October 26, 2016

With Drag Of Brownback, Trump, Kansas’s 3rd Congressional District Race Tightens

Nobody saw this coming. A Kansas congressional race so big that President Obama has weighed in with his endorsement of the Democrat. But such is the unexpectedly tight race for the 3rd Congressional District. Here’s the thing about the race between incumbent Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder and Democrat Jay Sidie: it feels like a race for state legislature rather than a …

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October 26, 2016

Inside the Democrats’ narrow path to the House majority

**Kansas’s 3rd District: The curveball In a few districts, it’s not just about Trump, it turns out. In a late push to oust incumbent GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder, Democrats are seizing on the unpopularity of Kansas’s Republican governor, Sam Brownback. Yoder’s opponent, financial consultant and political neophyte Jay Sidie, is arguing to his suburban Kansas City district that Yoder’s trickle-down tax policies are the same as those …

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October 25, 2016

JAY SIDIE FOR CONGRESS OVER DISAPPOINTING KEVIN YODER

According to polls, Democrat Jay Sidie is surging and Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder is surprisingly struggling in the race for the 3rd District seat representing Kansas in the U.S. House of Representatives. That’s great to hear. Sidie is a financial counselor and businessman, not an experienced politician. He didn’t exactly trounce the rest of the field in the Democratic primary. …

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October 24, 2016

Obama endorses Jay Sidie for Congress in Kansas’ 3rd District

Democrat Jay Sidie, challenging U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder for Kansas’ 3rd District seat, picked up President Barack Obama’s endorsement Monday. Obama said Sidie agreed with him on abortion, Social Security and reforming student loan debt. “Jay Sidie is the kind of tough and smart leader who will build on all we’ve accomplished and take our nation forward,” Obama said in …

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October 24, 2016

President Barack Obama endorses Democrat Jay Sidie in Kansas congressional race

Democrat striving to unseat GOP incumbent Yoder in 3rd District President Barack Obama endorsed a roster of 30 House candidates Monday that included the Kansas Democratic congressional rival of three-term Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder. Democrat Jay Sidie stood to gain from Obama’s deeper reach into congressional campaigns as the nation moved closer to the Nov. 8 election. Yoder’s 3rd …

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October 11, 2016

Sidie pulls closer to Yoder, according to poll from Dems

Democrat Jay Sidie is gaining ground in the race against Rep. Kevin Yoder for a Kansas congressional seat, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The Johnson County businessman still trails Yoder by 4 points in the three-way race for the 3rd District House seat. That’s a boost from a poll the campaign released last …

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October 8, 2016

As fallout from release of Trump tape broadens, Rep. Yoder issues statement saying GOP nominee was ‘right to apologize’

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder appeared at the KU Medical Center research facility in Fairway last week. The release of a tape in which presidential nominee Donald Trump is heard taken about women in exceptionally lewd fashion sent shockwaves throughout the Republican party Friday, with House Speaker Paul Ryan disinviting Trump to a weekend campaign event in Wisconsin. Asked whether he …

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