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Kansas Husband And Wife Team Run For Governor And Lieutenant Governor

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       It could be the first time a husband and wife have appeared together on a Kansas election ballot.
    A Republican running for Kansas governor has named his wife as his running mate.    
    Former state Senator Jim Barnett announced Thursday that Rosemary Hansen is his choice for lieutenant governor. 
    Hansen has a law degree and a master's of public administration from Harvard. She served 26 years as a foreign service agent for the U.S. State Department, including in Washington and in embassies in Germany, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.
    Barnett noted that Hansen traveled 70,000 miles with him in Kansas over the past 22 months, starting before he launched his campaign.
    He said his wife's knowledge of management will help them make state government more efficient.
    The two married in September.
 

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