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Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman hails equality in Colorado at LGBT pride rally

"I have never seen that Capitol lawn look more colorful, more united than it does today, and I love it," says Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, a Republican, at a rally to celebrate LGBT equality on Sunday, June 18, 2017, on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Colorado has some of the nation’s toughest non-discrimination laws but still has work to do, Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said at a Denver rally for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered equality Sunday. Coffman, the lone Republican on a stage filled with Democratic elected officials and candidates, told the crowd she could also be the only […]

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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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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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Colorado gubernatorial candidates react to Comey firing along partisan lines

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, declares he's running for governor of Colorado on Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Golden. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Reaction among Colorado gubernatorial candidates to President Trump’s termination of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday split along partisan lines, with Democrats expressing outrage and calling for an independent investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, while Republicans either declined to weigh in or said it was time to look ahead.

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