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Colorado Republican Doug Robinson looks ahead in gubernatorial run: ‘We’re not going to drift to a better place’

"Colorado’s doing well, but we’re not really thinking about the future," says Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson. "We don’t have a business plan — what are the jobs and the opportunities?" Robinson discussed his campaign with Colorado Politics on Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)
Doug Robinson compares winning the Republican nomination for governor of Colorado to getting hired after a really long job interview, and he believes his background and experience will give him the edge. One of seven declared GOP candidates for next year’s election — with at least three heavyweights waiting in the wings — Robinson speaks […]

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Gary Hart endorses Democrat Mike Johnston in Colorado’s gubernatorial primary

Former state Sen. Mike Johnston, D-Denver, and former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart (Photos by Ernest Luning/Johnston and Kenneth Zirkel/Hart)

Calling him “one of the most creative and thoughtful leaders on education” nationwide, former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart on Wednesday endorsed Democrat Mike Johnston to be Colorado’s next governor. “Ahead of almost all those in his emerging generation of leaders, Mike has understood the linkage between high quality public education, and continuing education, and employment […]

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‘I’m not ruling anything out,’ Hickenlooper says of potential 2020 presidential run

Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat, talks with Politico Playbook co-authors Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman about the interaction between the states and federal government at a Playbook Exchange event on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at the S&P Global offices in Denver. (Photo via Politico Live)

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday he isn’t ruling anything out, but the Democrat downplayed rumors he might join Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, on a presidential ticket. Hickenlooper responded with a laugh when Ben Sherman and Anna Palmer, co-authors of Politico Playbook, asked him about the possibility at a Playbook Exchange discussion at […]

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Unity Party fields two more candidates, declares its primaries will be open to unaffiliated voters

Unity Party founder Bill Hammons (Photo courtesy Hammons via Facebook)

The Unity Party of Colorado decided at its first meeting as an official minor political party that it wants unaffiliated voters to have the chance to vote in its primaries — and the party’s founder welcomes a primary challenger in his run for governor next year. The party also tripled the number of candidates running […]

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