Author : Sandra Fish

States of Play: Who raised more money from inside Colorado in the big race for governor?

We know Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Victor Mitchell, both multimillionaires, are fueling their own campaigns with their own money in their quests to become […]...

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May 22, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Screen Time: Big bucks are behind those political TV ads in Colorado. Here’s who is paying.

Republican Walker Stapleton, the current state treasurer who is running for Colorado governor, hit the cable airwaves last week and is coming to a TV […]...

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May 21, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As seen on TV: Super PAC spending in the Colorado governor’s race

Two Super PACs will advertise heavily on TV in support of Democratic candidates for governor Cary Kennedy and Mike Johnston in the month before the […]...

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May 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Campaign cash in four quick charts (with questions)

A ton of money is pouring into Colorado’s 2018 election cycle, and it’s likely to grow exponentially. Already, gubernatorial candidates spent nearly $15 million through […]...

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May 8, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Mix

Colorado’s TV political ad spending nears $6M. It will only grow until the June 26 election.

Colorado candidates and independent spending committees are pouring nearly $6 million into TV advertising, much of it focused on the governor’s race. Two multi-millionaire gubernatorial […]...

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May 7, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]...

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October 17, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

U.S. Chamber of Commerce enters the ad market

Denver political ad buys are escalating (but you knew that), here's the latest....

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May 9, 2014 Politics

Hickenlooper leads gov fundraising pack

Incumbent Democrat has five times the money in the bank as his GOP rivals....

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May 6, 2014 Politics, The Mix

Colorado political ad watch: This week’s numbers

So far more than $3.7 million for 38 hours of political ads are contracted at Denver's top five TV stations. It will only get worse....

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May 2, 2014 Politics, The Mix

Denver TV station subject of political ad complaint

Complaints are filed over political ads against 11 TV stations, including Denver's KMGH....

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May 1, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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