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Outside groups spend more on Wolf than Roberts in Kansas Senate primary, figures show

Sen. Pat Roberts and Milton Wolf
Sen. Pat Roberts and Milton Wolf

Kansas Senate challenger Milton Wolf has received more outside help than incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts for the Aug. 5 primary, according to the Campaign Finance Institute.

Outside groups have spent $570,904 either opposing Roberts or supporting Wolf. The money has come from Senate Conservatives Action, the Senate Conservatives Fund, The Madison Action Fund, and the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund.

Roberts has picked up support from the National Rifle Assn. Political Victory Fund and the American Hospital Assn. PAC. They’ve spent $236,817.