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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...

Nonprofits funnel millions of dark-money dollars into Colorado politics Three groups have plowed $8.6...

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...

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...

Debate highlights: Polis and Stapleton on Trump, Bernie, Jovan Melton and that ‘99 police...

Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton spent parts of Colorado’s second-to-last gubernatorial debate trying to turn a 1999 police incident involving his opponent, Democratic Congressman...

His last two elections were GOP waves. This year Walker Stapleton could be wading...

This is the final installment of a four-part series about Colorado’s Republican nominee for governor. Read part one, part two and part three. Walker Stapleton is no happy...

Pedigree and political ambition launched Walker Stapleton into the treasurer’s office, but state pension...

Walke Stapleton, running for governor, departed from his Democratic predecessor as state treasurer

Walker Stapleton’s short and winding road from business to politics The privilege and promise...

Walker Stapleton's short and winding road from business to politics

The privilege and promise of Walker Stapleton An elite East Coast background, a powerful...

Walker Stapleton, the GOP nominee for Colorado governor, is a scion of two powerful political families who had early ambitious for public office

Littwin: Stapleton is mad as hell, and he doesn’t think you should take it...

PUEBLO — Walker Stapleton is mad as hell and not just because he’s losing in the polls to Jared Polis. He’s mad — red-faced...

Six takeaways from the first Walker Stapleton and Jared Polis debate Colorado's candidates for...

In Colorado’s first televised gubernatorial debate of the 2018 general election, Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton did what voters have come to...