4th Congressional District


Tue March 19, 2013

Betsy’s Back And Ready To Serve, Again

Betsy Markey has moved back to Colorado, and is mulling over her next political move.
Grace Hood

Many aspiring politicians dream of moving to Washington D.C. But former Democratic 4th Congressional District Rep. Betsy Markey is moving from D.C. to Colorado to mull over a return to politics.

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Mon March 11, 2013

Gardner And GOP Wary Of The President's Outreach

Republican Congressman Cory Gardner on NBC's Meet the Press on 3/9/13
Credit Meet the Press / NBC

The President’s decision to reach out to and meet with congressional republicans is being met with skepticism and caution by some members of the Republican party.

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Thu November 1, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

VIDEO: Colorado Decides Debate Between Cory Gardner & Brandon Shaffer

Screencap from the Colorado Decides debate between Gardner and Shaffer


Wed September 26, 2012

Over Before They Started, Colorado’s 1st and 5th Congressional Districts

Campaign bracelet supporting Republican Danny Stroud.
Ben Markus Colorado Public Radio
  • Ben Markus reports on the "safe seats" in this year's congressional race for Morning Edition.


Mon September 24, 2012
A Word With The Candidates

In Solidly Republican CD4, Democrat Shaffer Underdog To Incumbent Gardner

Incumbent Cory Gardner pictured left, challenger Brandon Shaffer pictured right.
Gardner: U.S. House / Shaffer: Colorado Senate
  • Nathan Heffel for Morning Edition

Colorado’s vast 4th Congressional District is nearly as big as the state of North Carolina. But it now includes different territory then incumbent Republican Cory Gardner won two years ago. Noticeably absent is Larimer County – which redistricting excluded last year. But that’s not stopping Democrat Brandon Shaffer from trying to make inroads in a solidly conservative electorate.

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