Sebelius to Kansas, rest of world: “Nope”
04/18/2014 12:47 PM
04/18/2014 12:48 PM
Kathleen Sebelius stepped all over the silly talk this week that she was considering a run this year for the U.S. Senate from Kansas.
She’s not, the former Kansas governorsaid via a spokesperson
“Secretary Sebelius is continuing her important work at H.H.S. and is not considering a run for the Senate,” the spokeswoman said.
It may have been true that some Democrats were interested in seeing her do it. But this had “no way” stamped all over it from the moment The New York Times floated this chatter a few days ago.
For one thing, Republican incumbent Pat Roberts would’ve killed her. Obamacare, which Sebelius owns, is as popular in Kansas as droughts.
And two, she’s tired from the tough years at HHS.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.