With a 31 percentage point lead in polls on his Democratic challenger for governor, Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., didn't need to be strategic in picking a running mate. If his choice of physician and state Sen. Jeff Colyer, R-Overland Park, does anything, it suggests that Brownback was thinking like-minded rather than big tent. It also confirms that Johnson County counts.
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