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COPO BEST OF THE WEEK: Running-mate mystery, Coloradan’s Interior view and more

Author: Mark Harden - July 6, 2018 - Updated: July 6, 2018

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Here’s our recap of some of our best stories of the week from the Colorado Politics staff.

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U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, at left, and state Treasurer Walker Stapleton are running for Colorado governor. (Associated Press photos)

> Stapleton taps running mate — but plans to keep selection secret for awhile

> Interior’s No. 2 man sees Washington from a Colorado point of view

> Stapleton, Polis lay out strategies for fall campaigns

> Ex-congressional candidate from Denver tweets she’s given up on white people

> TRAIL MIX | No. 2 pick not a No. 1 attention getter

> INSIGHTS: Will candidates talk differently after primary? It might not matter

> EPA’s new leader lobbied for Colo. uranium company on shrinking Bears Ears

> Drilling setback ballot measure would keep rigs off of most Colorado lands

> Polis picks former state lawmaker Dianne Primavera as running mate

> EPA’s new leader lobbied for Colo. uranium company

> INSIGHTS | Hickenlooper fits the mold of Jimmy Carter

> Democrat Jena Griswold spends $260,000 on fall TV ads in secretary of state race

Democrat Jena Griswold, a candidate for Colorado secretary of state. (Photo courtesy Jena Griswold campaign)

> Coffman: Trump administration is shifting blame on border policy

> Denver councilwoman crafts bill to end ‘discrimination’ via rent-voucher refusal

> Hickenlooper calls for investigation into Trump immigration policy

> Coffman asks Trump to put a general in charge of reuniting families

> AARP distances itself from ad by Colorado United for Families

> Denver launching effort to reduce wasted food across city

Mark Harden

Mark Harden

Mark Harden is managing editor of Colorado Politics. He previously was news director at the Denver Business Journal; city editor, online news editor, state editor, national editor and popular music critic at The Denver Post; and an editor and reporter at newspapers in the Seattle area and San Francisco.