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Staff picks: The 5 most important stories this week in Colorado Politics

This week’s Colorado political news touched on a little bit of everything, seemingly: a new state party, a career opportunity for a high court justice, shoddy construction and cops’ rewards for crime busting. These are the Colorado Politics stories our staff thinks you’ll be hearing more about in the weeks, months and years to come: […]

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Unity Party gains official status as minor political party in Colorado

Unity Party founder Bill Hammons (Photo courtesy Hammons via Facebook)

After logging more than 1,000 members earlier this week, the Unity Party officially became a minor party in Colorado, Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced, and its founder couldn’t be happier. “This is very exciting,” said Bill Hammons, who has appeared on the ballot four times on the ticket and is running for governor in […]

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Bernie Sanders supporter Gabriel McArthur welcomes fellow Democrats to 6th District primary

Democratic congressional candidate Gabriel McArthur, running in the 6th Congressional District primary for the chance to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, is pictured in this photo from his campaign's Facebook page. (Courtesy Gabriel McArthur via Facebook)

Littleton resident Gabriel McArthur says the reason he’s seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District is because Democrats can’t “articulate clearly and loudly” what the party stands for and shouldn’t assume that criticizing President Trump will be enough to attract voters.

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Colorado Springs a sanctuary city? Give the Greens points for trying

In this morning’s Colorado Springs Gazette: A group of local residents petitioned the Colorado Springs City Council on Tuesday to adopt policies that would make the city a safe harbor for undocumented immigrants. Yes, THAT Colorado Springs. Don’t worry; the world hasn’t shifted on its axis; Donald Trump is still president; Colorado’s 5th Congressional District […]

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Green Party appealing to growing number of Colorado voters

Arn Menconi, Colorado Green Party candidate for U.S Senate gives the peace sign at a campaign rally for Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein in Colorado Springs Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)
A social justice advocate and self-proclaimed radical, Arn Menconi said he spent 20 years working within the political system, trying to affect change through the Democratic Party, serving locally as an Eagle County Commissioner for eight years and campaigning for numerous party candidates, among them Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. But after watching Democrats like […]

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Green Party’s Jill Stein campaigns in Colorado, woos voters wary of major party choices

Courting undecided voters, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein pushed her Green Party message of social justice, peace and environmental conservationism to the delight of supporters Saturday in Colorado Springs' Acacia Park. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)
The Green Party’s Jill Stein made a presidential campaign stop in the Centennial State Saturday, courting the undecided Colorado voter, dissatisfied with the two major party candidates. Stein, a physician from Massachusetts, rallied a modest group of supporters at Colorado Springs’ Acacia Park, before leading a march through downtown chanting political battle cries like “Jill […]

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Nicolais: Court kicks third parties to the curb

Mario Nicolais
Trump or Clinton. Clinton or Trump. Our country’s two-party dichotomy dominates the presidential race and leaves little alternative for many Americans who view this year’s election as a choice between evils. With two dramatically flawed candidates securing the nominations of the Republican and Democratic parties, a morose pall cloaks the election. The very structure of […]

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