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Independent petitions Colorado Supreme Court for re-hearing in prosecutorial misconduct case

The Colorado Independent is asking the state Supreme Court to re-hear its request to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir […]...

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June 21, 2018 Campaign Finance, Just In, The Mix

Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer, donors […]...

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January 23, 2018 Campaign Finance, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Groups with a stake in Colorado’s school board elections raise $1.5 million to influence them

Union committees and various political groups have raised more than $1.5 million so far to influence the outcome of school board elections across the state, […]...

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October 19, 2017 Campaign Finance, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, 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

Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to […]...

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July 13, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado’s High Court rules in favor of DougCo schools—but not vouchers

Updated below to add statement from Douglas County School District. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday handed the Douglas County School District its second legal […]...

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July 3, 2017 Campaign Finance, Education, Just In, The Mix

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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