In Colorado's 6th Congressional District, A Tough Race Is Brewing05:42
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U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo, talks to witnesses during a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee field hearing on VA hospitals and prescription drugs for veterans Friday, May 20, 2016, in the State Capitol in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo, talks to witnesses during a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee field hearing on VA hospitals and prescription drugs for veterans Friday, May 20, 2016, in the State Capitol in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)
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As the general election campaign kicks off, Here & Now is looking at a series of local House and Senate races around the country.

First up is the race in Colorado’s sixth congressional district between incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and challenger Morgan Carroll, a Democrat.

Voters in the district are concerned about a number of issues in this election, from immigration to refugees to gun rights. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Colorado Public Radio’s Megan Verlee about what’s at stake.

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Megan Verlee, reporter for Colorado Public Radio. She tweets @CPRverlee.

This segment aired on August 2, 2016.

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