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Colorado CD-6 prospect Levi Tillemann gets a glowing review — in a Utah newspaper

Aurora Democrat Levi Tillemann is pictured with his uncle Justin on Elephant Butte near Evergreen in a family photo provided by his campaign. Tillemann announced in May 2017 that he was exploring a run for the 6th Congressional District seat held by Republican Mike Coffman. (Photo courtesy Levi Tillemann)

That Levi Tilleman sure seems to turn heads. The Democratic political newcomer and energy expert isn’t even a declared candidate yet in the 2018 race for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District; he’s only set up an exploratory committee as he considers a run against five-term Republican incumbent Mike Coffman. Yet, he has stirred media buzz, including […]

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National group touts Jason Crow’s Army service in his 6th CD bid against Mike Coffman

Democrat Jason Crow, an Army Ranger combat veteran, is pictured on active duty in this undated photograph provided by Crow's campaign. He announced on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, that he's challenging five-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican and Army and Marine Corps combat veteran, in the 2018 election. (Photo courtesy Jason Crow for Congress campaign)

A national group that recruits candidates with a military background has endorsed Democratic Army veteran Jason Crow in his bid for the 6th Congressional District seat of five-term incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a retired Marine major. New Politics Executive Director Emily Cherniack sent a statement to Colorado media today calling Crow, “the kind of American who […]

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Levi Tillemann rejects call to declare candidacy in 6th District, says he’s still considering run

Democrat Levi Tillemann stands with his dog Tesla (not pictured) in a photo provided by his exploratory committee. He announced on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, that he's exploring a run for the 6th Congressional District seat held by Republican Mike Coffman. (Photo courtesy Levi Tillemann)

A local conservative organization is charging that Democrat Levi Tillemann is only pretending to be weighing a bid for Congress and has demanded the Aurora resident make his campaign official. But the former Obama administration official insists he’s staying “well within the boundaries” of federal election law and plans to decide soon whether or not […]

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YESTERYEAR: Astronaut turned would-be Colorado congressman memorialized

Mark and George Lundeen, who sculpted the statue of Jack Swigert, proudly stood in front of their work in Statuary Hall in this May 1997 photo. (Statesman archives)
Twenty Years Ago this Week in The Colorado Statesman … A statue of Jack Swigert, Apollo 13 astronaut, was unveiled in Washington D.C., memorializing the fallen Coloradan in Statuary Hall. Swigert died from cancer in 1982 just days before he was to be sworn in as Colorado’s first elected Congressman from the newly created 6th […]

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Jesse Mallory takes reins at Americans For Prosperity-Colorado from Michael Fields

Americans for Prosperity Colorado state director Jesse Mallory, left, and former state director Michael Fields, a senior director of issue education for the Americnas for Prosperity Foundation (Mallory photo courtesy AFP-Colorado, Fields photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado statesman)

After serving as chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Republicans for five sessions, Jesse Mallory takes over as state director of Americans for Prosperity-Colorado, the influential conservative organization announced Monday. AFP-Colorado’s previous state director, Michael Fields, was named senior director of issue education for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a related organization, he announced […]

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