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Kansans in 55 percent of Congress supported by NRA

Of the nearly $3.8 million in campaign contributions made by the National Rifle Association to 294 current members of Congress, according to the Washington Post, a total $91,450 has gone to Kansas’ all-Republican delegation. The amounts: Sen. Jerry Moran, $23,850; Sen. Pat Roberts, $23,800; Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Overland Park, $16,900; Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, $10,950; Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, $8,000; and Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler/Hutchinson, $7,950. – Rhonda Holman