And the race is on

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Opinion

January 7, 2019 - 11:57 AM

The news that Sen. Pat Roberts will not seek re-election has got political pundits already positing viable candidates for the 2020 election. After all, it’s only 660 days away, give or take.

For Republicans, the field is wide and deep.

If job security is on his mind, Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, would quickly rise to the top of the list. Pompeo skyrocketed from a little-known congressman to a household name when President Trump appointed him first as director of the Central Intelligence Agency and then as Secretary of State to replace ousted Rex Tillerson in March of 2018.

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