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Republican Victor Mitchell to report $3 million quarter for 2018 Colorado governor’s race

Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell, a former state lawmaker from Castle Rock, pauses for a moment on the way out of a Denver restaurant after an interview with The Colorado Statesman on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Douglas County Republican Victor Mitchell, an entrepreneur and former state lawmaker, plans to report that his gubernatorial campaign banked just over $3 million in the first three months of the year, nearly all of it in the form of a loan from the candidate, The Colorado Statesman has learned. And Mitchell says he’s prepared to […]

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Developer funds could help Dinosaur Ridge group

One of the dinosaur tracks at Dinosaur Ridge in Jefferson County, near the site of a proposed commercial development project under consideration by Jefferson County. (Photo courtesy of Friends of Dinosaur Ridge)
Some improvements and benefits to the popular and world-renowned Dinosaur Ridge and its visitors center could result from the development of part of the Alameda Parkway and C-470 interchange in Jefferson County. The county’s planning commission held a four-hour long public hearing Wednesday night, Dec. 7, followed by a more than three-hour meeting the next […]

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? Noonan: The May-Priola Senate race could be the linchpin for both parties

Paula Noonan
As it turns out, the 2016 general election in Colorado will probably follow the recent trends of presidential election cycles, with two exceptions that may help Republicans hold the state Senate. The most important numbers to watch are ballot returns. As of time of publication, Democrats have turned in more ballots than Republicans. That’s especially […]

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? Cruz rallies support for Glenn, praises GOP Senate nominee’s ‘backbone’

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn pose for a snapshot with a group of Longmont homeschoolers after a rally on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Loveland. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
The Texas senator and former presidential candidate whose endorsement helped propel Republican Darryl Glenn across the finish line in the crowded U.S. Senate primary returned to Colorado Wednesday to support Glenn’s uphill battle to unseat Democrat Michael Bennet. “It is entirely possible, 13 days from today, that control of the Senate will come down to […]

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The Hot Sheet – Vote for a Comic-in-Chief, Colorado biz takes fall for Clinton, Douglas County needs spell check, when a selfie is illegal & MORE

DENVER — Another week … Another collection of political scandals, rebuffs and carousels of talking heads. You’d think the pundits would be exhausted after all that climbing onto their high horses. We hope you are looking forward to the weekend as much as we are … Happy Friday! The First Shot “We have proven that […]

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? Coffman, Carroll both claim momentum in state’s tightest congressional contest

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and state Sen. Morgan Carroll smile after finishing a debate conducted in Spanish on Oct. 4 in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
When state Sen. Morgan Carroll addressed Arapahoe County Democrats the night of Sept. 24 at a fundraising dinner in Aurora, she sounded the alarm over the stakes of the upcoming election and struck an optimistic note about her chances to defeat U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the incumbent Republican who has represented the battleground seat for […]

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Money, experience differ in Denver DA race

Despite an earlier quarter of a million dollar loan from herself, unaffiliated Denver district attorney candidate Helen Morgan has raised far less money than her Democratic opponent, Beth McCann. But Morgan enjoys a sizable funding advantage in terms of money on hand, as the campaign for the 2nd Judicial District that covers the City and […]

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Trump sends Chicago GOP donors spinning in different directions

Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans — and friends — from Chicago’s political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party’s nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions.

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