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The Centrist Project plows $8k into nonpartisan Manitou Springs mayoral race

A small mountain town’s mayoral election in Colorado is the target of outside money from an unlikely source. In recent days, residents of Manitou Springs, […]...

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

WATCH: The first head-to-head debate in the Colorado governor’s race was about … crypto-currency?

This weekend in Aspen, a Democrat and Republican running for governor of Colorado faced off about crypto-currency in a debate co-moderated by the pro wrestler […]...

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September 25, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado’s GOP will allow unaffiliated voters to help pick their nominees in the 2018 primaries

On Saturday, Sept. 23, a majority of the Colorado Republican Party’s central committee voted to stay within the bounds of a new law that opens the […]...

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September 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Donna Lynne is officially running for governor. Is the campaign Hickenlooper 2.0?

On Friday, Colorado’s lieutenant governor, Donna Lynne, became the fifth big-name Democrat to join a sprawling race to replace her boss, term-limited Gov. John Hickenlooper. […]...

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September 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Steve Barlock, GOP candidate for Colorado governor, is tying his bid 100% to Trump

After a whirlwind few weeks for Donald Trump that included violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia and the unceremonious exit of his top […]...

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September 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

How Colorado conservatives are pressing GOP candidates for governor on education policy

It’s just before 7 p.m. Tuesday and conservative talk radio host Ross Kaminsky asks his producer to include 30 seconds of background music to his […]...

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

Four Dem governor hopefuls met voters for the first time in one place. Here’s what they said.

BRECKENRIDGE — Against the backdrop of a ski slope as John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” played through a sound system, four top-tier Democratic candidates for […]...

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August 22, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Once a Republican, Erik Underwood is running for Colorado governor as a Democrat

This week, tech-media entrepreneur Erik Underwood filed paperwork to run for governor as a Democrat. That’s notable in part because the primary field is already […]...

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August 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

On Saturday, these groups will show you how to ‘unrig the system’ in Colorado

Are our state politics rigged? Three national groups with footholds in Colorado are gathering Saturday at The Alliance Center in Denver for a public event […]...

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August 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne just joined the Colorado governor’s race. Kind of. Here’s what that means.

Colorado’s lieutenant governor, Donna Lynne, announced she is launching a bid for governor. Kind of.  She filed official paperwork so she can raise and spend […]...

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

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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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