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October 20, 2010

Capitol Conversation: Colorado’s Senate Race

Colorado’s U.S. senate race will be closely watched race this November. Democratic Senator Michael Bennet is trying to win his first election campaign after being appointed to the position by Governor Ritter. Republican challenger and Weld county prosecutor Ken Buck won the primary with tea party and grass roots support. Bente Birkeland examines the race as part of our weekly capitol conversation series that runs between now and election day.

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  1. Bente, We have spoken in the past. I am from Boulder and focused on the election system. I’d like to have a brief conversation when you get a chance. Al

    Comment by Al Kolwicz — October 30, 2010 @ 6:28 pm

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