Topics

Pat Roberts
In tight Kansas race, football coach says he fumbled endorsement
In tight Kansas race, football coach says he fumbled endorsement

In politics, sometimes winning a coveted endorsement is a welcome jolt to a campaign. Other times, it’s an unexpected headache. Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign encountered the latter scenario this week when a beloved football coach publicly announced his support for the struggling Kansas Republican -- then but quickly seemed to wish he’d announced it a little bit more quietly. Roberts' campaign touted the backing from Kansas State University head coach Bill Snyder on Thursday in a news release and a statewide television commercial. The ad features Snyder, sitting and facing the camera, explaining that he has no doubt about who he’ll support. “My good...

Loading