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Tag Archives: Jared Polis

Cary Kennedy, Democrat for governor, comes out with a public option healthcare plan

Last month, when talking about how she planned to make healthcare more affordable in Colorado, Cary Kennedy, a Democrat running in a crowded primary for […]...

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

Littwin: What are the chances a pro-business moderate can win a Dem gov primary in 2018?

I just read Corey Hutchins’ sit-down with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne on her decision to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. And I’m confused […]...

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September 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Shutting down DACA would be an entirely Trump-made disaster

Here’s a guess. Even Donald Trump knows that shutting down the DACA program, as he’s strongly hinted he would, would be a disaster, both personal […]...

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September 1, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, 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

Jared Polis, Walker Stapleton, and Colorado’s low campaign cash limits

Two recent events that shifted the ground under Colorado’s sprawling candidate field for governor have lent scrutiny to the rules governing how money is raised […]...

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August 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

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

Littwin: Ed Perlmutter, the might-have-been governor the Democrats let get away

In the bizarre political world in which we now live, one should be quite cautious before labeling anything either strange or unexpected because the weirdness […]...

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July 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, 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

Littwin: The governor’s race is so big that Democrats are sending in their entire bench

Now that Jared Polis, the well-known political disrupter, has officially shaken up the Democratic race for governor, at least one thing is clear: No one […]...

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June 13, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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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