TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A spokesman for U.S. Senate challenger Milton Wolf has acknowledged he initially failed to pay Kansas income taxes in 2000, resulting in a state warrant before the bill was paid off. Senator Pat Roberts' campaign raised the issue in a campaign mailer this week, just days before Tuesday's primary.
OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas congresswoman Lynn Jenkins faces a Republican primary tea party challenger who accuses her voting to allow the indefinite detention of American citizens. Joshua Tucker of Pittsburg also said Friday that the House's GOP leaders aren't doing enough to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A political action committee that has spent more than $260,000 on ads criticizing Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp says all the money is coming from concerned Kansas farmers. Now or Never spokesman Tyler Harber said in an emailed statement yesterday that no Washington lobbyists or special interest groups have been involved in its efforts in the state's 1st Congressional District.
SEDAN, Kan. (AP) - An aging Labrador retriever who walked 30 miles back to a Kansas family who didn't want her took a private jet to her new home with a Florida heiress. Kelsey Loyd, with the Chautauqua County Animal Shelter in southern Kansas, says the dog, named Lady, was adopted by Helen Rich. KWCH-TV says the heiress sent an assistant to Kansas in a private jet to pick up Lady. The dog arrived in Tampa late Thursday.
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