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House freshmen: GOP insiders fuel Scott Tipton’s campaign
There’s a gold nugget in the middle of GOP freshman Rep. Scott Tipton’s Colorado congressional district, which sprawls across the western, largely rural, part of the state, and its name is Aspen.
Tipton, who two years ago upset three-term Blue Dog Democrat John Salazar -- brother of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar -- is getting direct help from GOP donors in the wealthy mountain town, as he is facing a notable challenge from Democrat Sal Pace, a state legislator, in a district that drew substantial sums of outside spending last time around. It is considered far more competitive than the race ...Continue reading