Thornburgh will face Sen. Sam Brownback in the August 2010
Republican primary for governor. Brownback hasn't publicly
announced, but he's formed a campaign committee and is raising
Many Republicans consider Brownback the leading candidate,
leading them to speculate about how long Thornburgh will stay in
But Thornburgh said Saturday: ``I am not getting out of the
governor's race. I am not running for secretary of state again.''
Thornburgh is serving his fourth term as secretary of state,
having first been elected in 1994.