Senate candidate Jerry Moran has picked up two endorsements since the start of the week. On Monday, National Right to Life Political Action Committee endorsed the current congressman, noting his committee to “renewing the culture of life.” Continue reading
A new SurveyUSA poll shows what many already knew, Rep. Jerry Moran will likely be headed to the U.S. Senate. The poll, commissioned by KWCH Ch. 12 and conducted between August 12-15, shows Moran with 69 percent of the vote compared to Democrat candiate Lisa Johnston, who has only 23 percent of the vote. Continue reading
Kansas Farm Bureau’s top officials are stepping back into the political arena for the organization’s Senate candidate, Jerry Moran. In response to Tiahrt’s multiple character attacks, KFB president Steve Baccus and former president Doyle Rahjes released a statement defending Moran and his character. Continue reading
Kansas law makers are adding their two cents to the discussion on a judge’s decision to block a controversial part of the new Arizona immigration law. Both Moran and Tiahrt noted their disappointment with the judge’s actions. Continue reading
Senatorial candidate Jerry Moran picked up two newspaper endorsements over the weekend. The Wichita Eagle- which is published in Tiahrt’s district- threw its support behind Moran, noting that it believes Moran has a “better statewide perspective on issues and should provide a more reasoned, balanced approach to lawmaking”. The Salina Journal also picked Moran to fill Senator Sam Brownback’s seat citing Moran’s work for agriculture and his ability to break party lines when necessary to benefit Kansas. Continue reading
The Tiahrt campain announced Friday that it had earned the endorsement of the National Rifle Association’s Kansas chapter and at the same time accused Moran’s campaign manager of threating the organization for its decision to back Tiahrt.
Moran finally put into writing what he has said for sometime now, the Federal government has no business suing Arizona. On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate candidate signed an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” brief in defense of Arizona’s efforts to enforce federal immigration law. Continue reading
Showing the strength of his campaign, Jerry Moran announced Wednesday that his campaign had nearly $2.3 million on hand with only three weeks left in the race. During the second quarter of 2010, Moran brought in $540,000, which marks his best fund-raising quarter yet. Continue reading
Despite being the shortest and least well-known Republican candidate for Senate, Pittsburg CPA Tom Little stole the show during Monday’s debate on KWCH Ch. 12.
Little, perched between Tiahrt and Moran during the 30-minute show, added some much-needed comedic humor to the event that was otherwise bogged down by their usual mug slinging, finger-pointing, attack-and-refute politics.
A new Rasmussen poll, released earlier this week, pointed out the obvious, Republican senate candidates fared better than the democrat rivals. In some states, that would be news, in Kansas, it’s pretty much a given.
The poll, which was conducted via phone and included 500 likely Kansas voters, did show Moran with a consistently higher rating than Tiahrt, when compared to different democrat senate candidates. Continue reading