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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 Andy Kerr raises more than $104,000 in bid to replace Colorado U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter

State Sen. Andy Kerr, D-Lakewood, addresses a rally in support of public education on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Denver's Civic Center Park. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Colorado State Sen. Andy Kerr, a Democrat hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, will report raising more than $104,000 in his first fundraising period, Colorado Politics has learned. The campaign says fundraising was driven by grassroots and in-state donations, with 536 donors. More than 85 percent came from within […]

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Democrat Dominick Moreno raises nearly $85,000 in bid to replace Colorado U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter

Colorado State Sen. Dominick Moreno, a Democrat hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District, will report raising nearly $85,000 in his first fundraising period, Colorado Politics has learned. Moreno, who announced his campaign at the end of May and had just five weeks left in the fundraising quarter, received financial […]

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Perlmutter says not enough ‘fire in the belly’ to run for Colorado governor

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, announces he's running for governor of Colorado in the 2018 election alongside his wife, Nancy, on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Natural Grocers store in Golden. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

An emotional Ed Perlmutter said Tuesday that he does not have “enough fire in the belly” to juggle both a gubernatorial campaign and to serve in Congress. The high-profile Democrat bowed out of the governor’s race at a news conference in Golden that at times felt more like a funeral, as supporters hugged each other […]

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State Rep. Brittany Pettersen and ProgressNow’s Ian Silverii get married at Colorado governor’s mansion

Newlyweds Ian Silverii, executive director of ProgressNow Colorado, and state Rep. Brittany Pettersen, raise their arms after saying their vows on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion in Denver. (Photo by Michele Holtje Todaro via Facebook)

State Rep. Brittany Pettersen, a Democratic candidate for Congress, and Ian Silverii, executive director of ProgressNow Colorado, both of Lakewood, were married on Saturday, July 1, in a ceremony in the carriage house and garden at the Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion in Denver in front of hundreds of friends and family members. The bride […]

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Noonan: Three strong candidates for CD7 can set a vision for Dems across the nation

Paula Noonan
The 2018 election will scramble the political scene in Colorado. Two Democratic U.S. representatives are vying for governor. Three prominent state Democratic legislators from Jefferson and Adams counties will go after the open 7th Congressional District seat vacated by US Rep. Ed Perlmutter.

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