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Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
Topic - Pat Roberts
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts has maintained his fundraising advantage over fellow Republican Dr. Milton Wolf in their Kansas primary race according to the latest reports filed with federal election officials.
Despite the rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov and her decision to leave President Obama's cabinet next month, Democrats are urging Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to run for a Senate seat in Kansas against her old friend, Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, The New York Times said.
Tea party challenges to Republican senators are fizzling across the country, leaving Mississippi as the only state where a longtime Republican officeholder is seriously endangered by a primary threat from his right.
A Kansas physician trying to unseat three-term U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary picked up the endorsement of a national tea party group Thursday, and a northeast Kansas prosecutor confirmed that he's running as a Democrat.
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts' first television ad in his race for re-election this year attacks his physician-opponent in the Republican primary for posting graphic X-ray images on Facebook, and the spot began airing Wednesday on cable stations across the state.
A Kansas physician trying to oust three-term U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary said Monday that he's the target of a "Washington hit job" that led to news reports about him posting graphic images of gunshot victims on Facebook.
A tea party-backed Kansas radiologist who is trying to unseat longtime Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts has apologized for posting X-ray photos of fatal gunshot wounds and medical injuries on his personal Facebook page several years ago, but he called the revelation about the images the work of a desperate incumbent.
Pat Roberts has amassed one of the most conservative records in the Senate, so it was a surprise to many analysts this year when a Republican primary challenger vowed to run to the three-term senator's right.
After sidestepping the issue for weeks, President Obama on Thursday apologized to Americans who are losing their health insurance despite his repeated and emphatic promises that it wouldn't happen.
Ten Republican senators asked President Obama on Thursday to fire his top health official because the problems tied to the federal Obamacare website are "profound, systemic and undeniable."
Problems associated with the rollout of the new health care law have led at least one Republican lawmaker to call for the resignation of President Obama's top health official.
Many states are "gaming" entitlement programs that involve state-federal partnerships to maximize the number of federal dollars flowing to the states while minimizing their own input, senators said this week.
"Et tu, GOP?" tweeted writer and comedian Stephen Kruiser upon watching the Republicans cave to President Obama's so-called "fiscal cliff" tax and spending hikes. "Kidding, I knew you had the knife."
The top Democrat and Republican on a key Senate panel say Congress should look deeply into what led to the collapse of MF Global, a trading firm run by one of their former colleagues.
"It shows Kansans recognize my efforts in behalf of our state and agree with my conservative record of working to repeal and replace Obamacare and restore a constitutional government in Washington," Roberts said.
The images, and blithe commentary about them, were "inappropriate," Roberts said.