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Scott considers jumping in GOP U.S. Senate primary

Author: Ernest Luning - October 9, 2015 - Updated: October 9, 2015

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State Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, confirmed this week that he’s considering running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Michael Bennet. If he jumps in — he said he’s in no rush to decide — Scott would join a crowded primary field that grew larger last week when state […]

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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. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.