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New Colorado poll shows Clinton leading Trump, Bennet over Glenn

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A poll of likely Colorado voters released today shows Hillary Clinton 7 points ahead of Donald Trump in the race for the White House, and current U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet leading his Republican rival Darryl Glenn by 11 points. Clinton lead Trump 41 percent to 34 percent when all major candidates are included. One in ten likely voters is still undecided on whom to back for president. Bennet lead Glenn 42 percent to 31 percent, with more than one in five voters undecided. The poll, conducted by Franklin & Marshall College and commissioned by Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado Mesa University, had a margin of error of 6 points. Continue Reading →

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Split Ticket Voters Decided Colorado’s Top of the Ticket Races, Analysis Shows

U.S. Sen-elect Cory Gardner

There were striking similarities in the victories of U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, the Republican, and Democratic incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper, according to a Rocky Mountain PBS I-News analysis. Both did better than their party counterparts in bellwether swing counties, on their own turf, and in enemy territory. Continue Reading →

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2014 Colorado’s Power Players

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With its bitterly contested U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, Colorado has been a focus of huge sums of money. Much of it came from mega-corporations and multimillionaires and billionaires from outside the state.

But the money flowed both ways. There are many Coloradans who use their financial power to influence politics nationally and in other states. Continue Reading →

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Power Players: Colorado’s Top 10 Political Donors Staying in the Game

Top ten political contributors in Colorado for the 2014 election cycle.

The 2014 midterm election is on track to be the most expensive in the nation’s history. With its bitterly contested U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, Colorado has been a focus of huge sums of money. Much of it came from mega-corporations and multimillionaires and billionaires from outside the state. But the money flowed both ways. There are many Coloradans who use their financial power to influence politics nationally and in other states. Continue Reading →

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