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Five things we learned when Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates got on the same stage to talk about education

Nine Republicans and Democrats hoping to become Colorado’s next governor offered contrasting views Friday of the state’s public schools to an audience of more than […]...

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October 16, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In

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

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

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

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

Democrat Cary Kennedy is running for governor of Colorado. Here’s what that means.

This week, Cary Kennedy became the third big name to kick off a campaign for governor on the Democratic side. The former state treasurer who […]...

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April 10, 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

Dems choose bridge-builder Morgan Carroll as new state party leader

As the state Democratic party gathers itself for next year’s mid-term elections, party faithful representing both the progressive and establishment camps rallied behind former state […]...

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March 11, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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