CO VOTE 2012

5:13am

Wed October 3, 2012
Politics

Obama, Romney Courting the Women Vote in Colorado

Cecile Richards, daughter of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, spoke at a Planned Parenthood rally in Denver Tuesday.
Kirk Siegler

2:49pm

Tue October 2, 2012
Politics

Education Top Issue for Colorado’s Hispanic Voters

DonkeyHotey Creative Commons/Flickr

A new survey shows that politicians in both parties may be missing the mark when it comes to courting the state’s crucial Hispanic voting bloc which grew by 41 % over the last decade.

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6:00am

Tue October 2, 2012
Politics

Remember When Colorado Wasn’t A Battleground State?

There was a time when Colorado was largely an afterthought when it came to the race for the White House. But this week it seems that the very center of Government will be in Denver with candidate visits, a nationally televised debate – and just about every surrogate one can think of campaigning on behalf of Mitt Romney or President Obama.

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2:45pm

Mon October 1, 2012
Politics

VIDEO: Colorado State of Mind's District 2 Candidate Forum

Screencap of the candidates forum from Colorado State of Mind.
YouTube.com

12:43pm

Sun September 30, 2012
Politics

Being 'Better Off' May Not Be Enough To Win Colo.

Originally published on Sun September 30, 2012 5:11 pm

President Obama speaks during a campaign event at University of Colorado Boulder Sept. 2. He and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, will have their first debate at the University of Denver on Wednesday.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Colorado is a good venue for a presidential debate focusing on domestic issues. The first of three highly anticipated debates between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, will take place Wednesday at the University of Denver.

The state is known for its independent voting streak, and much like the rest of the country, there are sharp political divides about the role of government in the economy. In Colorado, those differences grow from two distinct population centers.

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