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Liddy Dole donates to Tiahrt; Brett goes with Moran

Elizabeth Dole has donated to Republican Todd Tiahrt’s campaign for the U.S. Senate in Kansas.

So has the son of Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.

The donations may or may not indicate where their famous relations stand in the primary race between Tiahrt, the congressman from Wichita, and Jerry Moran, the congressman from Hays.

Moran’s camp, meantime, is boasting of getting the backing of Royals great George Brett, who is taking part in a fund-raising event for Moran within the next few weeks.

Elizabeth Dole, a former North Carolina senator and wife of former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole, contributed $1,000 on Feb. 18.

David Roberts, son of Sen. Pat Roberts, donated $1,000 on March 18, 2009, and $250 more on Nov. 23.

Neither Bob Dole or Pat Roberts have indicated publicly that they back any one candidate in the race.