Huckabee, Santorum make last-minute push for Bruning in Nebraska

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) made a last-minute push Tuesday to get Nebraska voters to the polls and voting for state Attorney General Jon Bruning (R).

The longstanding front-runner in the GOP primary for Nebraska’s open Senate seat, Bruning has seen his position of dominance in the race upended over the past week by state Sen. Deb Fischer (R), whom polls show to be surging.

Huckabee, who endorsed Bruning in May 2011, recorded a robocall going out to Nebraska voters in which he calls Bruning his good friend and notes his conservative record on abortion and gun rights.

“Jon is a proven conservative who has led the constitutional challenge to ObamaCare,” says Huckabee.

Santorum, another Bruning supporter, took to Twitter to encourage Nebraskans to support his favored candidate:

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