Colorado Confidential expressed it last week:
Anyone who questions U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar's role in Colorado politics should take a look at the state's Fourth Congressional District...
Maybe Salazar is not a Godfather in the traditional sense, but he makes offers you can't refuse.
No matter how subtly Salazar wields power, that's the Godfather's way.
Weld County's Wide Street's is predicting another Musgrave victory today:
[Sen. Ken] Salazar’s working hard behind the scenes (though Betsy will try to minimize this), and has now cleared the field for another CD-4 Democratic loss.