Republicans descend on Kansas to revive floundering Senate campaign

Senate Select Commmittee Chaiman speaks during the CIA confirmation hearing of Hayden in WashingtonBy Amanda Becker, Mark Hosenball and Kevin Murphy WASHINGTON/TOPEKA (Reuters) – The Republican Party is making an 11th-hour push to hold a historically conservative U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, where some polls show independent Greg Orman pulling ahead of incumbent Pat Roberts just weeks before the Nov. 4 election. Republicans, who hope to wrest Senate control from Democrats, have raised money and sent top strategists to help Roberts revive his troubled campaign in a state that last elected a Democrat to the Senate in 1932. …

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