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At A Glance: Where Kansas’ U.S. Senate Candidates Stand On The Major Issues

Candidates' campaigns/Crysta Henthorne

Two retired doctors are vying for Kansas’ open U.S. Senate seat but that’s where the similarities end.

Western Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall is supporting President Donald Trump’s agenda pretty much down the line. Democratic state Sen. Barbara Bollier is attempting to ride anti-Trump sentiment in the state’s population centers to an upset victory.

Various polls indicate the race is close. If you’re still undecided, check out our summary of the candidates’ positions on key issues.

Jim McLean is the senior correspondent for the Kansas News Service. You can reach him on Twitter @jmcleanks or email jim (at) kcur (dot) org.

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Jim McLean is an editor and reporter for KCUR 89.3. He is the managing director of KCUR's Kansas News Service, a collaboration between KCUR and other public media stations across Kansas.