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Colorado CD-6 prospect Levi Tillemann gets a glowing review — in a Utah newspaper

Aurora Democrat Levi Tillemann is pictured with his uncle Justin on Elephant Butte near Evergreen in a family photo provided by his campaign. Tillemann announced in May 2017 that he was exploring a run for the 6th Congressional District seat held by Republican Mike Coffman. (Photo courtesy Levi Tillemann)

That Levi Tilleman sure seems to turn heads. The Democratic political newcomer and energy expert isn’t even a declared candidate yet in the 2018 race for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District; he’s only set up an exploratory committee as he considers a run against five-term Republican incumbent Mike Coffman. Yet, he has stirred media buzz, including […]

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VA accountability act will protect veterans and whistleblowers, say Colorado congressmen

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The U.S. House sent President Trump a bill Tuesday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to discipline and fire bad employees and better protect those who report misconduct. The new VA accountability law is long overdue, according to members of Colorado’s congressional delegation. “The vast majority of VA employees are […]

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National group touts Jason Crow’s Army service in his 6th CD bid against Mike Coffman

Democrat Jason Crow, an Army Ranger combat veteran, is pictured on active duty in this undated photograph provided by Crow's campaign. He announced on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, that he's challenging five-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican and Army and Marine Corps combat veteran, in the 2018 election. (Photo courtesy Jason Crow for Congress campaign)

A national group that recruits candidates with a military background has endorsed Democratic Army veteran Jason Crow in his bid for the 6th Congressional District seat of five-term incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a retired Marine major. New Politics Executive Director Emily Cherniack sent a statement to Colorado media today calling Crow, “the kind of American who […]

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It has been too long since we’ve checked in with Colorado Pols’ ‘Big Line’

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, raises his hands in the air before announcing he's running for governor of Colorado in the 2018 election on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Natural Grocers store in Golden. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

…And with Colorado’s candidate casting call in full swing already for a host of offices from governor on down, well, shame on us for not returning to the venerable fount of political handicapping sooner. But we’ll make this one a teaser, just listing Pols’ top-rated prospect in each of the most-watched races — though at […]

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