Tag Archives: colorado governor

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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September 10, 2014 Just In

Keefe on the Bob Beauprez “wilderness” years

  Political cartoonist Mike Keefe weighs in following a Colorado Independent article about GOP candidate for governor and former Congressman Bob Beauprez’s eight years out […]...

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September 4, 2014 Keefe, The Blogs

Hick pulls trick shot

Gov. John Hickenlooper has a particular talent for goofy, memorable campaign videos, the latest being a spin-off of a clever Republican Governor’s Association attack ad and a mildly self deprecating spin on his own policy maneuvering....

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August 29, 2014 Just In

Green Party to Hick: We’re on political playground too

If you’re a Green Party candidate and you want to get news of your campaign out there, what do you do? If you’re Harry Hempy […]...

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August 18, 2014 Just In

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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