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Bennet Colorado Win a 'Whew' for Obama

But Tea Party upstart trumps establishment GOP

(Newser) - A collective, though small, sigh of relief could be heard in the White House after incumbent Michael Bennet's victory in a bitter primary battle for US senator in Colorado yesterday. But the picture was not so rosy for status quo Republicans as Tea Party insurgent Ken Buck beat out establishment... More »

Clinton, Obama Back Rival Colorado Candidates

Ex-president endorses underdog Andrew Romanoff

(Newser) - The Clinton-Obama faultline that split Democrats in 2008 appears to have reopened in Colorado. Bill Clinton has bucked the Obama administration and given his support to Andrew Romanoff in the state's Democratic primary for the US Senate, the Denver Post reports. Romanoff—who endorsed Hillary Clinton in 2008—is running... More »

White House: Romanoff Asked Us for a Job

And it was months before he considered Senate race

(Newser) - The White House today beat back allegations of shady backroom dealings with Colorado Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff, saying that yes, administration officials talked with him about a job, but only because he'd applied for one. In the administration's version, Romanoff applied for a job at the US Agency for International... More »

White House Dangled Jobs for Colo. Candidate to Quit

Obama crew wanted Romanoff out of race

(Newser) - Colorado Democrat Andrew Romanoff has confirmed that President Obama's deputy chief of staff suggested that 3 jobs would be open to him if he dropped out of the state's Senate race. Romanoff received an offer outlining the international development jobs after telling Jim Messina that he had no intention of... More »

5 More GOP Routes to a Senate Majority

These shaky Dem incumbents could be next to make the GOP's day

(Newser) - The decision by Indiana Senator Evan Bayh not to seek reelection has put 10 Democratic seats—and the majority—firmly in reach of Republicans in the upcoming election. Politico looks at 5 most likely to make the job easier for the GOP:
  • Arkansas: Blanche Lincoln trailed a likely GOP challenger
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