Backlash in Kansas ousts at least 11 conservative lawmakers
August 3, 2016
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Senate leader and at least 10 other conservative Kansas legislators have lost their seats as moderate Republicans made GOP primary races a referendum on education funding and the state's persistent budget woes.
Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce was among the lawmakers ousted amid a backlash against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his allies.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Too many Republicans were fed up with state legislators acting as rubber stamps for Gov. Brownbacks' crazy trickle-down economics.
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