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Levi Tillemann rejects call to declare candidacy in 6th District, says he’s still considering run

Democrat Levi Tillemann stands with his dog Tesla (not pictured) in a photo provided by his exploratory committee. He announced on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, that he's exploring a run for the 6th Congressional District seat held by Republican Mike Coffman. (Photo courtesy Levi Tillemann)

A local conservative organization is charging that Democrat Levi Tillemann is only pretending to be weighing a bid for Congress and has demanded the Aurora resident make his campaign official. But the former Obama administration official insists he’s staying “well within the boundaries” of federal election law and plans to decide soon whether or not […]

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Jesse Mallory takes reins at Americans For Prosperity-Colorado from Michael Fields

Americans for Prosperity Colorado state director Jesse Mallory, left, and former state director Michael Fields, a senior director of issue education for the Americnas for Prosperity Foundation (Mallory photo courtesy AFP-Colorado, Fields photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado statesman)

After serving as chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Republicans for five sessions, Jesse Mallory takes over as state director of Americans for Prosperity-Colorado, the influential conservative organization announced Monday. AFP-Colorado’s previous state director, Michael Fields, was named senior director of issue education for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a related organization, he announced […]

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Insights: What does it mean to be a Democrat anymore, especially in Colorado?

Sen. Michael Bennet was on a roll. His digs at President Trump excited the crowd that was decidedly pro-Democrat as Bennet spoke from the aisle between the pews in Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church Friday evening. David Engel, a student at the University of Colorado Denver, took the mic at the town hall meeting and said he “wanted […]

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Aurora attorney becomes second little-known Democrat to announce run against Coffman

After big-name Democrats have tried and failed to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District, two newcomers you probably haven’t heard of are giving it try. Thursday Aurora lawyer David Aarestad said he’s going to run against the never-beaten politician next year. He said in a lengthy statement he was moved to […]

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Mike Coffman draws second Democratic challenger as Aurora attorney David Aarestad announces run

Democrat David Aarestad announced on Thursday, April 20, 2017, that he's challenging U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in Colorado's 6th Congressional District in the 2018 election. Aarestad is the second Democrat to declare he's running for the seat. (Photo courtesy David Aarestad)

Saying he was moved to run when U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman endorsed the GOP replacement to Obamacare, Democrat David Aarestad announced Thursday he’s challenging the five-term Republican in next year’s election. The Aurora attorney is the second Democrat to launch a campaign in the 6th Congressional District, joining Army combat veteran Jason Crow, a Denver […]

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