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Comments by Marble elicit quick reaction

Author: Peter Marcus - August 26, 2013 - Updated: August 26, 2013

State senator comes under fire for remarks about diets of blacks, Latinos Republican state Sen. Vicki Marble’s comments this week linking poor health within black and Latino communities to diets including barbecue chicken has led to Democrats declaring open season on Republicans. For Democrats and critics of the Republican Party, her poorly chosen words offer […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.