Topeka The two leading Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Kansas have scheduled a televised debate Tuesday evening.
The 6 p.m. debate between Congressmen Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt will be broadcast from the Topeka studios of KSNT, the local NBC affiliate.
Tiahrt and Moran are seeking the GOP nomination for the Senate seat now held by Sam Brownback, who's running this year for governor.
Tiahrt has represented the 4th Congressional District of south-central Kansas since 1995. Moran has represented the 1st District of western and central Kansas since 1997.
Also on the ballot in the Aug. 3 Republican primary are Robert Londerholm, of Overland Park, and Tom Little, of Mound City.
Five candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination.