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Kansas a preview of all-GOP federal government?

Salon.com's Andrew Leonard pointed to Kansas for clues as to "what complete Republican control of the U.S. government at the federal level would look like," noting work in Topeka on a plan to reduce state income taxes for the wealthy while requiring poor Kansans to newly choose between getting a sales-tax refund on groceries or claiming the earned income tax credit. "The details are different," Leonard wrote, "but the basic outline is similar to the ideas codified in Paul Ryan's Mitt Romney-endorsed budget: We'll pay for tax cuts for the wealthy by cutting services that help the poor."

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