Is the West Turning Blue

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22min 23sec

There's debate over what color to paint the West - politically, that is. Blue or red? Maybe some shade of purple? Western Democrats, still enjoying the thrill of victory, point to four additional seats in Congress, another Democratic governor, and increased power in statehouses, not to mention gains nationally. But some political observers say there hasn't been a meaningful shift. First, a report from KCFR's Andrea Dukakis. Then, Ryan Warner speaks with two veteran political observers from Colorado: Former Democratic Senator Gary Hart and Republican political consultant Dick Wadhams.