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Swing-state Colorado turns blue again, but not by a landslide

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Miranda Reyes of Limon, casts her ballot at the Lincoln County Courthouse on November 6, 2012 in Hugo, Colorado. Colorado is a swing state garnering nine electoral votes in the presidential race. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Latino voters played a crucial role in Colorado, helping President Obama carry the swing state as he did in 2008. However, it was still a close race in the state with 51 percent for Obama versus to 46 percent for Romney.

Once upon a time, Republicans could count on Colorado to deliver, so what's changed?

Floyd Ciruli, an independent pollster in Denver, joins the show to give us some insight on his state's changing politics. 

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