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Election forecaster calls Mike Coffman’s race against Democrat Jason Crow a toss-up

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, left, and Denver attorney Jason Crow, one of his Democratic challengers (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Mike Coffman has a race on his hands, according to the venerable Cook Political Report. In the wake of last week’s vote by House Republicans to approve a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, the venerable election forecaster shifted the contest for the Aurora Republican’s 6th Congressional District seat from “Lean Republican” […]

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Bernie Sanders supporter Gabriel McArthur welcomes fellow Democrats to 6th District primary

Democratic congressional candidate Gabriel McArthur, running in the 6th Congressional District primary for the chance to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, is pictured in this photo from his campaign's Facebook page. (Courtesy Gabriel McArthur via Facebook)

Littleton resident Gabriel McArthur says the reason he’s seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District is because Democrats can’t “articulate clearly and loudly” what the party stands for and shouldn’t assume that criticizing President Trump will be enough to attract voters.

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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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Report: GOP health plan would cost Colorado $15B or leave 400,000 without coverage

Nurse Angie Hagen and newborn at Denver Health, June 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

A new report on the House Republican American Health Care Act finds the plan would leave $15 billion in Medicaid costs for Colorado to pay, end the Obamacare Medicaid expansion and likely leave more than 420,000 residents without health care coverage. The bleak findings of the progressive Center on Budget and Policy Priorities are shocking […]

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Republican Owen Hill set to announce he’s running for congressional seat held by Doug Lamborn

State Sen. Owen Hill, R-Colorado Springs, speaks at a rally in support of Senate Bill 156 on Feb. 27, 2017, on the east steps of the state Capitol in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

State Sen. Owen Hill, a Colorado Springs Republican, plans to announce on Monday that he’s running for the 5th Congressional District seat held by six-term U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, The Colorado Statesman has learned. Long rumored as a potential candidate for state treasurer in next year’s election, Hill confirmed Saturday that he intends to notify […]

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