Archive for the 'Kansas 08' Category

First Lady Rakes in Dough for Roberts

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

First Lady Laura Bush visited Kansas on Tuesday to headline a fundraiser for Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking his third term this November.  Roberts, who already had over $2.7 million as of the end of last year, took in over $200,000 at the event, which included over 400 contributors.  Those numbers suggest that the […]

KS Dem Drops Bid

Monday, February 18th, 2008

Democrats hoping to give Sen. Pat Roberts a scare in his bid for reelection suffered a crushing blow on Friday when businessman Greg Orman abandoned his bid, realizeing that the hill was just too steep.  The decision leaves Democrats with a single candidate, Lee Jones, who was blown away by Sen. Sam Brownback in 2004.  […]

KS, NC Dems Look to Sacraficial Lambs

Friday, September 7th, 2007

In signs that suggest that they are ready to concede the two races, Democrats in Kansas and North Carolina are looking to long shot candidates.  In Kansas, Democrats are now looking to former Congressman Jim Slattery, who moved to Washington after suffering a lobsided defeat in his 1994 Gubernatorial race.  Incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts had nearly […]

GOP Locks Up Three Seats Early

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Yesterday, Alaska Senator and porker in chief Ted Stevens announced that he will seek reelection in 2008 at the ripe old age of 84.  Stevens would be tough to beat with a very strong candidate.  Fortunately, the Democrats donĀ“t even have any of those, and Stevens will win yet another term in a cakewalk.  Unless Sen. […]