Poltertics, 2010

Gilman, Sarah
February 2010
High Country News;2/1/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p3
The article offers an analysis of political developments in the Western States. It cites that former Republican Congressman Richard Pombo has declared plans for re-election to the House of Representatives in the 19th District of California while Democratic Governor Bill Ritter has announced his move not to run for re-election in Colorado. It emphasized that pundits are expecting a Republican resurgence in the West given the poor showing of the Democrats.


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