WASHINGTON (CNN) - Tuesday's Senate primary in Kansas ended another ugly showdown that pit a tea party-backed challenger against an establishment Republican incumbent.
CNN projects incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts has fended off conservative challenger Milton Wolf in the state's GOP Senate primary. FULL POSTFULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – Tuesday's Senate primary in Kansas could end another ugly showdown that pits a tea party-backed challenger against an establishment Republican incumbent.
The race between Sen. Pat Roberts and challenger Milton Wolf, a second cousin of President Barack Obama, has seen controversies over residency and Facebook photos, and a rare streetside confrontation.
(CNN) - You don't see this every day on the campaign trail.
With less than a week to go until primary day in Kansas, Republican challenger Milton Wolf confronted Sen. Pat Roberts in hopes of debating him.
They crossed paths on a sidewalk in downtown Emporia as the three-term GOP senator was meeting local business owners.
(CNN) - Sen. Pat Roberts' primary challenger is going up with a radio commercial that highlights what appeared to be a gaffe by the longtime Republican senator from Kansas in the controversy over his residency.
The radio spot by Milton Wolf comes as the Roberts campaign announced it's going to start re-airing a television commercial that highlighted the controversy involving old Facebook postings from the conservative challenger that included some "insensitive" comments.
(CNN) - Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is launching a new TV commercial Wednesday that attacks his Republican primary challenger over old Facebook postings that included some "insensitive" comments.
"Dr. Milton Wolf's patients trusted him, but stunning news reports show that Wolf exposed private patient X-rays and other personal information on Facebook – where Wolf relentlessly poked fun at the dead or wounded. A Kansas City medical ethics expert called Wolf's behavior 'beyond alarming' for a professional in the field of medicine," says the narrator in the 30-second spot.
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(CNN) – Milton Wolf, a radiologist and GOP primary challenger against incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas, issued a statement Sunday admitting he made "insensitive" comments about X-ray images he posted online, including an image of a person decapitated by gunfire.
"Several years ago, I made some comments about these images that were insensitive to the seriousness of what the images revealed. Soon thereafter, I removed those images and comments, again several years ago," he said in a statement.
(CNN) - A Kansas state lawmaker says a bill she's introduced that would give school teachers and caregivers expanded rights to spank children is not "intended to legalize child abuse."
Democratic state representative Gail Finney of Wichita put out a statement Tuesday after media stories about her legislation, which would expand on current Kansas law by allowing teachers and caregivers to spank children up to 10 times, possibly causing redness and bruising.
Washington (CNN) – La-Z-Boy is about to get some free advertising in Kansas.
Milton Wolf, a conservative Republican primary challenger to three-term Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, began airing a biting statewide radio ad Wednesday seizing on new questions about the longtime Senator's ties to his home state.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama’s second cousin (once removed) will challenge Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, for his seat in a GOP primary next year.
Republican Milton Wolf, a board-certified radiologist and conservative activist, announced his plans Tuesday night at an event in Overland Park, Kansas. His campaign marks his first attempt to run for public office.
(CNN) - As the Obama administration and Democrats gear up to promote the president's sweeping health care reform as a winning solution in the next election cycle, Republicans are gearing up to prove the opposite.