Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of eastern Colorado was debating his Democratic challenger, Brandon Shaffer, on Wednesday. And Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter was taking on Republican Joe Coors in a debate for a suburban Denver district that Republicans have been trying to put back in their column for six years, when Perlmutter first won.
The debates are sponsored by KUSA-TV in Denver and The Denver Post. The marijuana legalization measure is also up for debate.
Supporters of the measure to allow marijuana use without a doctor's recommendation are going up against legalization opponents. The debates will air later.
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