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Kurtis Lee

Kurtis Lee is a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, who frequently reports on how Trump administration policies affect states, the nation's debate over guns and marijuana legalization sweeping the country. Prior to joining The Times in August 2014, Lee worked for three years at the Denver Post and covered state and national politics. He’s also reported from the scenes of destructive wildfires and mass shootings and was a member of the Post staff that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the Aurora theater shooting. He’s a Colorado native and a graduate of Temple University.
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Kris Kobach, a staunch Trump ally

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has ended his campaign to keep his job, conceding the Republican primary to Kris Kobach, whose forceful condemnations of illegal immigration over the years have catapulted him to the national stage and won him the admiration of President Trump.

Kansas GOP primary for governor — a test of Trump's power to sway state elections — too close to call

Kris Kobach, an anti-immigration firebrand endorsed by President Trump, looks to win the Kansas Republican primary over moderate incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer. A Kobach win could be considered a boost for Democrats here this fall.

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