Colorado’s close Senate race not only could determine the balance of power in the U.S. Senate, but also whether Republicans can say they have a viable future in similar fast-growing swing states with moderate electorates.
In the final full day of the Colorado Senate campaign, both sides tried to rev up their base voters Monday as the election headed into its final hours.
The quiet murmur of several dozen Republican activists crammed in a small office in this Denver suburb was broken Saturday morning by a jocular cry: “Hey, everybody, what’s going on?”
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper did not violate the state’s gift ban or improperly use staff time for a partisan governor’s conference, a Colorado ethics panel ruled Monday.
Smiling schoolchildren and a bright school bus hauled boxes of petitions to Denver on Monday as activists pushed for the largest voter-approved permanent tax hike in state history to overhaul education funding.