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Senate Passes $607B Defense Bill With Ban On Transferring Gitmo Detainees

The Senate-passed, $607 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) would, among its other provisions, ban the transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to mainland American prisons. This would effectively checkmate President Obama’s plans to close the Guantanamo detention facility.

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Walker-for-President Effort Hires Another Controversial Anti-Conservative In Brad Dayspring

Dayspring was undoubtedly effective at crushing conservative primary challengers to longtime Republican senators and helping Republicans take over the U.S. Senate. But his tactics throughout his career have been so brutal and personal, he’s become a larger-than-life personality in politics—someone who often overshadows whoever his boss is—and sometimes border on reckless.

Pat Roberts: 'We Have to Rely on the Power of the Purse' to Stop Obama

Pat Roberts: 'We Have to Rely on the Power of the Purse' to Stop Obama

On Laura Ingraham’s Friday radio broadcast, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) explained why relying on a court case wouldn’t be the only step in tackling President Barack Obama’s perceived overreach with his executive power, in particular in dealing with immigration. Roberts

Sen. Pat Roberts: Block Funding for Obama Executive Amnesty

Sen. Pat Roberts: Block Funding for Obama Executive Amnesty

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) tells Breitbart News he supports a strategy by incoming Senate Budget Committee chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to cut off funding for President Barack Obama’s planned executive amnesty. “The American people have just elected a new

Pat Roberts: 'I've Heard My Marching Orders' to Stay Conservative

Pat Roberts: 'I've Heard My Marching Orders' to Stay Conservative

After surviving a primary challenge and winning a general election, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) declared that he heard his “marching orders” from Kansas voters to be conservative. “I’ve heard my marching orders loud and clear,” Roberts, a Marine veteran, said

Kansas Pro-Life Voting Bloc Could Win Race for Pat Roberts

Kansas Pro-Life Voting Bloc Could Win Race for Pat Roberts

The pro-life vote in Kansas is shaping up to be a bloc that could win the race for U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R) on Tuesday. As The Hill reports, Roberts, who is in a virtual tie with independent candidate Greg

Milton Wolf Endorses Pat Roberts

Milton Wolf Endorses Pat Roberts

Dr. Milton Wolf, who unsuccessfully challenged Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) in this year’s primary announced his endorsement of Roberts on Thursday’s “Mark Levin Show.” “We live in a difficult time, I think our republic is in trouble…in Harry Reid you

Milton Wolf Endorses Pat Roberts as Means to Boost Ted Cruz, Mike Lee

Milton Wolf Endorses Pat Roberts as Means to Boost Ted Cruz, Mike Lee

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts gained a somewhat reluctant endorsement Thursday from his former Republican primary challenger, Milton Wolf, who urged Kansans to vote for the long-time incumbent despite their misgivings. In a message posted on his

Kansas Gov and Senate Races Up For Grabs

With a week to go before Kansas voters go to the polls, two new surveys indicate both the race for the governorship and the senate are in toss-up territory. “Democrat Paul Davis leads Gov. Sam Brownback 46 percent to 43

Bob Dole: I Want Mitt To Run In 2016

Bob Dole: I Want Mitt To Run In 2016

Former failed presidential candidate Bob Dole endorsed another former failed presidential candidate for 2016. Romney joined Dole for a rally for Sen. Pat Roberts who is facing a tough challenge from his independent rival Greg Orman. Dole lost to former

T Minus 11: Dems Struggling to Escape Obama

T Minus 11: Dems Struggling to Escape Obama

A top Democrat pollster summed up the challenge facing Democrats in the election just over a week away. “I think Obama being so unpopular is the biggest factor in this election,” Tom Jensen, a pollster with the left-leaning firm Public Policy

Pat Roberts: Elect Me to Put Harry Reid Out to Pasture

Pat Roberts: Elect Me to Put Harry Reid Out to Pasture

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World With Neil Cavuto,” Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) said the balance of power in the U.S. Senate is a key issue in the Kansas race. Roberts said, “Basically the people of Kansas got it

Democrats Try To Deflect Blame For Ebola Outbreak, Fail Abysmally

Democrats Try To Deflect Blame For Ebola Outbreak, Fail Abysmally

A ridiculous and over-the-top ad produced by a progressive non-profit blames Republican budget cuts for the Ebola outbreak in an attempt to deflect criticism away from the incompetent Obama administration. Via RCP: The Agenda Project is a progressive non-profit political

Sen Pat Roberts: I'm 'Convinced' Valerie Jarrett Tied to IRS Scandal

Sen Pat Roberts: I'm 'Convinced' Valerie Jarrett Tied to IRS Scandal

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) declared that he was “convinced” that “Valerie Jarrett was involved” in the IRS’ targeting of Tea Party groups on Friday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.” “If you follow the communications, if we can get it, right up to

'Prairie Fire' Ted Cruz Kicks Off Sen. Pat Roberts' Kansas Bus Tour

'Prairie Fire' Ted Cruz Kicks Off Sen. Pat Roberts' Kansas Bus Tour

WICHITA, Kansas–“Ted Cruz came roaring into the Senate in 2012, a lot like a prairie fire,” Sen. Pat Roberts said, introducing Cruz to an audience here. Roberts pointed out that a prairie fire was just what Washington needed. “We have

Kansas's Pat Roberts Attacks 'Independent' Greg Orman as Pro-Amnesty Liberal

Kansas's Pat Roberts Attacks 'Independent' Greg Orman as Pro-Amnesty Liberal

On Friday, Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) attacked his “Independent” challenger Greg Orman for supporting “a path to citizenship” for 11 million illegal aliens. Appearing on Laura Ingraham’s national radio show, Roberts said, “[Orman] says he that wants to grant citizenship

Pat Roberts: 'I Will Always Fight Amnesty'

Pat Roberts: 'I Will Always Fight Amnesty'

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) declared his opposition to granting amnesty for illegal immigrants and contrasted this with his Independent opponent’s support for amnesty on Friday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” “[Orman] says he that wants to grant citizenship to all illegal aliens

Palin to Campaign with Roberts in Kansas

Palin to Campaign with Roberts in Kansas

Former Alaska Gov and GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin will campaign with vulnerable establishment Republican Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas as a “special guest” at an Independence, Kansas event on Thursday. Palin joins a list of several predictable, more establishment Republicans now

GOP May Lose Kansas For Backing Roberts

It should be noted that the poll is from Democrat-aligned Public Policy Polling but if the numbers prove out, the establishment GOP that threw everything it had at propping up an aging Pat Roberts in Kansas during a bruising primary

'Push Poll' Shows Kansas Senate Race is Tied

'Push Poll' Shows Kansas Senate Race is Tied

A poll conducted by Survey USA for Wichita, Kansas television station KSN released Monday shows incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and independent challenger Greg Orman are virtually tied, but the questions that produced the result are fairly suggestive. The poll,

Kansas Senate Race is a Mess

The Kansas Senate race involving Republican Pat Roberts has gone from ridiculous, to the bizarre with one candidates desire to have himself removed from the ballot in question and, quite possibly, responsible for driving a final outcome in the race.

Pat Roberts in Trouble in Kansas?

The Republican establishments inability to let go of tired old dogs and allow room for new, fresh thinkers to break through may yet cause them a problem in the Kansas Senate race. “Democrat Chad Taylor has dropped out of the