Colorado Republicans come home, Democrats head to Philadelphia

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DENVER -- One convention down, one to go.

The Republican National Convention wrapped with Donald Trump’s 75-minute speech in Cleveland.

GOP delegate Justin Everett, who was a staunch Ted Cruz supporter, said the speech appeared to go over well with Colorado delegates.

“He was fairly successful  with the Colorado delegation. We were the Colorado trouble makers and I would say he won half the delegation over,” Everett said.

Other delegates were not impressed.

“I know what a cult leader looks like,” said Kendal Unruh, a delegate who led the "Never Trump" movement.

Meanwhile, Democrats are preparing for their big week in Philadelphia next week.

“I am so honored to be chosen to speak at the Democratic National Convention,” Rep. Crisanta Duran said. “The Democratic National Convention is going to be about why Hillary (Clinton) has the right vision for America."

Gov. John Hickenlooper will also speak, a consolation prize to not being named Clinton's vice presidential running mate.

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, who became Clinton's choice for vice president no Friday night, said during a recent stop in Denver that he was flattered with the speculation that eventually  became reality.

“Well, my mom likes it and she’s 81. Look, I went through it in 2008 . It’s probably not so much about me but where I am from -- Virginia is a battleground state,” Kaine said.

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