06/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Republicans Mimic Dems, Hopes To Create Umbrella Fundraising Network

Republican operatives have started duplicating the political fundraising and organizational structure that catapulted state Democrats to power in 2004 and has helped keep them there since.

A PowerPoint presentation obtained by The Denver Post details the formation for Republicans of an outside-the- party umbrella organization called Common Sense Colorado, which hopes to direct $10 million to loosely affiliated conservative political groups.

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