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Rick Santorum, Kelly Ayotte headline Missouri GOP Lincoln Days gathering in KC

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Rick Santorum, who won the 2012 Missouri presidential primary, will be the featured speaker at a banquet at the 2015 Reagan Lincoln Days event in Kansas City.

The event, from Feb. 20-22, also will feature New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, who is seeking re-election to a second term next year.

The gathering will be at the downtown Marriott at 200 W. 12th St.

Also on the weekend agenda: The state GOP committee will be electing a new party chairman to succeed Ed Martin, who dropped out of the race Monday. His successor is expected to be John Hancock, a former statewide candidate and party executive director who also is a radio host and GOP consultant.

(Hancock, btw, does a killer imitation of John Ashcroft, among many others).

In the crowd that weekend will be numerous candidates for statewide office, including gubernatorial candidates Tom Schweich and Catherine Hanaway.

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