View Full Version : New Blood Turns Colorado to Battleground

10-02-2012, 05:00 PM
DENVER (AP) -- Not too long ago Colorado was political flyover country, known for skiing and football - and being a reliable vote for the Republican presidential candidate. In the past three elections, it's become a focus of national politics. This year, Colorado is a hotly contested battleground in the race between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, and it hosts the first debate between them Wednesday night in Denver, a city that is the third-busiest political ad market in the country. In 2010, the U.S. Senate campaign in Colorado was the most expensive of...

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