Democratic leaders and party activists kicked off a two day meeting in Denver to highlight western values and grassroots organizing. The crowd heard from actor Robert Redford, senate majority leader Harry Reid of Nevada and energy mogul T. Boone Pickens. Bente Birkeland has more.

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