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Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell is distributing a newspaper about his campaign this week, part of what a campaign spokesman describes as a multi-pronged approach to getting the Castle Rock entrepreneur and former state lawmaker in front of Colorado voters.
The only thing that could overshadow a conversation about health care hosted by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper: what to do about neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Hickenlooper, aided by Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne and six members of his cabinet, met Wednesday with about 120 people at the Aurora Municipal Center. The event was billed as a […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper will tour a women’s correctional facility in Denver on Wednesday as part of a national criminal justice reform effort. The Democratic governor has joined with seven other governors on a so-called “Face to Face” initiative, described as a “national call to action encouraging policymakers to personally engage with the people who are […]
Colorado was well represented at a Republican Governors Association event in Nashville at the end of last week, with leading potential and announced candidates for next year’s election in attendance, Colorado Politics has learned. State Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined declared candidates George Brauchler, Doug Robinson and Victor Mitchell for the […]
If Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne isn’t yet running for governor on the Democratic ticket, it’s sure hard to tell from her fundraising emails and candidate committee. The lieutenant governor and chief operating officer for the state announced earlier this month that she is “actively” exploring a run for governor. It appears now that she […]
With the the grease fire that is Republicans’ too-big-to-fail promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, it’s time to remind D.C. how the Colorado legislature got things done this year, from healthcare to switchblades. The state Constitution forces the legislature to balance its budget each year, that’s a big part of it. Moreover, Republicans and Democrats […]
After cutting a provocative path though Colorado’s political scene for half a decade, conservative spinmeister Jonathan Lockwood pulled up stakes and decamped for a strange land with strange customs, a place unaccustomed to his rapid-fire, unrelenting attacks on liberals and his take-no-prisoners approach to making a point — a place called Oregon.