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U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., talks to the crowd in front of photo of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett while attending a Concerned Women for America event outside a gun store in Kansas City, Kan. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Marshall is facing stiff competition from state Sen. Barbara Bollier in the race to fill an open Senate seat in Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

GOP in ruby red Kansas stresses over costly Senate race

Oct. 22, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republicans who were desperate to have Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall as their candidate for an open Senate seat are finding the race to be anything but the sure thing they once thought it would be. GOP groups are pouring in millions of dollars to help the two-term congressman...

Barbara Bollier, left, the Democratic nominee for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, socially distanced reporters outside an elementary school speaks in Manhattan, Kan., on Aug. 14, 2020. Bollier argues that states and local communities need additional aid to deal with problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Ex-US Sen. Kassebaum backs Democrat in Senate race in Kansas

Sep. 17, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum has broken again with fellow Kansas Republicans to support Democrat Barbara Bollier for the seat Kassebaum once held. Kassebaum said in a statement Thursday that Bollier shares her belief in working with members of both parties and Bollier's election...

Recent Kansas editorials

Sep. 8, 2020 11:28 AM EDT

The Kansas City Star, Sept. 8 One ad paid for by the U.S. Senate campaign of Republican Rep. Roger Marshall superimposed the photo of his Democratic opponent, Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier, over a sky that’s black with smoke. “SILENT,” it says in giant letters. “Liberals like...

Editorial Roundup:

Sep. 1, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

South Bend Tribune. August 27, 2020 For Hoosiers, a bit of good news about voting rights For Hoosiers concerned about exercising their constitutional rights safely in the midst of a pandemic, there hasn’t been a lot of good news about voting. They have a governor who refuses to make mail-in voting...