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Trump's tweet could tip Kansas GOP governor primary


August 8, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer spent months bolstering his credentials in the Republican primary for governor, but it may not be enough after President Donald Trump tweeted his backing for Kris Kobach, a conservative agitator for strict immigration and voter ID laws.

Colyer raised more money than Kobach, received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association, brandished his anti-abortion credentials and had the backing of Kansas political legend Bob Dole.

Then, less than 24 hours before polls opened, Trump endorsed the Kansas secretary of state. It was not a huge surprise...

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