The 2014 U.S. Senate candidate in Kansas may be looking at a second run in 2016, but he can’t get a resolution from a state board that’s investigating him over 2010 Facebook posts showing X-ray images of gunshot victims with joking commentary. He suspects there’s political motivation behind the lag.
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