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Colorado Republican Doug Robinson looks ahead in gubernatorial run: ‘We’re not going to drift to a better place’

"Colorado’s doing well, but we’re not really thinking about the future," says Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson. "We don’t have a business plan — what are the jobs and the opportunities?" Robinson discussed his campaign with Colorado Politics on Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)
Doug Robinson compares winning the Republican nomination for governor of Colorado to getting hired after a really long job interview, and he believes his background and experience will give him the edge. One of seven declared GOP candidates for next year’s election — with at least three heavyweights waiting in the wings — Robinson speaks […]

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Stapleton, Coffman attend Republican Governors Association training, networking meeting

Colorado's Capitol dome gleams in the sunlight in this picture taken on Opening Day of the Legislature, Jan. 13, 2016. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Colorado was well represented at a Republican Governors Association event in Nashville at the end of last week, with leading potential and announced candidates for next year’s election in attendance, Colorado Politics has learned. State Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined declared candidates George Brauchler, Doug Robinson and Victor Mitchell for the […]

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Insights: What I learned about the Colorado governor’s race on stage at #WCS17

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I got to know four of our Republican gubernatorial candidates in front of a few thousand of their friends at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver recently. The Centennial Institute, which puts on what amounts to spring break for conservatives outside the D.C. Beltway, asked me to chat up Victor Mitchell, Steve Barlock, Doug Robinson and […]

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DaVita CEO Kent Thiry says he won’t run for governor of Colorado, plans to support ‘centrist’ candidates

DaVita Inc. President and CEO Kent Thiry (Photo courtesy Thiry via Twitter)

After spending millions of dollars last year to make it easy for unaffiliated voters to help decide primary races in Colorado, DaVita Inc. President and CEO Kent Thiry, a Republican, announced Monday he won’t be running for governor next year but said he plans to support candidates and causes in upcoming elections.

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Democrat Levi Tillemann blasts Republican Victor Mitchell’s attack on Utah donors as ‘dogwhistle politics’

Democratic congressional candidate Levi Tillemann, left, and Republian candidate for governor of Colorado Victor Mitchell, right (Photos by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)

Democratic congressional candidate Levi Tillemann on Tuesday condemned as “bigoted” and “clearly dogwhistle politics” a demand issued by Victor Mitchell, a Republican running for governor of Colorado, that one of his primary opponents — a member of a famous Mormon family that includes Mitt Romney — return all campaign contributions he’s received from Utah residents. But Mitchell […]

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