Colorado’s vast 4th Congressional District is nearly as big as the state of North Carolina. But it now includes different territory then incumbent Republican Cory Gardner won two years ago. Noticeably absent is Larimer County – which redistricting excluded last year. But that’s not stopping Democrat Brandon Shaffer from trying to make inroads in a solidly conservative electorate.
4th District Congressman Cory Gardner speaks to a constituent during a September 15th campaign stop in Greeley.
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The US House passed a six-month short term spending measure last week which will keep the federal government running into next spring. Passed by a bipartisan vote of 329-91, the bill now makes its way to the Senate, which is expected to pass it through for the President’s signature next week.
Volunteer Suzanne Trask sets up at Obama's first 2012 Colorado campaign office.
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The campaign to reelect President Barack Obama is officially opening its first office for the 2012 election season in Fort Collins today at 401 S. Mason St. The move signifies the importance of Northern Colorado to Obama’s reelection bid.