UPDATED: Former attorney general to run for Congress


(Updated to show Schmidt had a primary in 2022)

Former Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt is returning to Kansas politics, announcing Friday morning that he will run for the 2nd Congressional District seat that will come open with Congressman Jake LaTurner not seeking reelection.

Coming off a defeat in the 2022 governor's race to Democrat Laura Kelly, Schmidt is jumping into a race that already includes Turner's senior adviser Jeff Kahrs and former Kansas Livestock Association President Shawn Tiffany.

Kahrs and

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