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The privilege and promise of Walker Stapleton: A Portrait in Four Parts

The life and times of Walker Stapleton, Colorado's 2018 Republican nominee for governor

How Jared Polis Gets What He Wants: A Portrait in Four Parts

This is The Colorado Independent's complete four-part series on Jared Polis, Colorado’s Democratic nominee for governor. You can click directly to Part 1 (Polis’s early years and business career), Part 2 (Polis's entry into...

Nonprofits funnel millions of dark-money dollars into Colorado politics

Of the 2018 election cycle’s top 10 political donors, at least three are legally capable of bringing dark money into Colorado elections. Because they are nonprofits, The Sixteen Thirty Fund, Education Reform Now Advocacy and...

Littwin: Stapleton changes debate strategy, trading in faux anger for phony outrage

If you watch the governor’s debates closely — and, because it’s my job, I do — you saw a, uh, radical change in Walker Stapleton’s strategy Wednesday night at Colorado State University. In the previous debate,...
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