The Tea Party movement is gaining momentum nationally, with polls showing that liberal voters are less enthusiastic this election season compared to conservative voters. Bente discusses the climate here in Colorado and the potential impact on local and statewide races. It’s part of our Capitol Conversation series, that will air each week through the November election.

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