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Roberts on listening tour of the state

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Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Sen. Pat Roberts (R)![][1][(Salina Journal) Bipartisan plan:][2] There have been recurring themes in Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts' two visits to Kansas since August, along with a general plea in the state and at visits around the nation. "Underlying all of this is a feeling on the part of a great majority ... 'Why on earth can't you people in Washington quit blaming each other, and settle down and work together on the issues that you possibly can that affect our daily lives and pocketbooks and the good of the country?' " Roberts said Wednesday during a visit to Salina.Rep. Dennis Moore (D) ![][3][(Washington Post) Panel Labels Armenian Killings Genocide:][4] A House panel voted yesterday to approve calling the mass killings of Armenians that began in 1915 genocide, defying the White House, which warned that the measure could damage U.S.-Turkey relations. The Foreign Affairs Committee passed the nonbinding resolution on a 27 to 21 bipartisan vote. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has promised she will bring the resolution to the full House for a vote. ... Several lawmakers have abandoned their support for the measure since it was introduced by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) in January, including co-sponsors Reps. Phil English (R-Pa.), Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), Bobby Jindal (R-La.), John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Dennis Moore (D-Kan.). [1]: http://roberts.senate.gov/Roberts-020405-18060-080-CFFflipped.jpg [2]: http://www.saljournal.com/rdnews/story/roberts_visit_to_journal_101007 [3]: http://ljworld.com/specials/election04/primary/moore.jpg [4]: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/10/AR2007101001280.html?hpid=moreheadlines

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notnowdear 6 years, 6 months ago

Roberts didn't listen when I told him not to allow the invasion of Iraq. Why would he be listening now, if it weren't for campaigning?

Once he is back in that DC office, he won't be listening anymore. At least, not to Kansans. He probably suffers from deafness due to Cheney ear wax. No one wants to be wellstoned.

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