Mike Johanns’ decision to run for the Senate from Nebraska makes it more likely that Republicans will hold Chuck Hagel’s seat. If Bob Kerrey gets in, it will be a dogfight. If not, Johanns has to be considered the favorite. He’d be at least the prohibitive favorite in the primary against Jon Bruning, though Nebraska does have a history of siding with underdogs in these contests, as David Mark recently pointed out in the Politico.
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