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Real Clear Politics
Residency Issue Comes to the Fore in Key Races
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents this cycle, and her re-election race is one of the most watched.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
KS - Life of a Candidate on a Holiday in Western Kansas
I think sometimes we don't give enough credit to the hard work that our candidates do.
Election Diary Rescue: Week 34
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 50 diaries.
Poll: Taylor, Orman gain ground on Roberts
Two campaigns working to unseat a long-time U.S. senator both believe they are making headway on their target - the problem is both still are trailing as both are competing for the same position.
The Twelve Senate Elections Gun Voters Can Influence in 2014
In case you haven't heard, there are going to be important elections in a couple of months; elections that could make a huge difference in the future of our nation, including recognition of our right to bear arms.
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas views on job growth, school funding, rural hospitals, Senate...
Job growth - Since Gov. Sam Brownback's tax cuts took effect in January 2013, the Kansas side of the Kansas City region - primarily Johnson and Wyandotte counties - had gained only 6,800 jobs through July 31. That's according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics' seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment totals.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The 'Inside Politics' forecast: GOP jitters over Kansas
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Landrieus bad week
That’s the question Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., confronted last week when The Washington Post reported that her listed address in New Orleans is in fact her parents’ home.
Letter: U.S. Senate needs Republican seats
Respect for the author of a recent letter to the editor, "Elect Davis, Taylor," heightens my reluctance to oppose his views, published Aug. 23 in The Topeka Capital-Journal.
The Wichita Eagle
Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman: Political choices dona t need to be either-or
The Kansas independent candidate for U.S. Senate said Saturday that the traditional American two-party political system creates "a false set of choices" for voters, and his campaign is focusing on a different mindset.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Miami Herald
Senators, candidates dismiss residency questions
Looking for advantages as they battle for Senate control, Republicans and Democrats alike are raising questions about where various senators and candidates say they live.
NBAF Tour Brings High-Level Officials
The Department of Homeland Security had higher-ups visiting Manhattan Friday, with a tour of the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility construction site.
Women For Kansas convention opposes Republicans
If Labor Day weekend is the old-fashioned time to start election-year campaigning, the group 'Women for Kansas' is following it.
Citizen legislator Sen. Mary Landrieu doesn't really live in Louisiana
Yet another rich citizen legislator has run into the buzzsaw of residency requirements- the quaint notion that a person who represents a state should live in that state and have some passing acquaintance with it to the point of even visiting more than occasionally.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Hays Daily News
Roberts, Moran urge voters to restore Republicans
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts got a bit of a boost Thursday in his re-election bid when his fellow senator and former Hays resident Jerry Moran stopped by a town hall meeting.
Governor's woes may be hurting GOP senator in Kansas
While Gov. Sam Brownback faces a tough re-election campaign that's drawn national attention, Sen. Pat Roberts has also had trouble in the traditionally red state.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Poll: Roberts vulnerable for reelection
A new independent poll is the latest confirmation that Sen. Pat Roberts is highly vulnerable heading into his fall reelection fight, and suggests his independent challenger, Greg Orman, is surging.
What's the Matter with Kansas? The thing is, the NRSC went...
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH KANSAS? The thing is, the NRSC went all-in to deep-six Milt Wolf in favor of doddering nonresident Pat Roberts.
And the Winner of the GOP's Civil War Primary Is. . .Part II
Anti-establishment conservatives will point to Ben Sasse in Nebraska and Tom Cotton in Arkansas to argue that their allies made it to the general election and will win in November, and they can cite plenty of House races where tea party and libertarian types are locks to be victorious in the fall.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
In Kansas, Primary Wins for Gov Brownback and Senator Roberts Do...
In Kansas, Primary Wins for Gov Brownback and Senator Roberts Do Nothing to Pave Path for Re-Election; 'SOS' for Incumbent GOP SOS Despite primary wins 3 weeks ago for both top-ticket incumbent Kansas Republicans - Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts - and despite Kansas being a reliably Red State, both Brownback and Roberts face ... (more)