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Emily’s List endorses Democrat Cary Kennedy for Colorado’s 2018 gubernatorial race

Former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy greets Democrats outside the Denver County party's biennial reorganization meeting on Feb. 11, 2017, at Denver South High School. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

A national Democratic fundraising group that backs women running for office endorsed Colorado gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy on Wednesday. “Colorado has a long history of strong women’s leadership, but has never before elected a woman as governor,” said EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock in a statement. “Cary will not only break through that glass ceiling […]

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Brauchler charges governor ‘violated state law’ when he granted pardon to Lima-Marin

District Attorney George Brauchler addresses the Arapahoe County GOP assembly on March 29, 2017, in Englewood. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

George Brauchler, the Republican district attorney for the 18th Judicial District, said Friday night he believes Gov. John Hickenlooper broke the law when he granted a pardon to Rene Lima-Marin, a 38-year-old Aurora man who faces deportation to his native Cuba after a judge freed him earlier this week from a Colorado prison.

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Colorado gubernatorial candidates react to Comey firing along partisan lines

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, declares he's running for governor of Colorado on Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Golden. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Reaction among Colorado gubernatorial candidates to President Trump’s termination of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday split along partisan lines, with Democrats expressing outrage and calling for an independent investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, while Republicans either declined to weigh in or said it was time to look ahead.

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Via ColoradoPols: GOP guv’s race heats up early with joust over death penalty

A politician accusing another politician of being political is about as original as a DA brandishing his tough-on-crime street cred in a bid for higher office. Yet, put it all together this early in Colorado’s 2018 gubernatorial race, and you still have something noteworthy, maybe even newsworthy. At least, for political junkies. In a post this week on ColoradoPols, […]

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