GOP U.S. Senate candidates race to embrace Trump


The first debate pitting three major candidates for U.S. Senate against each other was marked by sometimes testy exchanges as Kris Kobach, Roger Marshall and Susan Wagle battled over who supports President Donald Trump the most.

In an hourlong debate at the state Republican convention, Kobach, Marshall and Wagle sought to gain the conservative high ground as they worked to sway party loyalists in what is anticipated to be a hard-fought primary.

Republican David Lindstrom could not attend Saturday's debate after undergoing surgery for kidney stones.

Kobach, Marshall and Wagle portrayed themselves as uncompromising conservatives who back . . .


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