"Never was there ever a more clear voice of more certain conviction and yet a person more willing to work and to have a conversation to solve our state's problems."
- U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, Wichita Eagle
"When I see her on the floor and she stands to take the microphone, there is a silent pause throughout the whole chamber and all eyes are on her and she commands a presence and she commands a message like I haven't seen."
- State Senator Julia Lynn, Kansas City Star
"Wagle has emerged as one of the shrewdest politicians in the state, pulling off political victories in seemingly no-win situations."
- Wichita Eagle
"Senate President Susan Wagle vowed Wednesday to battle Gov. Laura Kelly on Medicaid expansion, school funding and tax policy in the interest of limited government and a responsible budget."
- Fort Leavenworth Lamp
"Wagle has cast herself as one of the most vocal opponent of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly, clashing with her on tax policy and other issues. That role could be an asset as she seeks the nomination against a crowded GOP field."
- Bryan Lowry, Kansas City Star
"(Wagle as the lone female GOP candidate) going to appeal to a lot of people across the state."
- Kelly Arnold, Former Kansas Republican Party Chairman, Kansas City Star
"Susan Wagle has a wealth of experience in the state House and Senate. She is a proven fighter, surviving cancer and being the first woman elected to serve as President of the Senate in Kansas. I respect that kind of strength. "
- Ementi Coary, Gardner-Edgerton Republican Party Chairman, Gardner Edge
“Strong conservative, female” who can “easily” win the general.
- Pete Mundo, KCMO Radio