Opinion Columns & Blogs

August 25, 2013 12:00 AM

Chapman Rackaway: Moderate Party faces long odds

After the 2012 Republican primary elections, most observers (including me) were ready to carve a headstone marking the death of the Kansas moderate Republican. A resurgent state GOP apparatus rebuilt under conservative leadership methodically consolidated an organizational base, picked off almost all of the moderates still standing in the Kansas Senate, and cemented authority in both chambers of the Legislature as well as the governor’s mansion.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Feud Turns Deadly 03:02

Feud Turns Deadly

Kansas wheat tour finds strong 2016 crop 01:19

Kansas wheat tour finds strong 2016 crop

Franklin's Barber & Beauty Salon: A place for community 01:19

Franklin's Barber & Beauty Salon: A place for community

New Business Pitch: Spaulding Decon 01:24

New Business Pitch: Spaulding Decon

New Business Pitch: Title Farm 01:22

New Business Pitch: Title Farm

Where in the state of Kansas is Michael Pearce? (May 4, 2016) 01:41

Where in the state of Kansas is Michael Pearce? (May 4, 2016)

A family food store in small-town Kansas 01:26

A family food store in small-town Kansas

Lorenzo Cain discusses walk-off hit in Royals' comeback win 00:56

Lorenzo Cain discusses walk-off hit in Royals' comeback win

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process 01:19

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process

Wichita's other Frank Lloyd Wright building 01:37

Wichita's other Frank Lloyd Wright building

Police: Woman killed over parking stall obstruction 02:47

Police: Woman killed over parking stall obstruction

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos