Topeka Kansas political candidates are touting endorsements from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and the National Federation of Independent Business.
Romney is a potential Republican presidential hopeful in 2012. He has endorsed Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas and GOP nominee and state Sen. Tim Huelskamp in the 1st District of western and central Kansas.
The NFIB supports Republican gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, as well as Congressman Jerry Moran, the GOP nominee for Brownback's Senate seat.
State Treasurer Dennis McKinney, a Democrat, has the endorsement of the Friends of the Family Farm Coalition. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland has the backing of former state Republican state Rep. Bill Kassebaum, son of former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker.