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.
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.