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DaVita CEO Kent Thiry says he won’t run for governor of Colorado, plans to support ‘centrist’ candidates

DaVita Inc. President and CEO Kent Thiry (Photo courtesy Thiry via Twitter)

After spending millions of dollars last year to make it easy for unaffiliated voters to help decide primary races in Colorado, DaVita Inc. President and CEO Kent Thiry, a Republican, announced Monday he won’t be running for governor next year but said he plans to support candidates and causes in upcoming elections.

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Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman says ALEC is ‘extremely valuable’

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman talks about her accomplishments during an interview on Feb. 24, 2017, at her office in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman hates traffic. At least that’s what she told an audience at the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council meeting in Denver on Wednesday. Coffman, who is considering a run for governor, was feeling “disheveled” after spending nearly an hour trying to get into the downtown Denver hotel where the meeting was […]

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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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ALEC puts Colorado label on business-friendly policies for lawmakers

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The American Legislative Exchange Council kicks off its three-day annual gathering in Denver Wednesday to tilt state legislators from across the country toward the industry-friendly principles of free markets and limited government. Moreover, the business-supported nonprofit best known by its acronym, ALEC, helps them draft pro-business legislation to fight a ground war of sorts in […]

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