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Kansas closely watched today in
first special election under Trump

Hot Air, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 4/11/2017 12:37:25 PM

You don’t know Ron Estes? Most people don’t. But President Trump does. In fact, the new president has already recorded a robocall to help Estes win big in today’s special election in Kansas’ Fourth Congressional District. And so has Vice President Mike Pence. And Speaker Paul Ryan is raising money for him. And Sen. Ted Cruz campaigned for the Estes there Monday night. “Our enemy right now is complacency,” said Cruz. What’s this all about? Well, it’s really a problem of Trump’s own making. The district’s popular congressman, Mike Pompeo, isn’t in Kansas anymore, Toto. Trump snatched him

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 4/11/2017 1:19:05 PM     (No. 11218364)

The Enemdia is going out of its way trying to create a sense of suspense over this special election, but considering recent results here, I suspect that when it turns out to be a GOP blowout, they won´t even bother to report the results tomorrow.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 4/11/2017 2:12:02 PM     (No. 11218427)

Ldotters in Kansas, how does it look or the GOP?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 4/11/2017 2:13:58 PM     (No. 11218432)

An article published this morning from The Hill is entitled, "Republicans scramble to hold Kansas seat." So, Republicans work from their strength by routing resources to a House race, and the democrat media manufactures a narrative that the race in doubt. I´ll bet my next paycheck the Republican wins this race by at least 15 points.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SALady, 4/11/2017 3:26:26 PM     (No. 11218514)

This is all intentional.

The Republican will win. But if the Republican wins by less than 20%, then the MSM will declare this a "victory" for the Demon-RATs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 4/11/2017 4:04:02 PM     (No. 11218554)

I see a very strong effort from the Dems, backed by Democracy for America. Just got a call at work from one of their volunteers who had already called me earlier in the day and left a message. I asked her how she got my name and work number and she stumbled around about how my name and number just randomly came up on her screen and she was just a volunteer, etc. I don´t normally give out my work number, so was confused, and I´m not a registered Democrat or someone who supports "progressive" politics, so even more confused. But, she was a nice young woman and kept apologizing, probably expecting me to yell at her. I didn´t. Told her I had already voted and wished her candidate good luck. But, I wonder if this guy won´t give our guy a run for his money. Thompson appears to be trying to be a lefty version of Pompeo: former military, lawyer, family man, all around good guy and patriot. Pushing the right buttons: jobs, education, veterans. He´s fighting for our "rural way of life", whatever that is. We´ll see what happens, but we have enough people angry with Brownback that we might be surprised.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 4/11/2017 5:41:21 PM     (No. 11218650)

I predict he will win in a close election. Despite the fact that dems are finding votes right now in storage sheds, Remember Gorsuch was confirmed as SCOTUS with more no votes than any other justice in history.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dvc, 4/12/2017 12:27:16 AM     (No. 11218918)

What #6 says.

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