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« on: February 04, 2015, 06:30:55 am »
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It looks like he's already getting a primary challenger :

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Alan LaPolice, who challenged Huelskamp in 2014 and might do so again, describes himself as a conservative, but he was backed by agricultural interests last cycle. And the opposition's favorite prospective candidate, physician Roger Marshall, similarly has described himself as "very conservative" and a "God-fearing Christian," but has also avoided angering the Republican establishment or potential donors, said Huelskamp campaign spokesman Mark Kelly.

Huelskamp noted that Marshall announced he might enter the race shortly after Huelskamp voted against John Boehner for speaker of the House. "It's no surprise that Mr. Marshall announced his interest within a week of my vote for new leadership in the U.S. House," Huelskamp said in a statement. Boehner and other members of the establishment want "another business-as-usual politician" who will go along with the status quo, he said.

(Huelskamp also cited Marshall's "history of writing big checks to liberal Republicans," although those donations generally went to other members of Kansas's congressional delegation, and even included $750 to Huelskamp himself between 2010 and 2012, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.)

Despite his trouble in 2014, Huelskamp still has support from some tea-party groups.
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2015, 06:32:49 am »
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Not too conservative, after all it's a conservative Western Kansas. May be "too tea-party"....
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2015, 05:10:46 pm »
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Ultra conservative or ultra liberal candidates always lose. Proof: Kay Hagan
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2015, 05:18:35 pm »
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Ultra conservative or ultra liberal candidates always lose. Proof: Kay Hagan
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2015, 06:40:56 pm »
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Not too conservative, after all it's a conservative Western Kansas. May be "too tea-party"....

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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2015, 07:45:34 pm »
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LaPolice came out of NOWHERE and almost upset Huelskamp. Probably would have won that primary had he not been from California, not acted in a movie about a gay character, and had some more fundraising prowess/personal funds. Neither of the first two bode well in a socially conservative district like KS-01.
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