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It seems the Kansas Farm Bureau’s endorsement of Jerry Moran has ruffled some feathers in the Tiahrt camp, given this facebook outburst by Tiahrt’s wife. Advertisements

Tiahrt announces CR endorsement

Rep. Todd Tiahrt announced his endorsement by the Kansas Federation of College Republicans today. “The Kansas Federation of College Republicans has delivered a fresh wave of enthusiasm and excitement to the campaign by supporting my efforts to fight for lower taxes and less government control of our daily lives” Tiahrt said, “It is exceptional for … Continue reading

Moran gets KFB endorsement

Big news for the Moran campaign today, as the Kansas Farm Bureau has decided to endorse his campaign for U.S. Senate. The farmers and ranchers of the state’s leading agriculture advocacy organization today announced their endorsement of Rep. Jerry Moran in the campaign for U.S. Senate in Kansas. Kansas Farm Bureau president Steve Baccus, a … Continue reading

Moran announces 2nd District endorsements

Rep. Jerry Moran announced a list of endorsements from the 2nd District Thursday. “I’m glad to have such widespread grassroots support through the 2nd district,” Moran said. “These local leaders understand the need to send a message to Washington that we must cut spending, reduce the size of government, and reduce our massive national debt.These … Continue reading

Schollenberger welcomes opponent

Democratic senate candidate Charles Schollenberger welcomed his new opponent Lisa Johnston into the race, while trying to work in a few digs against her. Says the press release… “While Mrs. Johnston appears to be capable, she has no previous political experience, which I think is a serious disadvantage to somebody seeking such high office,” Schollenberger … Continue reading

Huelskamp signs on to contract

“Big first” candidate Tim Huelskamp has signed on to the “Contract From America.” The contract is a grassroots pledge from groups like Freedom Works, Americans for Tax Reform, American Solutions, Tea Party Patriots, and National Taxpayers Union and others to preserve liberty and fight what many see as a government overstepping its authority. “This Contract … Continue reading

Johnston throws hat into the ring

Democrat Lisa Johnston has announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Johnston is an assistant dean for academic services at Baker University. She will face Charles Schollenberger for the Democratic nomination. Whoever wins that will face whatever remains out of the Moran/Tiahrt free for all in the GOP primary.

College Republican Battle Royal

Civil war has been declared among the ranks of college Republicans across the state. On Tuesday evening, a conference call among the state’s seven college Republican chapters was organized. During the call, five college chapters, PSU, Wichita State, Benedictine, Baker and K-State, urged the remaining three  chapters of the Kansas College Republican Federation, KU, FHSU … Continue reading

Holland calls out Brownback on Wall Street reform

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland has called out Senator Sam Brownback on his unwillingness to reform Wall Street. In a press release blasted Wednesday, Holland points out that Brownback has helped block an up-or-down vote on Wall Street reform that would prohibit the risky practices that many have attributed to the taxpayer bailout of the banking … Continue reading

College confusion – update II

It seems the state’s college Republican groups have stirred the political pot. After several college Republican groups came out in support of Rep. Todd Tiahrt- no doubt due to their lack of reception from Rep. Jerry Moran’s campaign- a handful of college Republican groups that had not yet endorsed a candidate have been rumored to … Continue reading