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Even though the pack of Republican candidates were the marquee event Wednesday, Colorado Latino leaders, students and community members weren't about to be upstaged. Hundreds turned...
In Colorado and a handful of other swing states, the Hispanic vote is expected to be a key factor in this year's presidential election. As Republican campaign rhetoric around immigration has continued to turn off many Latino voters, some GOP strategists are suggesting the eventual Republican nominee can appeal to Hispanics by focusing on economic issues.
Colorado's ASSET bill died in committee Monday as every Republican, including Robert Ramirez, voted no. Ramirez said he will work with Democrats to bring a bill next year that is more acceptable to conservatives.
Last night, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar drew the short straw so to speak, and watched the State of the Union speech from the White House. The tradition of having a cabinet member or other high-ranking government official miss the speech goes back nearly 50 years.
The big guns were out in force for the Democrats Sunday at a get out the vote rally near Colfax and Kipling in Lakewood. Both...
Former Denver Mayor and Clinton-era Cabinet official Federico Peña on Saturday narrowed the field of possible candidates to replace Sen. Ken Salazar when the Denver Democrat issued a statement withdrawing his name from consideration. Peña hadn't actively sought the appointment, but his name has been among those discussed as a potential candidate to fill the vacancy created by Salazar's nomination as secretary of the interior on Wednesday.
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