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In tight state House race, Benge slams Kagan for being a man

  The Republican newcomer seeking to represent Colorado’s House District 3 is running largely on one qualification – womanhood. A persistent, gender-loaded message underscores Candice […]...

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September 29, 2014 Just In, Politics, The Beats
More vacancy committees slated for off-session legislative hopefuls

More vacancy committees slated for off-session legislative hopefuls

Michael Johnston's win in the SD 33 vacancy committee election Monday night is just one of a handful of district party gatherings expected within the next few weeks to choose successors for state lawmakers departing for greener pastures. ...

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May 12, 2009 Blog, Politics
Speaker Carroll notifies Facebook friends he won’t seek Groff’s seat

Speaker Carroll notifies Facebook friends he won’t seek Groff’s seat

Laying to rest speculation he might ditch control of the Colorado House of Representatives to make a bid for a state Senate vacancy, House Speaker Terrance Carroll spelled out his intentions this weekend on his Facebook page:

Terrance Carroll says...

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April 14, 2009 Center Well, Politics
LIVEBLOG: HD 3 vacancy committee meets to elect successor to McGihon

LIVEBLOG: HD 3 vacancy committee meets to elect successor to McGihon

UPDATE: Daniel Kagan will replace retiring state Rep. Anne McGihon representing House District 3, a vacancy committee decided Thursday night. As Denver came to a near-standstill because of a freak spring blizzard, state House District 3 vacancy committee chair Paula...

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March 26, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
And then there were nine — Farquhar withdraws from HD 3 vacancy race

And then there were nine — Farquhar withdraws from HD 3 vacancy race

National legislative policy expert Doug Farquhar pulled his name from the running to replace retiring Democratic state Rep. Anne McGihon on Wednesday, narrowing the field slightly to nine hopefuls. Farquhar, a long-time Platt Park resident, notified district officials he had...

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March 26, 2009 Blog, Politics
Dems: Blizzard won’t stop HD 3 meeting to pick McGihon replacement

Dems: Blizzard won’t stop HD 3 meeting to pick McGihon replacement

Schools and courts are closing, flights are cancelled and the State Legislature is even considering a snow day, but the blizzard blasting Colorado won't keep the state House District 3 vacancy committee from meeting Thursday night to...

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March 26, 2009 Blog, Politics
HD 3 vacancy committee set to vote Thursday to replace retiring McGihon

HD 3 vacancy committee set to vote Thursday to replace retiring McGihon

The vacancy committee for House District 3 is set to pick the successor for Democratic state Rep. Anne McGihon from among 10 candidates Thursday night. McGihon, a Denver attorney, announced March 16 she planned to step down from the...

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March 25, 2009 Center Well, Politics
Birth control bill passes Colorado House, moves on to governor’s desk

Birth control bill passes Colorado House, moves on to governor’s desk

Efforts to block a contraception bill shriveled today in the Colorado House after a series of weird and contentious legislative hearings and an unsuccessful attempt during a House floor debate Friday to add a poison pill amendment to...

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March 23, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Birth control bill survives poison pill amendment

Birth control bill survives poison pill amendment

Colorado House Republicans failed in their attempt Friday to modify the Birth Control Protection Act that would re-define pregnancy as at the moment of conception. During the floor debate, bill co-sponsor Rep. Anne McGihon (D-Denver) derided the wrecking amendment...

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March 21, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Contraception foes share bizarre theories, intimate lives at House hearing

Contraception foes share bizarre theories, intimate lives at House hearing

During a hearing Monday on the Birth Control Protection Act, five anti-contraception witnesses spoke out, often with rambling filibusters and indelicate public disclosures about their personal sexual histories....

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March 19, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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