Tag: Sen. Pat Roberts

When it comes to selecting a new U.S. Supreme Court justice in an election year, we agree with Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran. Everyone should wait until after the election. That is, we…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Retiring Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts declared his support Tuesday for Rep. Roger Marshall as his replacement, the latest signal that the Republican establishment is determined to push Marshall  past polarizing conservative…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle said Thursday that she will not run for the U.S. Senate, citing “personal and political trials” in the last year for her decision. Wagle announcement also…

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…

Twenty-one years ago, in January 1999, the U.S. Senate began the impeachment trial of then-President William Jefferson Clinton. While Clinton ultimately wasn’t removed from office, much was said during the proceedings about the importance of…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach isn’t fazed that fellow Republicans worry he’s unpopular or too brash in pushing his hard-right views to keep Kansas’ open Senate seat in GOP hands next year. Senate Majority…

That Kansas’s most senior leaders are feigning complete disinterest in whether President Donald Trump dangled military favors in exchange for Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden is telling. Mr. Trump has Republicans so intimidated…

Even with a warm sun bearing down, area corn farmers are feeling a chill from a summer downturn in prices. The drop is largely due to a decrease in demand by oil and gas refineries…

Former Speaker of the U.S. House Tip O’Neill famously said, “All politics is local.” He was referring specifically to congressional races, where responding to local issues from a national perspective — farm subsidy payments, Social…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City Chiefs player and now businessman who has served on local and state government boards is running for the U.S. Senate in Kansas. Dave Lindstrom, who lives in…