Homebrew: Cory Gardner for vice president?

Vice president

Guess which Colorado politician Rollcall’s Stuart Rothenberg writes might have a shot for vice president? For once, it’s not Hickenlooper. “Don’t laugh,” Rothernberg says: It’s Cory Gardner.

JeffCo Time

All eyes around the country are aimed at Jefferson County’s school board race, where three conservatives are at risk of losing their seats. Via 9News.

Election day

Get your ballots in. Tonight’s your last chance to vote in this election. Via The Denver Post.

Open carry

The conversation everybody’s having after the Colorado Springs shooting: What should happen with Colorado’s open-carry laws? Via The Denver Post.

Naming him

The Gazette’s Editor and Vice President of content Joanna Bean defends her paper from the #nonoteriety movement’s critiques, explaining why her publication chose to reveal the name of the Colorado Springs gunman.

Glass ceiling

Colorado Public Radio’s Megan Verlee looks at people who are trapped in poverty and are trying to avoid working too many hours because earning more means living on less.

Photo credit: DonkeyHotey, Creative Commons, Flickr

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