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A Colorado elector is being referred to the state attorney general’s office for investigation.

After several presidential electors in Colorado indicated they might reject Democrat Hillary Clinton, winner of the state’s popular vote, as part of a national strategy to block Donald Trump’s election, Colorado’s election chief warned that doing so could result in perjury charges.

“If Elector A writes down Bernie Sanders or Ted Cruz or anyone other than Hillary Clinton, they immediately cease to be an elector and they’re replaced,” Secretary of State William Waybe told Politico. “The difference here is you have perjured yourself.”

Clinton Unveils Plan to Fix Highways

Nov 4, 2016
NBC News

If the highways in your state are crumbling, you may soon be getting some help. Hillary Clinton is preparing a highway plan in the event that she is elected president.

As Bloomberg reports, the Democratic frontrunner has unveiled a $275 billion infrastructure plan that would aim to shore up the nation’s thoroughfares. The initiative would be paid for by corporate tax-law changes.

Has either of the two presidential candidates said anything about the Ogallala Aquifer?

As part of its ongoing ag reporting, Harvest Public Media reporters examine questions from readers and this is one of them.

We weren’t able to find any cases where the candidates specifically address the Ogallala Aquifer, but each has each spoken to sustainable water use - mostly with an eye to the West. (Neither the Clinton nor the Trump campaigns responded to a request for comment.)

Where Do Trump and Clinton Fall on Ag Issues?

Nov 1, 2016
farmanddairy.com

In the past, HPPR has done separate stories on where the two major-party presidential candidates stand on agriculture. FarmandDairy.com has published a side-by-side comparison.

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One consequence of the deeply conservative nature of Oklahoma politics: It can leave the state’s voters feeling left on the sidelines.

As News 9 reports, both major-party presidential candidates have been focusing on the cares and concerns of the voters living in the eleven battleground states. And that can leave Oklahomans feeling forgotten.

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Agriculture hasn’t exactly been the focus of this year’s presidential campaign.

Agri-pulse did their part to make up for that omission this week by reporting on how Hillary Clinton would approach agriculture policy in the event that she’s elected.

Lone Star State Lighter Shade of Red This Election

Oct 27, 2016
KQED

Texas, home to two of the country’s most recent Republican presidents, George Bush and his son, George W. Bush, and one of the most conservative states in the country, is a toss-up in this year’s presidential election.

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is among the top names being considered for Agriculture Secretary in the event that Hillary Clinton wins the presidency.

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Donald Trump may be leading Hillary Clinton in the polls in Kansas, but when it comes to fundraising, the New York billionaire is getting thumped.

As the Kansas City Business Journal reports, Clinton has doubled Trump's donations in Kansas. According to the latest campaign disclosures, Trump has pulled in only a little over $200,000. Meanwhile the Clinton camp has drawn over $400,000. C

Keith Bishop / Rural Blog

Representatives for the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigns recently clashed at a forum on agriculture and food issues, The Rural Blog reports.

Clinton was represented by Kathleen Merrigan, a former depuity agriculture secretary, while Trump was represented by Sam Clovis, a professor of economics at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.

Sanders, Trump Jr. to Campaign in Colorado Tonight

Oct 17, 2016
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Surrogates for both major presidential campaigns will appear in Colorado today as the race enters the homestretch, reports KUSA. GOP nominee Donald J. Trump has dispatched his son Donald Jr. to the Centennial State, while Bernie Sanders has been sent forth by the Clinton camp. Both will speak in Boulder on Monday night.

Clinton Camp Redirects Resources to Texas

Oct 17, 2016
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Hillary Clinton’s campaign is expanding its efforts to traditionally Republican states, including Arizona and Georgia—and now add the Lone Star State to the list.

As The Houston Chronicle reports, Clinton’s campaign has purchased a one-week ad buy in Texas, citing tightening poll numbers and an endorsement by The Dallas Morning News. The ad highlights the editorial by the Dallas newspaper, and will run in the state’s urban centers.

Texas Presidential Race Narrows

Oct 14, 2016
Austin American-Statesman

Trump’s lead in Texas has shrunk to within the margin of error, The Austin American-Statesman reports.

Dems Increasingly Confident in Colorado

Oct 13, 2016
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Democrats are growing more and more confident day by day that they will prevail in Colorado, reports CNN.

Speaking to a gathering in Pueblo yesterday, Hillary Clinton criticized Trump's campaign for its recent negative tone.

