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50 min ago | Washington Examiner

Is Obama getting a bum rap on the failed Foley rescue mission? Examiner Editorial

After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden , President Obama and the White House were criticized for leaking classified information about the raid in what critics called an effort to harvest positive media attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Bush, Opinion

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

What history tells us about who will win the Senate in 2014

Senate races are annoying. Not in the general sense of most politics having an annoying element, but from the perspective of their occurring only every six years.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, World News

8 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

State Fair debates prompt debate

Kansas Libertarian Party candidate for governor Keen Umbehr said he won't do what he termed the "Colyer hokey-pokey" to inflate his campaign treasury and get a spot onstage at the Kansas State Fair debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, Kansas, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: GOP looks strong in most down-ballot statewide races

Beyond the headline, which was "Roberts, Brownback both struggling in Kansas," the latest survey results from Public Policy Polling were about as expected in this heavily Republican state.

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

OttawaHerald.com

Polls show close Kansas races

Public Policy Polling released its most recent poll results of Kansas elections Tuesday, and the race for governor is much closer than Rasmussen Reports' polls - which did not name Keen Umbehr as a candidate - showed just a week previously.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank

The failure of Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank would be a philosophical victory for some but a badly timed blow to Kansas companies trying to compete in the global marketplace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Jerry Moran, Opinion

The Capital-Journal

Letter: Vote for compassion

I would like to tell some Democrats, most tea party/Republicans and far right-wing religious groups something that I learned through my reckless younger days and into my older years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

The Hill

Is Roberts out of the woods in Kansas?

Sen. Pat Roberts is facing a tough fight for his seat and remains deeply unpopular in his home state coming out of a bruising primary battle, according to a new Democratic poll.

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

Swing State Project

PPP confirms: Gov. Sam Brownback is in deep trouble and Sen. Pat Roberts doesn't look so good either

How do you go from a landslide victory to fighting for your political life in a state that heavily favors your party? Ask Kansas's Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sam Brownback, US Governors, Kansas

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Legislators at KIOGA

U.S. House member Tim Huelskamp, left, and Mike Pompeo at the Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association Convention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

Washington Times

Recent Kansas editorials

Shortly after the primary elections earlier this month, The Topeka Capital-Journal advised its readers to do some research on the issues important to them and learn the candidates' positions on those issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Independent sets sights on DC after ballot petition success

The Kansas Secretary of State's office accepted the independent bid by Greg Orman, Olathe businessman, to appear on the November general election ballot for U.S. Senate.

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

Illinoisreview

Republicans outpace Democrats in August Town Hall Meetings

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US News, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jeff Fortenberry, Senator Deb Fischer, US Senate, Steve King

KAKE

Sen. Roberts: drug cartels behind U.S. border crisis

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts says drug cartels are enticing Central American immigrants to come to the United States to work for their operations here.

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

The Capital-Journal

Lawmakers to meet with oil producers

The Kansas congressional delegation will be taking the stage at the annual convention of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Kevin Yoder

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Caller

TheDC Interview: Ken Cuccinelli On Making The Senate More Conservative

Ken Cuccinelli, the former Republican attorney general of Virginia, is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, the political group known for its frequent run-ins with the Republican establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran, Conservative Political News

News Observer

Democrat sees path to upset in Kansas Senate race

The 40-year-old Shawnee County district attorney's low-budget campaign is trying to tap into frustration with Washington and sentiments against incumbents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Barack Obama, Shawnee County, KS

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Editorial: Money from the dark side

Shortly after the primary elections earlier this month, The Topeka Capital-Journal advised its readers to do some research on the issues important to them and learn the candidates' positions on those issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

OttawaHerald.com

Roberts says he's earned return trip to Washington

If Kansans' have a problem with Pat Roberts' lengthy tenure in Washington, D.C., why do voters keep sending him back? "I know that became a campaign issue," U.S. Sen. Roberts' said Friday during a stop in Ottawa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, Ottawa, KS, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KAKE

Wichita veterans speak out about benefits and appeals delays

It was a familiar theme at Friday's VA Benefits town hall meeting in Wichita. Veterans spoke openly and emotionally about their experiences with delays in benefits and the appeals process.

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

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