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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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Colorado lawmakers praise, deride Trump’s revision to Cuba travel, trade policy

President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami. The president announced changes to Obama-era Cuba policy, and challenged the Castro government to negotiate a better deal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump’s announcement Friday that he plans to tighten restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba drew mixed reactions from Colorado lawmakers, with Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner voicing support and Democrats U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter calling the move “a mistake” and ‘shortsighted.”

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It has been too long since we’ve checked in with Colorado Pols’ ‘Big Line’

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

…And with Colorado’s candidate casting call in full swing already for a host of offices from governor on down, well, shame on us for not returning to the venerable fount of political handicapping sooner. But we’ll make this one a teaser, just listing Pols’ top-rated prospect in each of the most-watched races — though at […]

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