The Clinton camp informed The Wall Street Journal that Republicans are using a “scorched-earth” strategy to depress Democratic turnout next month.

Clinton Leads by Double Digits in Colorado

Oct 5, 2016
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Hillary Clinton now holds a double-digit lead over Donald Trump in Colorado, according to the most recent polls.

As CBS News reports, the Democratic candidate is leading the GOP’s candidate by 11 points in the Centennial State. Clinton took was the choice of 49 percent of the respondents, compared with 38 percent for Trump. Libertarian Gary Johnson is polling at seven percent, and three percent support Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

L.A. Times

Few states have undergone as rapid a political transformation as Colorado, notes the L.A. Times.

Why Rural America Loves Trump

Sep 29, 2016
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Drive out into the countryside beyond any major US city, and Donald Trump signs abound. But, notes U.S. News and World Report, you’ll be hard-pressed to find much support for Hillary Clinton.

Presidential Race Tightens in Colorado

Sep 19, 2016
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Republicans believe they’ve finally establish a political foothold in Colorado, reports The Denver Post.

New Poll Has Trump Leading in Kansas by Double Digits

Sep 16, 2016
Nigel Parry / CNN

Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by double digits in Kansas, according to a new poll.

As The Wichita Eagle reports, the New York billionaire is ahead of the former Secretary of State by 12 points, 48 percent to 36 percent.

Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein drew 8 percent and 2 percent, respectively.

In the race for U.S. Senate, Sen. Jerry Moran has a comfortable lead over his Democratic opponent Patrick Wiesner.

Some Colorado Republicans Reconsider Their Loyalties

Sep 15, 2016
pbs.org

During most national election cycles, Colorado has long been known as a key battleground state. But this year Hillary Clinton is outpolling Donald Trump by a wide margin.

PBS recently reported from the reddest parts of the state. They were attempting to uncover why some Coloradans were switching their votes this season.

New Poll Suggests Texas Could Be a Toss-up in November

Sep 8, 2016
Washington Post

A new Washington Post poll lists Texas as a tossup state in the upcoming presidential election. According to the poll published Tuesday, Texas provided the most unexpected results of any state.

That’s because, as the Post noted, “The Lone Star State has been a conservative Republican bastion for the past four decades.”

Greens Eye Hickenlooper With Suspicion

Sep 6, 2016
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There have long been rumblings that Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a strong chance of leading Hillary Clinton’s Interior Department if she wins the White House. It’s a position that has often gone to popular lawmakers from the West. But now, as Politico reports, a blockade from the green wing of the Democratic Party could dash Hickenlooper’s hopes.

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Three out of five Donald Trump supporters in Texas would support the state seceding from the Union if Hillary Clinton is elected, according to a new poll.

As TIME magazine reports, 61% of Trump supporters would want the state to secede in the event of a Clinton presidency. Trump is leading in Texas with 50% of the vote. Clinton trails the real estate mogul by six points, sitting at 44%.

Clinton Inches Toward Trump in New Texas Polling

Aug 18, 2016
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Donald Trump’s lead in Texas has dwindled to six points, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey.

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign is scaling back its efforts in Colorado, according to Politico. The move comes as Democrats grow increasingly confident that the battleground state will go blue in November.

Despite Party Losses, Dems in Oklahoma Still Love Bill

Jul 29, 2016
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Back in 1993, when Bill Clinton took office, the Oklahoma congressional delegation looked a lot different than it does today. The state’s roster of national office holders consisted of five Democrats and only three Republicans. What a difference a few years makes. By the time Clinton left the White House, there were no Democrats left in the delegation, reports News OK.

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Every presidential election feels new, in one way or another. But this year feels altogether unprecedented in so many ways. KUT decided to compile a list of ways this election has been completely “off the map.” Here are just a few of their discoveries. For the complete list, click here.

In 2014, Jeb Bush announced his candidacy and put his family in line for an unprecedented third member in the White House.

How Hillary Might Turn Texas Blue

Jun 21, 2016
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With the advent of Donald Trump’s candidacy, Democrats grew excited that swing states might become solid blue wins for their party. But now, as Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric continues to cause consternation among elites in both parties, solidly red states like Texas may even be up for grabs. As Quartz.com reports, one pollster at the University of Texas thinks a Clinton win in the Lone Star State is a definite possibility.

Clinton Thinks Texas Could Be in Play in November

Jun 2, 2016
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Hillary Clinton has announced she thinks the Lone Star State could be in play this November for the Democrats, reports Politico. Her comments came in an interview with New York Magazine.

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