IDAHO: Republican Sen. Mike Crapo has little to fear from Democratic nominee Jerry Sturgill as he seeks a fourth term. The incumbent was elected to the Senate in 1998 with 70 percent of the vote, and was unopposed in 2004. Crapo won a third term in 2010 with 71 percent. Sturgill, an attorney and businessman, is a newcomer to politics. As of June 30, he had just under $500,000 in the bank, compared to just over $5 million for Crapo. The race is in the Solid Republican column. KANSAS: The 2014 cycle proved to be as interesting as elections get in Kansas. From a very vulnerable Republican Governor to a competitive GOP Senate primary and then a Senate general election that featured a Republican incumbent, a self-funding independent and a Libertarian but no Democratic nominee, there was no shortage of political intrigue to keep voters engaged. That is probably good news for Republican Sen. Jerry Moran as he seeks a second term this cycle. Radiologist Milton Wolf, who challenged Sen. Pat Roberts in the GOP primary in 2014, declined to
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