If history is any guide, Kansas U.S. Senate seat held by the retiring Pat Roberts since 1997, and by Republicans for a century, should be the GOPs to lose in 2020.
And were Kris Kobach the Republican nominee, the party would have a fighting chance to do just that: lose.
The former Kansas Secretary of State and failed 2018 gubernatorial candidate who is so polarizing that even the Kobach-kindred Trump administration has recently been careful to put daylight between him and the president blew into the Senate race with his kickoff announcement Monday. Like any cyclone, Kobach changed the atmosphere instantly in GOP circles, from that of anticipation to one of dread.
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