The Obamamania that ruled Denver this summer has died down in the last couple of months. Maybe it's the economy. Maybe it's because we stopped getting weekly visits from The Man once he actually won the election. Maybe the shine wore off when "the change we need" translated into a gaggle of Clintonites in the Cabinet.
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Whatever the case, local Dems are trying to reignite some of the Obama fire this weekend with a slew of house meetings. These gatherings are the Obama campaign's way of getting supporters to stay involved, and making them feel they have a hand in shaping the new administration's priorities. This weekend is the national kick-off.
So far, the campaign website lists more than 50 house meetings planned for the Denver metro area -- from Five Points to Highlands Ranch, in libraries, Paneras, LoDo condos and even churches. To find one near you, see the full list. --Lisa Rab