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A dark money lawsuit, a colorful cast of characters, and Colorado’s citizen campaign finance cop

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: A former GOP congressman, a Koch-connected talk radio host, a pastor who once conducted an exorcism of […]...

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April 4, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Democratic lawmakers take on dark money in elections communications

Last year, at least four campaign fliers showed up in voters’ mailboxes in the Front Range that didn’t disclose who paid for the mailers. As […]...

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March 16, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The winner of the 2016 election in Colorado just may be Wayne Williams

This week, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams finally roared. What set him off? Not claims of a rigged election. Not the signatures of dead […]...

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December 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Watchdog or bully? How a $10,000 fine led to a GOP blowup

  A judge in Denver has fined Colorado’s Republican Party Committee $10,000 for failing to follow guidelines related to disclosing donors. But behind the fine […]...

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February 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado House Majority Leader Stephens under siege from the right

Colorado House Majority Leader Amy Stephens is feeling the heat – not from sweltering summer temperatures but instead from the sizzling tempers of Republican "anarchists" who think the Monument legislator has violated conservative and constitutional values. They seem bent on...

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August 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

Colorado GOP Wadhams-Harvey feud now spotlighting Harvey finances

The feud between outgoing state Republican Party Chair Dick Wadhams and state Sen. Ted Harvey, who aims to succeed him, is exploding with revelations about Harvey’s financial history....

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March 21, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Recent Clear the Bench court loss highlights both-ways legal strategy

Recent Clear the Bench court loss highlights both-ways legal strategy

Clear the Bench Colorado founder Matt Arnold this week lost another court case, the second case in the last half year, but not for lack of trying. Arnold appealed the ruling in the first case even as he...

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March 10, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

Carroll: Lawmakers could still address conflict issues raised by SOS Gessler

Colorado State Senator Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, said she missed an opportunity to head off the controversy now surrounding newly elected Secretary of State Scott Gessler. Carroll had been weighing whether or not to introduce legislation that would have set...

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January 25, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Secretary of State smacks Clear the Bench

Secretary of State smacks Clear the Bench

As the head of Clear the Bench Colorado, firebrand Matt Arnold has toured conservative activist events across the state this past year asking Coloradans to vote against retaining members of the state's supreme court. He argued and is arguing...

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October 15, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Clear the Bench ruling limits donations in key weeks before election

Clear the Bench ruling limits donations in key weeks before election

In ruling Friday in Denver against Clear the Bench Colorado, the small-government committee seeking to oust three state supreme court justices, Judge Robert Spencer levied […]...

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September 27, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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Colorado secretary of state on 2016 Electoral College vote: ‘They’re investigating’

  “They’re investigating.” That’s what Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said this week about the state attorney general’s office and a probe into what […]

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