Ryan Frazier did the smart thing when he dumped his campaign for the U.S. Senate to challenge Rep. Ed Perlmutter in the 7th Congressional District. The Republican hierarchy has clearly lined up in support of former Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton, as evidenced by the luminaries named in her first campaign finance report. As noted by CQ Politics, they include national GOP powerhouses such as John McCain, Mitch McConnell, Jon Kyl, Kay Bailey Hutchison and Charles Grassley, plus Coloradans like Bob Beauprez, who briefly considered running for Senate himself, plus one Phil Anschutz, gazillionaire.
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