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Dems increase ranks, take control at State House

Author: Ernest Luning - November 12, 2012 - Updated: November 12, 2012

Democrats retook control of the Colorado House by a wide margin and kept their majority in the Senate on Tuesday, smoothing the path for legislation stalled by Republicans in the last session when the GOP ruled the House by one seat. Democrats increased their share of House seats from 32 to 37 seats, leaving Republicans […]

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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.