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Sun Sep 1, 2019, 04:13 AM

Kansas Democrat would be first Hindu in U.S. Senate if she wins 2020 race

WASHINGTON -- A Manhattan city official would be the first Hindu to serve in the U.S. Senate if she succeeds in 2020.

Manhattan Mayor Pro Tem Usha Reddi officially kicked off her campaign Thursday for the seat that will be vacated when Republican Sen. Pat Roberts retires at the end of the current term.

A Democrat has not won a Senate race in Kansas since 1932, but Reddi is hopeful that last year’s election provides a guide on how a Democrat can win in the GOP-leaning state. Reddi joins former U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom and former Rep. Nancy Boyda in seeking the Democratic nomination.

“I think there is a path forward. I think Laura Kelly winning the governorship, as well as Sharice Davids winning in her district I think there’s a strong momentum for something different,” Reddi said.

Read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/congress/article234491367.html

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Sun Sep 1, 2019, 08:59 AM

1. Oh,,,,,,her father recently pled guilty to raping her.

She says many women she talks to are sexual assault survivors

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Sun Sep 1, 2019, 11:08 AM

2. This is good news.

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