Colorado Senate: Key Stories
Lamm Files for Senate
October 12, 1997
Dottie Lamm, a former newspaper columnist and community activist
whose husband Richard served three terms as Colorado's governor,
files her candidacy papers for the seat held
by Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.).
Colorado's Skaggs Steps Aside to Let Others Run
October 6, 1997
Saying he no longer had the "fire in the belly" for political campaigns, Rep. David Skaggs (D-Colo.) stuns supporters by announcing he would neither run for U.S. Senate nor seek reelection.
Romer Eschews a Bid for Senate Seat
June 29, 1997
Much to the disappointment of the Clinton White House, Colorado Gov. Roy Romer (D) has announced he will not challenge Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.). Administration officials believed the popular three-term governor was the best hope at returning the Senate seat to
Democratic hands after Campbell switched parties two years ago.
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