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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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Former Republican state lawmaker says he was only kidding about beheading reporters, ‘seditious leakers’

"Three CNN employees forced to resign over a Trump/Russia fake news story," reads a June 27, 2017, Facebook post by former state Sen. Shawn Mitchell, R-Broomfield, "There are so many. If Karma is waking up, the trundle carts will start filling and rolling, and the guillotines will be kept busy accommodating hack reporters and seditious leakers, by and large fiction-writing, seditious leakers." Mitchell later said he had been joking. (via Facebook)

After news broke this week that three CNN reporters had been fired because of problems with a story about Donald Trump and Russia, former Republican Colorado Sen. Shawn Mitchell entertained the notion in a social media post that “the guillotines will be kept busy” taking care of “hack reporters and seditious leakers” if there’s karmic justice […]

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Unity Party gains official status as minor political party in Colorado

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

After logging more than 1,000 members earlier this week, the Unity Party officially became a minor party in Colorado, Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced, and its founder couldn’t be happier. “This is very exciting,” said Bill Hammons, who has appeared on the ballot four times on the ticket and is running for governor in […]

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ICYMI: Hemp bill hot water, redistricting outcry in El Paso County, Aurora performing arts center in the works

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A bill designed to help an Arkansas Valley hemp farmer in a water dispute with the federal government landed state Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, in some hot water with at least one constituent. Coram sponsored Senate Bill 117, which recognizes industrial

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