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Jenise May vs. Kevin Priola – Republicans seek to claim a long-held Democratic seat

  If Republicans have a shot of picking up the open Senate District 25 seat – and the odds are not in their favor – that hope lies in two places: with unaffiliated voters, the...

Proponents of anti-fracking measures turn in petition signatures

UPDATE: as of 3 p.m. Monday, supporters have turned in two anti-fracking ballot measures, an initiative to raise cigarette taxes and two measures that would allow unaffiliated voters to participate in either the regular state...

Did Raise the Bar and its partner, Building a Better Colorado, violate state campaign...

Yes, says Wheat Ridge attorney Chris Forsyth, who on Friday filed a campaign finance complaint against both organizations. Forsyth, executive director of the Judicial Integrity Project, alleges Building a Better Colorado should have filed as an...

Big dollars fueling fracking fight for November

The downturn in energy prices isn’t stopping big energy companies from pouring in millions of dollars to fight two anti-fracking ballot measures and the petition drive to put them on the November ballot. The...

Clinton in Colorado through the camera lens

To the strains of the Marvin Gaye-Tammi Terrell classic "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greeted thousands of Colorado supporters Wednesday at Adams City High School in Commerce City. Clinton...

Rain barrels in Colorado – what you need to know

Are you ready for rain barrels? Next Wednesday, August 10 is the first day that most Colorado residents can legally collect rainwater off their roofs into rain barrels. Mother Nature doesn’t seem to have taken much note...

What’s ALEC? And why are so many Colorado lawmakers hooked on its ideas?

At least nine Republican lawmakers from Colorado are meeting this week with a secretive national group focused on crafting ready-to-go conservative legislation. And next year, that group, the American Legislative Exchange Council - better known as...

Littwin: Anger’s winning the Republican debates

Four angry men are leading the Republican pack: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Chris Christie.   If the Republican debates are an exercise in who can scare Americans the most, GOP Debate VI was...

Reader’s view: Ed Gillespie’s anti-carbon-tax politics are “seductively simple”

Judy Weiss, a volunteer member of Citizens' Climate Lobby, wrote a response to former Republican National Committee chair Ed Gillespie's opinion piece, "Reader’s view: Former GOP chief says embracing a carbon tax would doom...

Reader’s view: Former GOP chief says embracing a carbon tax would doom that party’s...

Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman, was the GOP nominee for the United States Senate in Virginia last year. He wrote this opinion piece reflecting on why Republican candidates should oppose a carbon tax. Republicans seeking...
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