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John Hickenlooper, Mike Coffman could see political fallout, pollster says

John Hickenlooper and Mike Coffman aren't exactly ideological twins. But at the end of this big political week in the State of Colorado, they both face political fallout, albeit for very different reasons: a special session that failed to pass civil unions and comments questioning Barack Obama's birth records, respectively. Will they be hurt by these events? Quite possibly, says Floyd Ciruli, Colorado's preeminent pollster.
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