State lawmakers filled the Colorado capitol yesterday for the first day of the annual 120-day legislative session. As in previous years, lawmakers from both political parties pledged to work together to tackle the state’s toughest challenges. But as Bente Birkeland reports, partisan battle lines are already being drawn.

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