U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.
Republican Pat Roberts is holding onto his Senate seat.
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts hoped Kansas’ deep Republican roots would hold firm Tuesday as he sought to fend off a surprisingly staunch challenge from a suburban Kansas City businessman pledging to bring a nonpartisan voice to Washington.
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and independent challenger Greg Orman began their closing appeals in this surprisingly competitive race, aiming mainly at dissatisfied moderates in vote-rich eastern Kansas.
After millions of Americans vote next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned in Kansas Monday with U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, in an effort to bolster the three-term incumbent’s message that GOP voters must re-elect him to thwart the agenda of Democratic President Barack Obama.
Decision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term
Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states — and even removed altogether in some places.
Republican legislators in Kansas moved Tuesday to regulate counselors who help consumers navigate an online insurance marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul that most of the state’s GOP officials strongly oppose.
In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.