Kansas Senate race gains national attention with approval of Democrat's withdrawal
National attention is turning to Kansas as the possible key to the balance of power in the U.S. Senate with the withdrawal of the Democratic nominee and the continued lead in polls by independent candidate Greg Orman.
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Senate race in Kansas is suddenly the most scrutinized contest in the country. Republicans are scrambling to protect a longtime incumbent. Bob Dole is back on the campaign trail. The state's Democrats have no candidate and are trying to say as little about that as possible.