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Treasurer Walker Stapleton is running for Colorado governor. What that means.

In early October, Republican State Treasurer Walker Stapleton officially waded into the large field for governor with a low-key weekend announcement on social media...

Doug Robinson, businessman outsider— and Romney nephew— joins Colorado’s GOP...

As a sprawling field of Republicans laid the groundwork and filed official paperwork for a potential run for governor in 2018, a man with...

Hustled: We saw this coming

  Remember President Obama playing pool with Gov. Hickenlooper at the Wynkoop Brewery earlier this summer? It’s now the centerpiece of a Republican Governors...

Republican Governors Association calls for feds to pay undocumented immigrants’ Medicaid

This week, the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee released a report on Medicaid that outlines cost-saving measures decided upon by 31 Republican governors. Among the policy recommendations is a proposal to require the federal government to pay for the care of undocumented immigrants.

From one Aspen extreme to another

They say if you don't like Colorado's weather, just wait a few minutes. Sometimes the same can be said of its politics. In Aspen, the partisan winds have been blowing from right to left recently. One moment Texas Gov. Rick Perry is stumping in front of a room full of Republican fat cats for a potential presidential bid. The next thing you know first lady Michelle Obama is kicking off her shoes and wiggling her toes in Aspen Skiing Co. Managing Partner Jim Crown's lawn, raising money for her husband's 2012 campaign.

Obama mines riches of Aspen in re-election bid

Barack Obama's reelection campaign is off to a strong start, thanks in no small part to Aspen Skiing Company managing partner Jim Crown, who raised tens of thousands of dollars for the president.

Pawlenty names 28-year old-campaign manager, who is answering God’s call

Potential presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty scored a coup yesterday when he announced that he has signed on Nick Ayers to be his campaign manager. Ayers, a deeply religious 28-year old, is the former head of the Republican Governors Association, a group that funneled money into Minnesota’s Future to run negative ads against Mark Dayton during the 2010 gubernatorial election. It’s also Pawlenty second hire who has a record of drunk driving.
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