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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Feb 8, 2013 08:13 AM CST

Driving through Kansas last week I caught a radio ad, repeatedly, in which a married couple assailed the possibility that they could lose their home mortgage deduction. They ripped politicians for wanting to take more of their tax deductions and refund in the process.

The ad wasn't going after Congress or the Obama administration. It was going after Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. The ad was sponsored by the Kansas Realtors Association, which has become one of the biggest critics of a plan by Brownback to overhaul the state income-tax system.

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