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Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser tops quarterly fundraising haul for state candidates in Colorado

Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser mingles with the crowd at the Mizel Foundation's anual dinner on May 24, 2017, at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Democrat Phil Weiser, a candidate for attorney general, raked in more contributions than any other state-level candidate in Colorado for the just-completed fundraising quarter — including candidates running in both parties’ primaries for governor — but one of his primary opponents said Tuesday it’s nothing to cheer about.

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Democrat Levi Tillemann blasts Republican Victor Mitchell’s attack on Utah donors as ‘dogwhistle politics’

Democratic congressional candidate Levi Tillemann, left, and Republian candidate for governor of Colorado Victor Mitchell, right (Photos by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Democratic congressional candidate Levi Tillemann on Tuesday condemned as “bigoted” and “clearly dogwhistle politics” a demand issued by Victor Mitchell, a Republican running for governor of Colorado, that one of his primary opponents — a member of a famous Mormon family that includes Mitt Romney — return all campaign contributions he’s received from Utah residents. But Mitchell […]

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U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman surpasses challenger Jason Crow’s quarterly fundraising in Colorado’s 6th District

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, takes part in a Spanish language debate on Oct. 4, 2016, at Entravision television studios in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, hauled in roughly $364,000 in the most recent fundraising quarter, his campaign said Thursday, outpacing the $300,000 his Democratic challenger Jason Crow plans to report in contributions in the battleground race for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District.

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