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 . . .