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Tag Archives: colorado politics

On Saturday, these groups will show you how to ‘unrig the system’ in Colorado

Are our state politics rigged? Three national groups with footholds in Colorado are gathering Saturday at The Alliance Center in Denver for a public event […]...

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

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne has joined the Colorado governor’s race. Here’s what that means.

Colorado’s lieutenant governor, Donna Lynne, officially launched a bid to replace her term-limited boss, Gov. John Hickenlooper, in mid-September after a soft-launch kind-of campaign a […]...

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August 1, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Inside the money game in Colorado’s governor’s race

The field for Colorado’s first wide-open governor’s race in decades might not be settled, but another lap in the horse race is complete. This week, […]...

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July 19, 2017 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties in Colorado? They’re trying.

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […]...

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June 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hacked docs from Wisconsin: A ‘redprint’ plan to shift Colorado to the right?

A conservative foundation based in Wisconsin is funnelling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Colorado to help shift the state to the right, according to […]...

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May 19, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado elected officials in a letter to the governor: Don’t appeal this court case

Dozens of local and state officials throughout Colorado have a message for Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper: Don’t appeal. At issue is a decision the governor […]...

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May 16, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Unaffiliated? You can vote in Colorado’s 2018 party primaries. But should the party you choose be public information?

Next year, unaffiliated voters —the state’s largest voting bloc—for the first time will be able to help choose the Democratic or Republican nominee in a […]...

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May 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

‘I’m a George Brauchler Republican,’ says first big GOP name to announce for Colorado governor

As a sprawling field of Republicans quietly lay the groundwork— and begin to file official paperwork— for a potential run for governor in 2018, George Brauchler is […]...

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April 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

US Supreme Court to Colorado think tank: Disclose your donors or don’t run these ads

  The nation’s highest court on Monday upheld a lower court’s money-in-politics ruling in a case out of Colorado that requires groups to disclose who […]...

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February 28, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Cory Gardner’s Yuma

YUMA, Colorado  — If you want to see the American political divide up close, pull up a chair around noon to the bar of the […]...

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February 17, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, 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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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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