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Environmental group rejoices over Musgrave loss

The environmental political activist group Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, which spent $1.6 million in the 4th Congressional District against Republican Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, is celebrating the victory of Democrat Betsy Markey today.

Clear Channel pulls anti-Musgrave ad from airwaves

A radio advertisement against Rep. Marilyn Musgrave being run by the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund was pulled off the air briefly Thursday by Clear Channel Communications after questions over accuracy in the attack were raised. The DOWAF modified the ad slightly in response and the ad has subsequently been reinstated on Clear Channel stations.

Aerial wolf killing ad blasts Palin in Colorado

A TV ad tying Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the "savagery" of gunning down wolves from low-flying airplanes began airing on Denver broadcast stations Wednesday, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund announced. The commercial scored higher than any other recent ad swaying voters toward the Democratic ticket, according to an independent focus group study, and has raised more than $1 million for the wildlife advocacy group.

That’s no lady, that’s my congresswoman

Rep. Marilyn Musgrave, the embattled 4th District incumbent (a Republican, though you wouldn't know that from her first TV ad), told Colorado delegates to the RNC on Thursday that she's had a secret weapon in her election campaigns: Male opponents have had to treat her more deferentially, "like a lady."