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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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Kent Thiry, possible Colorado gubernatorial candidate, gets vicious treatment on HBO comedy show

Hear that laughter? It’s the sound of gubernatorial aspirations in pain. Colorado Politics told you last month that Kent Thiry, the CEO of Denver-based DaVita, is thinking about jumping into next year’s governor’s race. Sunday night the HBO comedy news show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” spent 24 minutes tearing down Thiry’s business model in the for-profit […]

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Lawmakers: Let Colorado Vote celebration more about spin than a win

Colorado's "gold dome."

Let Colorado Vote, the group advocating for open primary elections in the state, celebrated legislative leadership on Monday tied to Senate Bill 305 in a way that lawmakers involved with the bill suggested was little tied to experience on the ground at the Capitol. “The thousands of grassroots activists who helped enact the open primary […]

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