Read the perspectives of delegates to the two national conventions.
IDAHO: GOP LOSING GROUND?
James Weatherby, political science professor at Boise State University,
discusses how Idaho's growth will affect its political sensibilities in
this year's elections.
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COLORADO: A GROWING GOP
Professor John Straayer of Colorado State University assesses whether
Colorado is slowly becoming a strongly Republican state.
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MONTANA'S TWO HOT RACES
Two Congressional races are shaping up to be barnburners in this state:
the U.S. Senate seat held by Conrad Burns (R) and the at-large U.S. House
seat now filled by Rick Hill (R). Political science professor Jim Lopach
of University of Montana offers his take.
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