In a summer filled with GOP name-dropping in Kansas' primary contests, former Kansas Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker's endorsement of state Sen. Jean Schodorf, R-Wichita, for the 4th Congressional District stands out. Kassebaum Baker's thoughtful, balanced, 19-year Senate record looks particularly admirable in hindsight during these stridently partisan days, and won her lasting good will among Kansans. But will her endorsement of Schodorf as the "clear choice" help the candidate, who was a distant third in last month's SurveyUSA poll?
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