WASHINGTON (AP) _ Republican Sen. Pat Roberts has widened his financial lead over Democratic challenger Jim Slattery in the Kansas Senate campaign.
Campaign finance reports show Roberts with a better than 12-to-1 advantage in cash on hand over Slattery, a former congressman from Topeka.
Slattery raised about $532,000 from July 17 to Sept. 30 and had $145,000 cash on hand at the end of the period.
Roberts raised nearly $954,000 over the same period and finished with $1.8 million on hand.
In all, Roberts has raised more than $5.2 million so far in his campaign for a third term. Slattery has raised nearly $1.4 million since entering the race earlier this year.
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