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Greg Orman, the independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Kansas, talks to supporters during a campaign stop Wednesday at a farm near Lawrence. Orman is running against longtime incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.
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Greg Orman, the independent candidate for U.S. Senate from Kansas, talks to supporters during a campaign stop Wednesday at a farm near Lawrence. Orman is running against longtime incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.

Control of U.S. Senate could turn on 2 independents’ moves

After the results of midterm elections are known next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate: Maine Independent Sen. Angus King and Greg Orman of Kansas, an independent candidate trying to oust Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.

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