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In Kansas, the kid stays on the ballot

What does it say about Kansas that three teenagers are running for governor?

All three high school students say they are serious contenders to succeed Gov. Sam Brownback, whose administration has by all accounts been an absolute flop. In less than five years, Brownback's firm belief that the state could tax-cut its way to prosperity proved to be a horrendous debacle. The promised flood of private sector jobs never materialized. Could these high-schoolers do any worse?

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