Colorado Republicans are preparing for life in the political wilderness.
After election night’s midterm blue wave receded, the party was left without a foothold in the state government. Democrats won every statewide office and both chambers of the legislature for the first time since the New Deal.
GOP Chairman Jeff Hays said losing a narrow majority in the state Senate was particularly painful.
“We felt like the state Senate was a backstop against all the wild pitches Democrats tried to throw against us,” he said.
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