Republican field for 2nd Congressional District grows to 7


Four-term conservative state Sen. Dennis Pyle on Wednesday joined the mushrooming Republican field for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District.

Pyle, a Hiawatha Republican, announced his plans to run for the seat now being vacated by GOP incumbent Lynn Jenkins.

"There is a lot of talk about the number of candidates in the primary, but one thing is certain—no matter how crowded the field, there is always room for a genuine, proven conservative," Pyle said in an email to sent to reporters.

"Conservatives in the 2nd district are still looking for someone to unite behind," he said.  "Most voters base . . .


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