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U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) signs up for a phone bank campaigning shift as U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) waits his turn as they speak to campaign workers at the Thornton field office on Oct. 15, 2014 in Thornton. Udall is running for re-election against U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) in the November 4, 2014 Senatorial election and Perlmutter is seeking re-election against Repuplican Don Ytterberg in the Congressional race.  (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sen. Mark Udall’s Hopes Hinge On Ground Game

Sen. Mark Udall’s hopes of keeping his job hinge on Colorado Democrats’ ability to turn out voters.

10/17/2014

Ken Buck and Jane Norton campaign prior to the Republican primary in Colorado in 2010. (credit: CBS)

GOP’s Investment in Ground Game a Page from Democrats’ Playbook

With the addition of 14 new staffers and 12 new offices opening across Colorado, the Republican National Committee is showing they are committed to winning, even if it takes a Democratic strategy to do it.

03/11/2014

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How Will Obamacare Problems Play for Moderate Voters?

With implementation problems stacking up for the Affordable Care Act, it will be interesting to see how moderate voters react in the 2014 election, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

10/29/2013

Mobile homes flooded in a Weld County salvage yard (credit: CBS)

How Should The Legislature Respond To The Historic Floods?

As the cleanup and recovery continue, how shall Colorado’s elected leaders react and handle the plethora of issues that have been created by the recent devastating floods?

09/16/2013

President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Chooses Colorado As Spot To Press For Gun Measures

In danger of losing congressional momentum, President Barack Obama is drawing attention to Colorado’s newly passed gun control laws as he applies public pressure on Congress to pass similar federal measures.

04/03/2013

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) admits to having numerous sexual relationships online while married during a press conference at the Sheraton Hotel on 7th Avenue on June 6, 2011 in New York City. Weiner said he had not met any of the women in person but had numerous sexual relationships online while married. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Ramifications of Rep. Weiner’s Last Stand

Rep. Anthony Weiner’s insistence on not backing down is already forcing some of his fellow Democrats to call for his resignation. No major Democratic leaders have joined the chorus, so far. But the development, or lack thereof, of that chorus may tell us quite a bit about how Democrats are feeling about how this will affect all of them in the 2012 election.

06/10/2011

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