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Colorado GOP Chairman Steve House played the transparency trump card last evening, outing three high-level members of the Party and former supporters who he says tried to extort him. Tuesday was tindered with rumors that House had been strong-armed by the no-compromise wing of the party, that he was resigning, that he may have tripped over his family values, etc. His evening letter struck like a match.
With two close primary races for the U.S. Senate, some Colorado voters will go to the polls today or drop off last-minute mail-in ballots to determine who will battle it out in November. The vast majority of votes in what could be a record for a primarily mail-in election are already in. And the candidates for both parties would have voters believe that what’s at stake is the soul of the state – grassroots, western self-determination versus entrenched, inside-the-Beltway career political cronyism.
South Carolina U.S. Senator and national conservative-movement lawmaker leader Jim DeMint officially announced he was endorsing Weld County DA Ken Buck in the Colorado Republican primary contest aimed at taking Sen. Michael Bennet's seat this November. DeMint said he had been watching the race closely for months but that he had waited to see how "Coloradans would speak."