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Cary Kennedy crushed the Colorado caucuses. What that means and what comes next.

Democrats in Colorado finally got a snapshot— if only through a very small aperture— showing who the most hardcore activists in their party seem to […]...

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March 7, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado governor’s race: It’s caucus day. Here’s what you should know.

Colorado voters are primed for the governor’s race of a generation. It starts in earnest today.  With more than a dozen Democratic and Republican hopefuls […]...

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March 6, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Must Reads, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

For the Democrats running for governor in Colorado, gun bans take center stage

UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect Erik Underwood’s position on a 2013 Colorado gun law. Following the slaughter of 17 people at a […]...

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March 1, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

‘Power abhors a vacuum’: What’s a 2018 Colorado GOP state assembly without Tom Tancredo?

UPDATE: On Feb. 13, Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said she would change course and go through the assembly process.  Want to see how a Trumpist […]...

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January 30, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

On the stump: Polis pitches big ideas. How to fund them is an open question.

PARKER, CO — From the street, an “Impeach Trump” sign framed in twinkling white Christmas lights makes the suburban Douglas County home of Carolyn Williamson […]...

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December 20, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado AG Cynthia Coffman wants concealed carry for guns across state lines

Days after it was reported that Cynthia Coffman, who is running for governor in Colorado, was one of only two Republican attorneys general who hadn’t signed a […]...

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December 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Cary Kennedy on the stump: Change TABOR, give locals more control on fracking, ban military-style guns

At a Tuesday campaign stop on a liberal arts campus in Colorado Springs, Democrat Cary Kennedy said if she becomes governor she would want to […]...

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November 29, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

6 takeaways from 7 GOP candidates for governor in Colorado

Over burgers and beer in a historic fort in Weld County’s gas patch Monday night, seven Republicans running for governor largely agreed on issues ranging […]...

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November 14, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

George Brauchler ditches the governor’s race to run for attorney general

In August, when the Republican side of the governor’s race was still shaping up and District Attorney George Brauchler was atop of the field, he […]...

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November 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Denverite reporter on layoffs: ‘Please don’t forget journalism is in jeopardy at every level’

In a startling turn for a hyperlocal news site seen as a potential model for other cities, Denverite laid off three staffers totaling about a third of […]...

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November 9, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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