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John Hickenlooper proclaims official John Elway Day in Colorado to honor Broncos legend

Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, declares May 24, 2017, a day honoring John Elway, right, in Colorado at the Mizel Foundation's annual dinner held the same day at the Wings Over the Rockies museum in Denver. (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday declared May 24, 2017, John Elway Day in Colorado, but the Denver Broncos general manager and former quarterback didn’t know he had a holiday until late in the evening after he’d finished eating dinner along with 2,000 business, political and civic leaders at the Mizel Institute’s annual dinner in Denver.

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John Elway gets behind fourth-quarter drive for Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court bid

Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway on Monday threw his support behind U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. The Colorado star’s endorsement came as Gorsuch, who is also from Colorado, was facing U.S. Senate confirmation hearings. A letter Elway wrote to the Senate Judiciary Committee was first reported by Colorado Politics. “A native of Colorado, […]

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Whaddya know: Steve Lebsock really IS interested in the governor’s race

No sooner had we breathlessly blogged our discovery Monday that Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock of Thornton was in fact the “Steve” in the “Run Steve Run” mystery campaign — it urges him to launch a bid for governor — than Colorado Peak Politics chimed in to tell us what boobs we were for missing their post […]

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The Hot Sheet – Judge calls it a ‘political stunt,’ Gov. Elway, education or advocating, CO lawyers unite against Trump, elections ain’t funny & MORE!

DENVER — Good Tuesday to you … And for those keeping tabs: 11 days until Christmas, 18 days until New Years and 37 days until the inauguration of Donald Trump. Or as detractors call it, the end of civilization as we know it. Outside of a federal judge calling the lawsuit of two electoral defectors […]

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? Elway ads promote amendment 71, oppose 69 & 70

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Likely the most recognizable and perhaps admired person in Colorado, John Elway has made what may be his first highly visible entry into the political world, appearing in TV ads for the campaign promoting passage of Amendment 71, the Raise the Bar effort to make it harder to change the state constitution.

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The Hot Sheet, August 31, 2016

DENVER — Good morning, and happy Hump Day! Your Statesman team was on hand for the whirlwind Denver Rustlers trip to the Junior Livestock Sale at the State Fair in Pueblo yesterday — and wow, just about everybody who’s anybody in Colorado politics was there. Here comes the who’s-who list. Ready? OK, here goes … […]

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John Elway hosts GOP Senate Majority Fund reception

State Senate President Bill Cadman receives an autograph from John Elway at the GOP’s Senate Majority Fund’s reception at John Elway’s South Broadway Chevrolet dealership on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. (Photo by Nicole Cassou/The Colorado Statesman)
State Senate Republicans gathered on Monday, Aug. 29 with John Elway for a reception benefiting the Senate Majority Fund as election day looms closer for the only Republican controlled contingent in the state. The reception, held at Elway’s South Broadway Chevrolet dealership cost $2,500 per host company, $1,000 per host individual, and $500 per individual […]

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YESTERYEAR: Bush clears brush, raises big bucks during Colorado visit

Fifteen Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman … More than a year before the midterm elections, President George W. Bush made a stop in Colorado — his first since assuming the presidency — as part of his “Heartland” tour, signaling the start of the political season.

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