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Beauprez joins crowded field in guv’s race

Author: Ernest Luning - March 9, 2014 - Updated: March 9, 2014

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez formally entered the governor’s race this week, making it eight Republicans hoping to take on incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper. “I’ve been watching this race and thinking that this was an opportunity to maybe take some turf back for the GOP side, especially given the governor’s record of late,” Beauprez […]

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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.