Recent polls show John McCain trailing Barack Obama in Colorado by about 5 points, but McCain is hopeful a trio of events in the Rocky Mountain state will change that.
McCain's campaign says recent criticism of Obama's tax plan is
having an impact.
The Republican nominee is making the stops in Colorado despite
cutting back his ads in the state and polls showing his opponent
with a sizable lead.
McCain today has a rally scheduled in Denver, a small business
forum in Colorado Springs and an outdoor event at a football field
The state voted for his fellow Republican, President Bush, in 2000 and 2004, but recent surveys have shown Obama with a 5 percentage point lead.
The state awards 9 of the 270 electoral votes needed to become president.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.