Crossing Over

Crowley, Michael
October 2004
New Republic;10/18/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 16, p13
Profiles Ken Salazar, the Democratic nominee for Senate from Trinidad, Colorado. Salazar's role as one of the most prominent Latino politicians in the U.S.; His struggle to win the Senate election as a Democrat in a heavily Republican state; Issues important to his political platform, including homeland security, middle-class tax cuts, and international alliance-building for the war in Iraq; Importance of the Latino demographic to Colorado politics; Challenge to Salazar's election from Pete Coors, a member of the influential Coors Brewing Company family.


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