FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, Greg Orman, right, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, discusses his campaign during a news conference, as his wife, Sybil, watches to his left in Topeka, Kan. Orman got 43 percent of the vote against three-term incumbent Republican Pat Roberts. Running that campaign was Jim Jonas, a Charlotte native and scion of one of the area’s most respected Republican families.
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, Greg Orman, right, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, discusses his campaign during a news conference, as his wife, Sybil, watches to his left in Topeka, Kan. Orman got 43 percent of the vote against three-term incumbent Republican Pat Roberts. Running that campaign was Jim Jonas, a Charlotte native and scion of one of the area’s most respected Republican families. John Hanna AP
FILE - In this July 28, 2014, file photo, Greg Orman, right, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, discusses his campaign during a news conference, as his wife, Sybil, watches to his left in Topeka, Kan. Orman got 43 percent of the vote against three-term incumbent Republican Pat Roberts. Running that campaign was Jim Jonas, a Charlotte native and scion of one of the area’s most respected Republican families. John Hanna AP

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