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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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Richard Lugar

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate, Hoisington, KS, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law

OttawaHerald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, Shawnee County, KS, Sam Brownback, US Governors

AmmoLand

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Cory Gardner, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

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.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Landrieu’s 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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, New Orleans, LA, Republican

The Capital-Journal

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Scott Brown

KMAN-AM Manhattan

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Jerry Moran, Kansas

KAKE

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.

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

Hot Air

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Scott Brown, New Orleans, LA, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Hays, KS, Ellis County, KS

Washington Examiner

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.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Hill

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.

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

Instapundit

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.

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

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran, Lamar Alexander

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SurveyUSA

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)

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

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