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Argument continues over who is most conservative

Rep. Todd Tiahrt (right), R-Goddard, and Rep. Jerry Moran (left), R-Hays, are championing their 96 percent ratings for 2009 by the American Conservative Union. Though they tied, Tiahrt announced in a press release that he was the most conservative member of the Kansas delegation because he has a lifetime ACU rating of 95 percent (Moran has a 92 percent lifetime rating). Moran responded by noting that he received a 96 percent rating in 2009 from the fiscally conservative Club for Growth, while Tiahrt received a 29 percent rating.