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The Mix:

News and analysis pulled from the rush

JARED POLIS | Boulder congressman has big plans and big money to push them

Jared Polis wants you to know he doesn’t answer to anyone but the people of Colorado. No “special interests” or corporations. No big individual donors. […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

VICTOR MITCHELL | A serial entrepreneur who built six companies. Can he build a successful nomination?

Victor Mitchell does not want this story to begin this way. Snapshot I: It’s a Saturday evening in mid-May and the multimillionaire entrepreneur with spiky […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Here’s the money being used to push candidates for Colorado governor

The most competitive Colorado governor’s contest in decades and several other contentious primary battles enter the final week with plenty more political TV ads to […]...

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June 18, 2018 All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

MIKE JOHNSTON | A charismatic campaigner trying to build bridges in bridge-burning times

In a wide-open Democratic primary for governor, it might be surprising that Colorado’s teachers unions oppose the only educator in the race. That’s Mike Johnston, […]...

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June 17, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Mix

DOUG ROBINSON | In the shadow of a front-runner, a tall man makes his move

“Hey, hi, Doug Robinson calling. Hope you are well. Listen, just touching base with you— you’ve probably seen some of the news over the last […]...

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June 17, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Must Reads, Politics, The Mix

GREG LOPEZ | A ‘taste-test’ candidate counts on personal touch to prove skeptics wrong

In the world of conventional political wisdom — a world to which he pays no mind — Greg Lopez’s chances of winning the Republican primary […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Griego, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix

DONNA LYNNE | A healthcare exec. A lieutenant governor. A first-time candidate fights to make her mark.

As political strategists tell it, voters typically remember no more than two things about people seeking public office. Thing No. 1 about Donna Lynne: When […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Keefe: Zero Tolerance

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June 15, 2018 Just In, Keefe, The Mix

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Twelve

I know we’ve been calling it the home stretch for a couple of weeks here at the Littwin gov rankings home base. But now we […]...

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June 15, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

‘Don’t leave us in this fight’: Rallying in Denver, immigrants decry family separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is “not […]...

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June 15, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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