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Colorado Republican Doug Robinson looks ahead in gubernatorial run: ‘We’re not going to drift to a better place’

"Colorado’s doing well, but we’re not really thinking about the future," says Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson. "We don’t have a business plan — what are the jobs and the opportunities?" Robinson discussed his campaign with Colorado Politics on Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)
Doug Robinson compares winning the Republican nomination for governor of Colorado to getting hired after a really long job interview, and he believes his background and experience will give him the edge. One of seven declared GOP candidates for next year’s election — with at least three heavyweights waiting in the wings — Robinson speaks […]

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Primary opponent, GOP strategist warn past clients could haunt Democrat Jason Crow

Democrat Jason Crow is pictured in this undated photograph. The attorney and decorated combat veteran is challenging five-term U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado's 6th Congressional District. (Photo courtesy Jason Crow)

Will voters care if Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow represented some unsavory characters early in his career as an attorney? It’s a serious vulnerability, says one of his primary opponents, and a veteran Republican strategist who won two statewide races in Colorado thanks to similar attacks on another Democrat agrees. Crow’s campaign team, however, says […]

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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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