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Kelly SloanKelly SloanJune 25, 20186min798

The Democratic primary race for governor of the state of Colorado took on a certain air of the surreal in the waning days of the contest. It began a few weeks back when a group supporting Cary Kennedy ran what one presumes was supposed to be an attack ad against both Jared Polis and Mike Johnston. The elements were all there – the unflattering photos, the cropped headlines, the accusatory voice-over – and yet curiously the message was laudatory, pointing out pro-education positions allegedly taken by both candidates. Specifically, the ad credited Polis for apparently at some point in his life supporting the extension of educational opportunity to all regardless of income in the form of a voucher program, and Johnston for sponsoring a bill to improve teacher performance and accountability.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 13, 20183min1695

Democrat Alan Kennedy-Shaffer, one of four primary candidates in Denver's Senate District 34, delivered petitions with 1,400 signatures to the Colorado secretary of state's office on Monday, his campaign said. The attorney and Colorado Army National Guard captain also announced he's been endorsed by Val Flores, who represents the 1st Congressional District on the Colorado State Board of Education.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 11, 20188min450

A STATEWIDE WIN'S A STATEWIDE WIN ... State Treasurer Walker Stapleton, a leading Republican candidate for governor, was making the rounds at precinct caucuses Tuesday night at Lakewood High School, pitching his candidacy to Jeffco Republicans, who were convening in scattered classrooms. At one of his first stops, Stapleton delivered a rapid-fire introduction to the contest ahead — spending the bulk of his of time talking about Democrat Jared Polis, a Boulder congressman and leading Democratic candidate for governor.


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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandFebruary 20, 20186min2191
Tim Krug, who went from outraged over the treatment of a Douglas County high school student to working to elect a new school board, announced he is running for the State Board of Education from the 4th Congressional District. The seat is currently held by Debora Scheffel, who was appointed last week to fill the […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandFebruary 19, 20185min401
NOTE: Monday, Feb. 19 is President’s Day and both the House and Senate are closed.  Here are the legislative committee hearings of note for the week ahead in the Colorado Capitol. Committee schedules are subject to change. The daily schedule is available on the legislature’s website. Click here and scroll down to committee hearings to listen online.   […]

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