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Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet's campaign offered a preview of its strategy for the general election today, saying Bennet will stick with his core issues of education, jobs and change in Washington, while also pushing a message that Republican Ken Buck is too extreme for Colorado.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says Newt Gingrich went too far when he compared developers behind the Cordoba House Muslim community center in New York City to Nazis. His comments echo those made by Pat Buchanan yesterday, who also called out Gingrich for bringing Nazi comparisons into the debate.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a radio station in San Francisco yesterday that she supports calls to investigate the conservative opposition to Cordoba House, a proposed Muslim center to be built a few blocks from Ground Zero in New York City.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been found guilty of only one of the 24 counts in his corruption trial. After deliberating for 14 days, the jury found him guilty only of making false statements to the FBI. The jury is deadlocked on the other 23 counts.
Colorado Republican gubernatorial nominee Dan Maes has tapped Tambor Williams, currently an attorney in the state's Office of Judicial Performance, as his running mate. Williams will run for lieutenant governor.