Attorney General Cynthia Coffman wasn’t only taking a gamble with her political future Wednesday when she jumped from a run for re-election to a slot in Colorado’s crowded Republican gubernatorial primary — she was creating an open seat a year before the election and throwing another curve into a cycle that’s been full of them.
Voters in El Paso County shed their anti-tax reputation Tuesday, giving landslide approval to use $14.5 million in tax dollars for transportation and other projects, passing new stormwater fees for Colorado Springs and delivering a $46 million boon for School District 11, unofficial results showed.
J.D. MacFarlane, one of only two Democrats elected attorney general in Colorado in nearly 70 years, endorsed Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser this week, saying the former University of Colorado Law School dean will bring "energy, innovation, and vision" to the office during a time he termed "challenging."
It’s been five years since Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana, so what more do we know now than we did then? It appears the answer is “not much,” at least not definitively, according to a forum held by the Denver Press Club earlier this week.
Cole Wist, Colorado's assistant House Republican leader, says he’s “thinking seriously” about running for state attorney general in next year's election if GOP incumbent Cynthia Coffman decides to run for governor, and he expects to announce his plans within weeks, he told Colorado Politics.
Coffman said months ago she was weighing a bid for governor rather than run for a second term but has yet to declare her intentions.
The Nov. 7 election, dominated by school board races, is shaping up as a referendum on school choice, in the form of both charter schools, as in Denver and Jefferson County, and vouchers, as in Douglas County.
WASHINGTON -- Both the U.S. secretary of state and secretary of defense agreed Monday that North Korea represents the most urgent military threat to the United States during questioning by Colorado's U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner.
Charissa Tvrdy worked away at her desk in an office filled with cubicles and computer screens in an high-rise building off Colorado Boulevard in Denver. If you didn't know better, she could have been handling life insurance claims.
An organization devoted to overturning the decision that paved the way for virtually unlimited campaign spending on Thursday endorsed Joe Neguse, one of four Democrats running for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by Democrat Jared Polis, a candidate for governor in next year's election.