Brownback: Social Conservatives 'Pumped' By Palin

Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) says the selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as John McCain's running mate is a hit with the GOP's religious wing.

He tells NPR's Robert Siegel that social conservatives are "pumped," adding that Republicans have had no excitement in four years.

"I don't think one should discount at all the ability now to be able to say that you can vote for either ticket, and you're voting for a historic ticket ... this is a historic pick," Brownback says.

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