Toto, is this Kansas?

All this history and all these numbers demonstrate how difficult it would be for a Democrat to win a Senate race in Kansas in 2020. But ‘difficult’ is not ‘impossible.’

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Opinion

May 6, 2020 - 10:15 AM

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is retiring. The race to fill the vacancy is getting heated.
Stuart Rothenberg, C-Q Roll Call

While I recently ran through the top Senate races of 2020 and the parties’ prospects, I did not include Kansas on the list.

That omission — an intentional one — brought plenty of reaction, so I thought I’d explain why Kansas is not now on my list of general election contests to watch and what would need to happen before it is.

A LITTLE BACKGROUND

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