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Running for Congress: We all condemn it, but money is the most vital part of any election

In my last essay, I talked in general terms about why I chose to run for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008. Today, let’s get a bit more into the weeds on the mechanics of how you actually run for office. I offer this for two reasons: first, it is, I think, interesting to […]

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What’s it like to run for office? Exhausting, exhilarating and, above all, humbling

In 2008, it was my honor, and I truly mean that term, honor, to run for the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado’s 5th Congressional District. I ran as a Democrat, albeit a somewhat conservative one, in one of the most Republican districts in the nation. I took on incumbent Congressman Doug Lamborn with little […]

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