Ed Perlmutter


Thu September 27, 2012

It's Perlmutter vs. Coors in the 7th CD

Coors - Joe Coors for Congress Committee, Perlmutter – U.S. Congress
  • Megan Verlee reports on the 7th CD race for Morning Edition.

Colorado’s 7th Congressional District was originally designed to be competitive, but in the past three elections, Democrat Ed Perlmutter has fought off all competitors. This November, Republican Joe Coors hopes to change that, challenging Perlmutter in a redrawn district that’s redder than before.

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Wed September 12, 2012


Wed August 15, 2012
It's All Politics

Aurora Shootings Come Into Play In Colorado Races

Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 9:57 am

Last month's deadly theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., are starting to play front and center in at least two hotly contested U.S. House races in the swing state.

The conservative lobbying group Compass Colorado this week announced it's beginning a slate of automated calls highlighting what the organization says is Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter's politicization of the July 20 attack that left 12 people dead and 58 injured.

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Mon August 13, 2012

Colorado Democrats Go on the Offensive Ahead of Ryan Visit

Democrats held a news conference Monday in Cherry Creek, where Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was set to hold a private fundraiser.
Kirk Siegler

After a quick swing through Iowa, GOP Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan is on his way to Colorado where he'll hold a fundraiser in Denver Monday night and a public rally in Lakewood Tuesday morning. 

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Tue July 24, 2012

Colorado Congressional Delegation Honors Aurora Shooting Victims

C-SPAN screen capture of Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.
Nathan Heffel KUNC
  • Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.

Colorado’s congressional delegation led the House in a moment of silence Tuesday on capitol hill to honor the victims of Friday’s shooting rampage at an Aurora movie theater.

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