Colorado Republicans will have a new state party leader after chair Dick Wadhams unexpectedly dropped out of the running for a third term. Bente Birkeland examines the impact of his decision and what it means for Republicans across the state.

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*Denver Republican Attorney Ryan Call, legal counsel for the state GOP, announced his candidacy for the chairmanship soon after this report.

 

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