Veteran US Sen. Roberts wins Kansas GOP primary

FILE - This, July 14, 2014, file photo shows Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., in Olathe, Kan., as he speaks at rally for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Senate and House incumbents in Kansas, Michigan and Missouri are trying to beat back challengers on Aug. 5 in the kickoff to a busy month of primaries. Voters in Washington state consider the qualifications of a dozen candidates vying to replace a two-decade congressional Republican who is retiring. In Kansas, Roberts faces Milton Wolf, a radiologist and the second cousin of President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts fended off an aggressive challenge Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for a fourth term, despite attacks from his tea party foe that the incumbent had lost touch with Kansas voters.

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