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U.S. Senate Independent candidate Greg Orman, left, shakes hands with Sen. Pat Roberts following their debate at the KSN television studio Oct. 15, 2014 in Wichita, Kan. (Fernando Salazar/Wichita Eagle/MCT)

Moderate Thunder Out Of Kansas

Why the Tea Party may be in for a big surprise on election night.

October 30, 2014

Could Latino Voters Decide Kansas’ Elections?

Could Republican hostility to Latino voters swing one of the most pivotal Senate races?

October 10, 2014

In Kansas Senate Race, Pat Roberts Tries To Right His Campaign

Can the embattled Republican recover before election day?

October 9, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Grimes Isn’t Done Yet In Kentucky

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 1, 2014

WATCH: The Koch Brothers Are Worried About Kansas

It’s panic time for Senator Pat Roberts.

September 24, 2014

Kansas Democrat Chad Taylor’s Name Ordered Off Ballot

Could this decision upend the midterms?

September 19, 2014

Sleeper In Kansas Might Upset Senate Election Calculus

Let’s go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November’s elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party’s chances of doing so at 62.6 percent. On second thought, let’s not. As even Silver would admit, there’s plenty of room for unforeseen events. […]

September 16, 2014

Senate Candidate In Kansas Is A Serial Business And Political Entrepreneur

By Dave Helling, The Kansas City Star Greg Orman once lent money to actress Debbie Reynolds. Reynolds and her son wanted to turn her large collection of Hollywood memorabilia into a museum in Tennessee. Orman liked the idea and lent their company more than $1.6 million in 2002. But the project foundered and the company […]

September 15, 2014

Kansas’ Senate Race Gets Even Murkier

Sep. 4 (Bloomberg View) — Late yesterday afternoon, there was a big shakeup in what had been until now a pretty stable Senate election cycle: Pat Roberts of Kansas, who was already unpopular, became the most vulnerable Republican incumbent senator when the Democratic nominee suddenly abandoned his campaign — giving independent Greg Orman an opportunity […]

September 4, 2014

Democrats See Chance In Kansas Senate Race — After Democrat Drops Out

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The topsy-turvy race for the Senate in Kansas took another turn Wednesday when the lackluster Democratic candidate dropped out, elevating an independent newcomer to battle incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts this fall. The sudden narrowing of what had been a three-way race could give Democrats a rare […]

September 4, 2014