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Colorado leaders — but not all — show respect for McCain after diagnosis

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Colorado’s congressional members reacted to the news of Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis with the support and deep respect for the statesman and American hero from neighboring Arizona. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Denver worked closely with McCain in 2013 as members of the Gang of Eight that passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill […]

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Republican Darryl Glenn declares he’s challenging Colorado U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn: ‘Our country is in the balance’

In this April 9, 2016, photo, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn speaks at the Colorado Republican State Convention in Colorado Springs. On Monday, July 17, 2017, Glenn declared he was running for the 5th Congressional District held by Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Declaring that the 5th Congressional District needs someone who will “fight for what he knows is right” and not just vote the right way, Darryl Glenn, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in Colorado last year, announced on Monday that he’s running for the seat held by incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, another Colorado […]

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Gov. John Hickenlooper announces Colorado is joining U.S. Climate Alliance, sets carbon reduction goals

Gov. John Hickenlooper talks with reporters on March 8, 2017, at the state Capitol in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday signed an executive order committing Colorado to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with a global climate agreement rejected last month by President Donald Trump. Hickenlooper said the state is joining the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition of 13 states and Puerto Rico committed to adhering to the goals set […]

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Republican Darryl Glenn jumping in 5th Congressional District primary against Lamborn, Hill

Darryl Glenn, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Colorado, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, the Republican nominee for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat last year, has been notifying GOP insiders on Friday that he plans to run for the 5th Congressional District seat held by six-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn in next year’s election, Colorado Politics has learned.

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Environment Colorado plans to spend $400k campaigning in congressional districts

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Environment Colorado is dropping $400,000 on staff this summer to knock on doors in all seven congressional districts, but the topic of their discussions isn’t next year’s election and who voters should choose. The Denver-based advocacy group wants to talk about Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet. But mostly they’re pressuring Gardner, a Republican […]

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