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Hickenlooper lands on another list of possible 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

Gov. John Hickenlooper laughs as he answers a question from reporters at a press briefing on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in his office at the state Capitol in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

For the second week running, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has found himself on a list of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, this one compiled by D.C.-insider publication The Hill. And although the former geologist and brewpub pioneer maintains he’s taking no steps toward a run, he recently told a national radio audience that he’s open […]

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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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New political group pushing progressive politics in Colorado Springs

Members of Together for Colorado Springs protest a local newspaper's negative editorial on two progressive candidates for City Council.
In one of the reddest cities in the state and the country, three political progressives were elected in landslides to the Colorado Springs City Council earlier this April. Though those City Council seats are nonpartisan, Dawn Haliburton-Rudy says it’s the first steps in changing the political geography of the long-time conservative stronghold in El Paso […]

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Webb, Ruiz among Democrats named to DNC commission on presidential nomination process

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP File Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and Emmy Ruiz, Colorado state director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, are among the 21 members named to a commission tasked with healing divisions within the national Democratic Party by suggesting reforms for its presidential nominating process, the Democratic National Committee announced Monday.

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Colorado Democrats voting on plan to finish unresolved vice chair election by installing three finalists

Former Arapahoe County Democratic Party Chair Pat Shaver addresses a meeting of the Aurora branch of the NAACP on Saturday, April 8, at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Aurora. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
Colorado Democrats are conducting a mail-ballot vote this month to decide whether to conclude an unfinished election for a statewide vice chair position by awarding posts to the top three finalists. The post of 2nd vice chair has gone unfilled since last month’s party reorganization meeting when none of the candidates won a majority of […]

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