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Colorado Springs’ Sen. Mike Merrifield said it’s time to retire, maybe

Author: Joey Bunch - September 5, 2017 - Updated: September 5, 2017

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State Sen. Mike Merrifield, D-Colorado Springs, bikes through the woods in this 2013 photograph posted to his Facebook page. (Photo courtesy Mike Merrifield via Facebook) The news came as a surprise Saturday night when Rep. Pete Lee told a gathering of Democrats at Colorado College he planned to run for Sen. Mike Merrifield’s District 11 […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.