Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Iraq War veteran pursues run for Yoder’s seat, sets up likely Democratic primary fight

Joe McConnell, an Army veteran who was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq, will run for U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder’s seat as a Democrat. McConnell will likely face off against Jay Sidie, the 2016 Democratic nominee, in a primary.

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Iraq War vet explains decision to run for Congress

Joe McConnell, a veteran, will run as a Democrat for a seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, an Overland Park Republican.
Bryan Lowry The Kansas City Star
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Iraq War vet explains decision to run for Congress

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