Republicans hope for a ‘new’ Kris Kobach in Kansas AG race


              In this photo from Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, Chris Mann, the Democratic candidate for Kansas attorney general, answers questions as he stands out police headquarters in Lawrence, Kan. Mann is a former Lawrence police officer who was injured on duty and then became a local prosecutor and Mothers Against Drunk Driving national board member. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
            
              In this photo from Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, Kris Kobach, then the Kansas secretary of state and the Republican nominee for Kansas governor, rides in a parade in a jeep with a replica machine gun in Baldwin City, Kan. The jeep was the signature prop in Kobach's campaign for governor that year, which he lost to Democrat Laura Kelly. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
            
              In this May 1998 family photo, Chris Mann, right, now the Democratic nominee for Kansas attorney general, stands with his father, left, in his new Lawrence police uniform, in Lawrence, Kansas. Mann would later be injured on duty and forced to give up his career as an officer before becoming a lawyer, a prosecutor in Kansas City, Kansas, and a national board member for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. (Chris Mann via AP)
            
              In this photo from Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, Kris Kobach, the Republican nominee for Kansas attorney general, makes a short speech at the start of a bus tour across Kansas for GOP candidates in Topeka, Kan. Many Republicans say they're seeing a "new," calmer, steadier Kobach this year after he lost the 2018 race for Kansas governor and a U.S. Senate primary in 2020. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
            
              Kris Kobach, the Republican candidate for Kansas attorney general, ponders a question from reporters during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Topeka, Kansas. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Republicans hope for a ‘new’ Kris Kobach in Kansas AG race