbents across the country are winning their primary battles.

  • VIDEO: A look at top GOP primaries happening Tuesday

    A look at the top GOP primaries happening across the country this week.



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