Republican Ron Estes emerged victorious Tuesday in the special election to fill Kansas’ empty seat in Congress, dispelling fears that the first major race of the election cycle could end with Democrats flipping control of a seat that the GOP has held for over two decades.
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President Trump cut a last-minute robocall for Republican Ron Estes in the special election to fill Kansas’ empty seat in Congress – raising the stakes in the race and fueling speculation over whether the contest has become too close for comfort for the GOP.
Today, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be in Kansas to campaign for GOP House candidate Ron Estes to replace Mike Pompeo. Vice President Pence has recorded robocalls for Estes. Estes is facing a pro-abortion Democrat named James Thompson. This Democrat supports late-term abortions and wants taxpayers to pay for it. Thompson also supports sex-selection abortions.
“Our children receive the best possible education when decisions are made at the local and state level. Unfortunately, under this Administration, the Department of Education incentivized and coerced states into implementing Common Core education standards. I wanted the commitment of the nominee that he will respect the intent as well as the explicit and binding prohibition on federal incentives for education standards like Common Core that are now law.”
On Monday morning, Tea Party Express Executive Director Taylor Budowich was joined by a large and enthusiastic group of local Tea Party members to announce our endorsement of Senator Pat Roberts for U.S. Senate at a unity event in Wichita, Kansas. Our endorsement of Senator Roberts followed endorsements of the Senator from conservative superstars like Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin.
Rick Santorum won a major victory over the weekend in Kansas. He trounced his opponents in the primary by taking 51% of the vote – a 30 point win over Romney. Gingrich won 14%; Paul won 13%. Santorum won 32 of the 40 Kansas delegates. The game is on! The next primaries are in Alabama,