Rep. Mike Coffman and Andrew Romanoff battle for women's support

By Jon Murray
The Denver Post

Mike Coffman knows his potential weak spots in his race for a fourth term in Congress. There's his past support for "personhood" ballot measures, a position he's since reversed. And there's a list of votes that give Democrats grist to argue he's been unfriendly to women.

So when the Republican congressman debuted his first TV ad recently, he launched a pre-emptive strike, making a pitch aimed at women, a critical constituency in his tight race against former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff.

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