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Transportation funding, fix to construction problems top House agenda

House Democrats and Republicans agree that two matters are likely to dominate discussion in the chamber during the upcoming legislative session, although they disagree about how to refer to one of them. Along with funding the state’s transportation needs, House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle told The Colorado Statesman recently that tackling the […]

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? The effectiveness of ballot issue TV ads is iffy

All those political TV ads we’ve been watching for what seems like forever are almost over, but what do they accomplish? That’s the big question only Colorado voters can definitively answer as they cast their ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. Not counting the races for various offices, state voters will decide nine proposed […]

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YESTERYEAR: Rising star Barack Obama fills Aurora plaza for Perlmutter rally

Ten Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … An estimated 1,300 people crowded a plaza in Aurora to cheer Illinois Sen. Barack Obama at a rally for Democratic congressional candidate Ed Perlmutter, who was running against Republican Rick O’Donnell for the seat being vacated by GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.

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