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Election Guide: Nation’s divides visible in race for Congress

Salazar, Tipton play out national debates in battle for 3rd Congressional District

Health care, jobs, the economy and the national deficit have been center stage in the back-and-forth between U.S. Rep. John Salazar, a Democrat from the San Luis Valley, and Republican state Rep. Scott Tipton, of Cortez, as they campaign to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District in a rematch of their contest four years ago.

3rd Congressional District campaigns put focus on jobs

Salazar, Tipton lay out talking points as they look ahead to November election

As Colorado's 3rd Congressional District hopefuls Democratic U.S. Rep. John Salazar, of the San Luis Valley, and Republican state Rep. Scott Tipton, of Cortez, gear up their campaigns for November’s general election, employment is at the forefront of the initial conversations.

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Steamboat’s McConnell defeated in District 3

Scott Tipton wins GOP congressional primary, goes on to face Rep. John Salazar

Scott Tipton defeated McConnell in the GOP congressional primary that ended Tuesday, setting up a rematch of the district’s 2006 congressional race and putting a disappointing end to McConnell’s grass-roots campaign that included an endorsement from Sarah Palin.

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Candidates McConnell, Tipton speak in Steamboat

Republicans hope to unseat Salazar in U.S. House

Scott Tipton and Bob McConnell spoke briefly today at the regular meeting of the Routt County Republicans. The two candidates are in a primary race that will determine who will oppose Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. John Salazar in the November election.

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