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News Nuggets, 13 August 2009: Markey Town Halls!

Dug up fresh, daily. BRING IT ON: U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey will go from walking through one bitterly contested territory to another. She is concluding...

In a longtime conservative stronghold, Weld County voters drift from GOP

As Colorado inches to Election Day, its status as a swing state has not dimmed — and Weld County, a traditionally conservative stronghold encompassing Greeley and much of the Eastern Plains, is being eyed by many as one of a handful of counties that could make or break the election for either party. Two years ago Gov. Bill Ritter stunned observers by winning Weld by a squeaker. This year, with a hotly contested congressional race and shifting party affiliations — fewer Republicans and more Democrats, percentage-wise — Weld is squarely in the spotlight.