National Republicans make large ad buy for Kansas House race
April 7, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic candidate James Thompson accused national Republicans Thursday of trying to buy a Kansas House seat by making a large advertising buy less than a week before the nation's first congressional election since Donald Trump won the White House.
His comments came following a candidate event at Wichita State University in which Republican Ron Estes failed to show up, the latest in 10 candidate forums and debates Estes has skipped during the campaign. Estes has attended three others.
"I think it shows how desperate they are," Thompson said. "Rather than have a cand...