Stroud beats Murphy; now ready for DeGette - Colorado Politics

Stroud beats Murphy; now ready for DeGette

Author: Peter Marcus - July 2, 2012 - Updated: July 2, 2012

Former Denver Republican Party Chairman Danny Stroud crushed opponent Richard Murphy in Tuesday’s Congressional District 1 Republican primary, paving the way for an uphill general election challenge against incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver. The relatively tame campaign between Stroud and Murphy, nicknamed the “mystery trucker” for his profession and sudden emergence onto the […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.