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By Michael Fields
Colorado Rising State 

Colorado Republicans need a "Contract with Colorado"

 

Last updated 11/17/2020 at 3:50pm

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By the time 1994 rolled around, Republicans had been out of power in the U.S. House of Representative for 40 years. And in politics, 40 years is an eternity. Therefore, it was no surprise that many people thought that Democrats would always have control of the House.

But then, in the middle of Bill Clinton's first term, Republicans introduced their "Contract with America" and flipped 54 seats to gain the majority. Candidates across the country campaigned hard on a clear, consistent, and popular message. The American people knew exactly what they would be getting wi...



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