McCain Denies He's Giving Up on Colorado
CNN's John King reported earlier the McCain campaign had decided to give up on Colorado to focus on Pennsylvania and other big states.
Watching my 10pm local news, McCain is denying it. The regional spokesman for the campaign says McCain will continue to fight for our 9 electoral vote. The station has confirmed that McCain intends to be here Friday.
Checking McCain's campaign schedule at his website tonight, there are no events listed after Wednesday, when he'll be in Ohio with Sarah Palin. Palin will stay in Ohio on Thursday, but no details are given for McCain. [More...]
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and California Democratic congressman Xavier Becerra will be among Obama surrogates at rallies Saturday in Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Pueblo. The effort is part of an initiative called "Viva el Voto!" Federico Pena, the Obama campaign's national co-chairman, says the Hispanic vote will lead Obama to victory. He cited a study by the Willie C. Velasquez Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, that shows Obama and McCain in a statistical tie in Colorado if Hispanic voters are factored out.Early voting in Colorado began Monday.
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