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Lots of tea partiers in Kansas

In a Rasmussen Reports poll indicating Sam Brownback's lead over Democratic challenger Tom Holland (59 to 31 percent) is holding strong in the governor's race, the bigger news was that 69 percent of Kansans surveyed support repealing the health care reform (compared with 60 percent nationally). Meanwhile, 27 percent of Kansas voters surveyed consider themselves members of the tea party movement, compared with just 16 percent nationally.