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By John Hana 

'Vanilla' Kansas GOP congressman struggles versus unique foe

 

October 5, 2018



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder has never been in this much danger of losing his eastern Kansas congressional seat, not even when his 10-second nude swim in the Sea of Galilee made international headlines.

Yoder, seeking his fifth term, is one of 25 GOP incumbents running for re-election in a district that President Donald Trump lost in 2016. He trailed his novice Democratic opponent in a recent poll, and the House Republican campaign committee canceled $1.2 million in ad spending.

Now Democrat Sharice Davids is even acting a bit like an incumbent — dropping out of a deb...



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