Kansas Senate Race

Pat Roberts: I've Heard My Orders To Stay Conservative

Tony Lee, Breitbart

"I've heard my marching orders loud and clear," Roberts said during his victory speech. "I will be bold. I will be conservative. And I will be constructive." But Mark Levin stated, "Pat Roberts campaigned on getting rid of Obamacare. Now says he wants to fix it to get rid of gridlock."

Dr. Milton Wolf May Have Just Helped GOP Take the Senate

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Despite having fought a bitter primary battle against incumbent Senator Pat Roberts for all the right reasons, Dr. Milton Wolf has now endorsed him in his race for the Senate.

Will Obama Policies Help Pat Roberts Win?

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Pat Roberts may win re-election in Kansas thanks to Obama's first campaign promise. Roberts is showing some political skill while squishy Greg Orman's campaign bumbles on Obama's poison pill.

Tea Party PAC Endorses Pat Roberts In Tough Race

Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau

“There is just too much at stake not to support Pat Roberts,” said Jenny Beth Martin, chairman of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund PAC. “We reached out to our people in Kansas, and they overwhelmingly supported this endorsement.

Schlafly: Nationalize Kansas Senate Campaign On Life, Family & Sovereignty

Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon, author, and founder of Eagle Forum, recently issued a strong endorsement of Kansas Republican Senator Pat Roberts that reminded conservatives about Roberts’ conservative record on pro-life, pro-family and American national sovereignty issues.

Centrist GOPers Could Decide Kan. Race

David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

Sen. Pat Roberts appears to have largely repaired his relationship with base voters since the primary, leaving disaffected centrist R's in Kansas, especially along the I-70 corridor to the east, as the variable that could tip the race to independent Greg Orman.

Jerry Moran’s Morons

Erick Erickson, Red State

Moran at the NRSC claims they just saved Roberts' campaign. NRSC’s Comm. Dir. attacks conserv. orgs, their MS strategy painted the base as racist, & Moran thinks donors aren't giving because Mitt lost. Maybe donors just don't want to hitch their wagon to a clown car.

Viguerie: Priebus Speech A Victory For Conservatives

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Republican Senate candidates who are lagging a month out from the election, such as Thom Tillis in North Carolina and Pat Roberts in Kansas, should take Chairman Priebus' speech as their cue to start campaigning as conservatives and then deliver on that campaign when they get to Washington.

Palin Tries to Burnish Roberts's Tea Party Bona Fides

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Sarah Palin hit the stump in Kansas to help rally the party’s base behind Sen. Pat Roberts, one of nation’s most vulnerable GOP Senate incumbents. In an unusual move for Palin, she cast Roberts, who has drawn Tea Party ire in the state, as a staunch conservative.

Desperate Pat Roberts Gets Support From Bush, Palin

Bryan Lowry, Wichita Eagle

The national GOP is doing everything to save the US Kansas Senate seat  (except nominate a good candidate). Pat Roberts will even be joined by Jeb Bush and Sarah Palin in the campaign trail this month.

GOP Can Win Big in Nov.

William Kristol, Weekly Standard

The danger over the next 6 weeks is that Repub. strategists & donors will play it safe and fail to take advantage of other opportunities. The focus will be on the 7 swing Senate seats & on making sure R's hold KS & GA. But there are opportunities in MI (open seat) & in 1 or more of MN, VA, OR, NJ, & IL.

Is Establishment Disaster Unfolding in Kansas?

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

It should be noted that the poll is from Dem.-aligned Public Policy Polling but if the numbers prove out, the estab. GOP that threw everything it had at propping up an aging Pat Roberts in Kansas during a bruising primary may yet come to regret it.

They Told Me If I Voted for the Estab., This Wouldn't Happen

Leon H. Wolf, Red State

The GOP estab. likes to point out that TEA Party candidates can be bad and unprepared candidates who make missteps in the gen. election. But the evidence doesn't suggest that they're any more so than GOP-E candidates who have a long and storied history of their own missteps. 

Sen. Pat Roberts Survives Tea Party Challenge

Fox News Staff

Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts became the latest estab. incumbent to fend off a primary challenge from a Tea Party-backed candidate Tues. night, as he survived a late charge by Dr. Milton Wolf. Roberts led Wolf by just under 19,000 votes, winning 48% of the ballots cast to Wolf's 41%. 

KS Senate Race: Positive Conservative Solutions vs. More of the Same

Dr. Milton Wolf, Red State

"A senator should have something far more powerful than just a vote. He should have a voice and use it fearlessly. We need more senators like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee & Rand Paul. After 47 years in Wash., Pat Roberts has mastered the ability to quietly fly under the radar when our nation desperately needed him to fight."

Tea Party Sen. Candidates Look for Cantor-style Upsets

Fox News Staff

Tea Party-backed candidates Dr. Milton Wolf and Joe Carr this week are hoping to follow in the footsteps of a little-known economics professor named Dave Brat who stunned the establishment with his primary win over then-House GOP Leader Eric Cantor, as they target GOP incumbent senators in KS & TN. 

Pat Roberts' Tea Party Foe Gaining in KS

Tarini Parti, Politico

Less than a week before primary day, Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is still ahead, but he has a real race on his hands against a tea party challenger the establishment had largely written off months ago.

Does the NRSC Vet Its Candidates?

Erick Erickson, Red State

Sen. Thad Cochran got a shady loan deal and the bank president who agreed to the loan serves on Cochran’s fundraising committee and the former CEO of Trustmark is a Cochran donor. Sen. Pat Roberts doesn't even live in the state he's supposed to represent. These scandals have further discredited the NRSC.

Tea Party PAC Backs Wolf in Race vs. Pat Roberts

Suzanne Perez Tobias, The Wichita Eagle

Tea Party Express announced that it is endorsing physician Milton Wolf in his bid to unseat three-term U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the state’s Republican primary.

Cruz Backs Group Hoping to Oust McConnell, Roberts, Cochran

Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax

Ted Cruz has angered the GOP estab. by supporting conservative group the Madison Project, which is attempting to replace incumbent Repub. senators with tea party activists in the midterm elections.