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ENDORSEMENT WATCH | Police, rapper weigh in on CD7 contest

Author: Ernest Luning - October 10, 2018 - Updated: October 11, 2018

Three police unions and a rapper who works with prominent hip hop duo OutKast has endorsed Mark Barrington, the Republican challenging six-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado's suburban 7th Congressional District.

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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.