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Deepen the Bench with Democratic Idol

TOPEKA, Kan. - Since 2006, Republicans have been coming out of the closet and professing their new faith in the Kansas Democratic Party. Call them turncoats, re-born democrats or opportunists -- they all made a decision to join the minority party in Kansas. They are welcome in the KDP and part of an unusual transition in power.

Maybe even more unusual is that a nightly prayer ends like this, "Dear God, please convince Mark Parkinson to run for Governor."

Think about why that is unusual. The former Kansas Republican Party Chairman is now in the clean up spot for the Kansas democrats, and arguably, the ideal candidate on the democratic gubernatorial ticket.

Remember the press when Parkinson became Governor? Not a very high percentage of the general public knew who Mark Parkinson was. What is the solution for the Kansas Democratic Party?

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