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After intense scrutiny, no evidence emerges of wrongdoing by Hancock

Author: Ernest Luning - June 17, 2011 - Updated: June 17, 2011

A week after winning election as Denver’s next mayor, City Councilman Michael Hancock was working round the clock to deflect allegations that surfaced in the closing days of the campaign that he purchased the services of high-class prostitutes several years ago. While Hancock has vehemently denied any involvement with the defunct Denver Players escort service, […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.