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Citing embrace of personhood, Dems say Romney candidacy doomed in Colorado

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has struggled to win over social-conservative primary campaign voters, but he recently took up the hard-core anti-abortion, anti-birth control, anti-stem cell personhood movement, which would grant full citizen rights to fertilized human eggs. It's a move that will surely doom his chances to win a general election in Colorado, according to First District Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette, head of the congressional pro-choice caucus, and state Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio.

VIDEO: DNC launches Spanish language TV ad in Denver

The Democratic National Committee announced today it is launching a Spanish-language television ad in the Denver market in support of President Obama's jobs bill.

Conservative donors see latest RNC scandal as ‘nail in the coffin’

The “suggested amount” portion of the donation form is crossed out. There isn’t a box to check for no donation, so the would-be donor has simply drawn and filled in a new bubble and scrawled “NO.”

Polis, DeGette call on Obama to suspend ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’...

Joining 75 other lawmakers organized by Florida Democrat Alcee Hastings, U.S. Reps. Jared Polis and Diana DeGette signed a letter sent Monday to President Barack Obama urging the president to suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" investigations and discharges, which have led to the ouster of more than 250 gay and lesbian service members from the military since Obama took office.

Polis still plans to attend Democratic LGBT fundraiser as boycott calls...

As prominent gay activists pull their support and calls for a boycott grow louder, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Jared Polis tells The Colorado Independent the Boulder Democrat still plans to attend the controversial $1,000-a-plate LGBT fundraising dinner for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C., next Thursday.

DNC, RNC leadership free-for-all marks post-election frenzy

Local politicos are whispering about whether Dick Wadhams will bring a bazooka to the expected knife fight he'll have to retain leadership of the Colorado GOP after stunning losses Tuesday by John McCain, Bob Schaffer and Marilyn Musgrave. In the meantime, another battle is taking place on the national stage to see who will arrive victorious from an expected battered and bloodied climb to the top spots at the Democratic and Republican National Committees.

Florida (Again) Could Impact Presidential Race for Dems

Since the Democratic parties in Florida and Michigan didn't follow national party rules in the selection of delegates to the national convention, their delegations...

Dems Ponder How the West Might Be Won

The political director for the Democratic National Committee showed up in Colorado in December. He came, said Colorado Democratic chairwoman Pat Waak, to measure...

Ritter Addresses the Nation about Western Values

Gov. Bill Ritter highlighted Western values and Democratic successes in the West in the national Democratic radio address on Saturday. He even got his...

Democratic Spotlight Shines on Ritter

As the host governor of the Democratic National Convention, Gov. Bill Ritter was invited to deliver the national Democratic radio address at 9 a.m....
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