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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMay 2, 20183min2183

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis picked up an endorsement Tuesday from Pat Schroeder, the first woman elected to Congress from Colorado. Pointing to Polis' pledges to bring universal health care to the state and make Colorado a leader providing paid family leave, Schroeder said she's inspired by the five-term congressman's "unmatched record of turning bold ideas into real results for Colorado families." 


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 18, 20178min935

There are a few things that define Lew Gaiter III, the Larimer County commissioner running in the Republican primary for governor. He’s a Christian and a cancer survivor. He’s a family man who built a business. After growing up in a family of prominent Colorado Democrats, he’s been a Republican since his college years. Until a couple of weeks ago, he was president of Colorado Counties Inc., and he only recently went off a national board of county commissioners.


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Dan NjegomirDan NjegomirNovember 6, 201711min812
If you’re among the many Coloradans glad to no longer be enveloped by a cloud of cigarette smoke when entering a restaurant or bar, you can thank Dan Grossman. And if you are among the minority of Coloradans who still smoke and now feel left out in the cold — literally, when it’s winter — […]

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Rachael WrightRachael WrightJanuary 12, 201711min321

… Twenty Years Ago This Week in the Colorado Statesman … Diana DeGette is sworn in as a new member of Congress. The newly elected DeGette hosted more than 300 of her supporters, family and closest friends at her ceremonial swearing-in as the 19th representative for the 1st Congressional District. DeGette replaced retiring Democratic Rep. Pat Schroeder, who had served in the seat for 24 years. DeGette defeated her Republican opponent, Joe Rogers,with 56.9 percent to 40.2 percent the previous November. After taking the (ceremonial) oath of office administered by 10th Circuit Court Judge Carlos Lucero, at the Denver Public Library, DeGette spoke briefly on themes she had emphasized during her campaign.