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Kansas lawmakers seeking federal offices free to raise money


December 8, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers who are running for federal office are free to accept campaign contributions from lobbyists despite a state rule limiting such contributions during the legislative session.

The state limit on lawmakers accepting lobbyist contributions during the session doesn't apply to federal elections.

So state Senate President Susan Wagle, state Sen. Barbara Bollier and state Rep. Troy Waymaster are all free to raise money for their Congressional campaigns. Wagle, a Republican, and Bollier, a Democrat, are both running for U.S. Senate. Waymaster is a Republican ru...

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