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Kansas senator's consensus building may cost him support

 

December 30, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — As Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts decides whether to seek another term, observers say his style of traditional bipartisan consensus building might now be a liability in a polarized political world.

That style was on display as Roberts, 82, maneuvered the 2018 farm bill through Congress with support from both parties — a move ultimately embraced by President Donald Trump as a rare bipartisan success

But McClatchy Newspapers reports that to some GOP critics, Roberts' work across the aisle resulted in what they call a deeply flawed and costly farm bill that represent...



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