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Colorado Democrats file complaint against Ken Buck’s campaign

Allison Sherry
The Denver Post
Senate candidate Ken Buck greeted supports gathered for a primary night party in Loveland Tuesday night. The Ken Buck primary night party is being held inside the Embassy Suites hotel Tuesday night, August 10, 2010, in Loveland, Colorado. Karl Gehring, The Denver Post
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The Colorado Democratic Party filed a complaint Monday with the Federal Elections Commission, alleging Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck’s campaign has illegally coordinated with Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and his Senate Conservatives Fund.

It is illegal for outside groups to coordinate directly with candidates or campaigns if they are spending money on a candidate’s behalf.

DeMint’s PAC has spent $305,000 in Colorado’s Senate race, and state Democrats say numerous planned appearances together prove that De Mint’s and Buck’s offices are communicating and coordinating campaign strategy.



In the complaint, Democrats point out that the two have campaigned together, that DeMint has sent fundraising letters on Buck’s

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