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Once a Democrat, Greg Lopez was Colorado’s youngest mayor. Now he’s a Republican running for governor.

In 1992, when Greg Lopez won a municipal election in Parker at the age of 27, he became Colorado’s youngest-serving mayor. His election happened around […]...

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September 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis wants to make preschool and full-day kindergarten free. That could prove tough.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder, the latest Democrat to enter the 2018 governor’s race, faces an uphill battle in fulfilling one of his […]...

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June 13, 2017 Blog, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Jared Polis is running for governor of Colorado. Here’s what that means.

Boulder Congressman Jared Polis this week became the fifth big-name Democrat to launch a campaign for governor. His entrance upends a primary field that already […]...

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June 12, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How Colorado’s Democratic candidates for governor would handle this important oil-and-gas court ruling

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who leaves office next year because of term limits, said he will decide by May 18 whether to appeal a state Court […]...

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May 15, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Businessman outsider— and Romney nephew— joins Colorado’s GOP governor’s race

As a sprawling field of Republicans lays the groundwork— and begins to file official paperwork— for a potential run for governor in 2018, a man […]...

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May 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

‘Moderate’ Colorado Democrat Noel Ginsburg is running for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Denver businessman Noel Ginsburg became the fourth big name to launch a Democratic campaign for Colorado governor. The CEO of Intertech Plastics and […]...

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May 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

With Ken Salazar out, here’s a look at the 2018 Democratic primary for governor in Colorado

Late Wednesday evening, former U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar of Colorado dropped a bomb on the 2018 governor’s race. He won’t be running, he wrote in a […]...

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March 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Mike Johnston kicked off the 2018 Democratic primary for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Colorado’s 2018 Democratic primary race for the governor’s seat officially took off. Mike Johnston, a 42-year-old recently-departed senator who represented northeast Denver, launched […]...

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January 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper campaign allows Beauprez to be formidable foe

The race to be Colorado’s next governor began when Bob Beauprez won the Republican primary in June. The former congressman was considered the moderate alternative […]...

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November 4, 2014 Just In, Top Stories

Hickenlooper’s first TV ad touts job creation, collaboration

John Hickenlooper’s campaign is out with his first TV ad this week, “Restaurant,” which highlights the governor as a business owner and the political lessons […]...

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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