Kobach burst out of the gates as the presumed leader in the 2018 race for Kansas governor given his towering name ID. But a series of stumbles, including a poll that had him deadlocked with Jeff Colyer, have some questioning that status
The problem with revisions to the Dodd-Frank law has little to do with community banks and everything to do with the continued oversight of the nation’s largest institutions. Democrats are split over whether that oversight will continue at satisfactory levels.
Kansas state Sen. Laura Kelly is largely unknown in the Johnson-Wyandotte County area, but she has former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius behind her, which will help a lot in her bid to win the Democratic nomination for governor.
The scandal enveloping Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens over his affair and allegations of blackmail offers a reminder that electing an experienced politician who has been thoroughly vetted might not be such a bad idea.
Greg Orman, a likely independent candidate for Kansas governor, could wind up handing the 2018 race to the wildly controversial Kris Kobach, a development that would give Orman a unique place in state history.