Republican Falling Behind in Kansas Senate Race

Senator Pat Roberts now trails by 10 points in a state where a Republican hasn't lost a Senate election since 1932.
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Senator Pat Roberts, a Rebublican from Kansas, speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct.10, 2013. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned that the congressional deadlock over the U.S. debt ceiling is 'beginning to stress the financial markets,' and failing to raise it by Oct. 17 could put Social Security and Medicare payments at risk.

Photographer: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Here's something no election analyst would have said two months ago: the toughest U.S. Senate seat for Republicans to hold in the Nov. 4 election is in Kansas.

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