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Monday, November 22, 2004
The Colorado Model?
The Washington Post has an article on how some Democrats think we should look to Colorado for an election-winning model; after all, Dems won a number of races in a red state and a red year.

Rather than seeing a shining precedent to follow, I think we got lucky in Colorado - Pete Coors was a poor candidate for the GOP, and Salazar was a fantastic Democrat candidate, who proved to have coattails that extended into some of the smaller races.

The implications for Gov. Bill Owens are significant - he definitely has been trying to up his profile for a dark-horse run at the 2008 GOP Pres nomination.
posted by CB @ 8:55 AM  
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