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Huelskamp last on bipartisanship; Moran among best

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Hutchinson/Fowler, is the least bipartisan of any U.S. House member, according to a new study by the Lugar Center and Georgetown University. The study examined how often lawmakers sponsored or co-sponsored legislation that was also supported by members of the other political party. Huelskamp’s last-place ranking wasn’t a huge surprise but is still striking. And embarrassing. Meanwhile, Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., was among the most bipartisan members of the Senate, ranking ninth. “It is my responsibility to represent our entire state – both Republicans and Democrats alike,” Moran said in an e-mail to the Topeka Capital-Journal. The rankings of Kansas’ other delegation members were: Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., 63rd (out of 98 ranked); Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, 254th (out of 422 ranked); Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Overland Park, 207th; and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, 166th. – Phillip Brownlee

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