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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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Green Party appealing to growing number of Colorado voters

Arn Menconi, Colorado Green Party candidate for U.S Senate gives the peace sign at a campaign rally for Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein in Colorado Springs Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)
A social justice advocate and self-proclaimed radical, Arn Menconi said he spent 20 years working within the political system, trying to affect change through the Democratic Party, serving locally as an Eagle County Commissioner for eight years and campaigning for numerous party candidates, among them Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. But after watching Democrats like […]

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Green Party’s Jill Stein campaigns in Colorado, woos voters wary of major party choices

Courting undecided voters, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein pushed her Green Party message of social justice, peace and environmental conservationism to the delight of supporters Saturday in Colorado Springs' Acacia Park. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)
The Green Party’s Jill Stein made a presidential campaign stop in the Centennial State Saturday, courting the undecided Colorado voter, dissatisfied with the two major party candidates. Stein, a physician from Massachusetts, rallied a modest group of supporters at Colorado Springs’ Acacia Park, before leading a march through downtown chanting political battle cries like “Jill […]

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Nicolais: Court kicks third parties to the curb

Mario Nicolais
Trump or Clinton. Clinton or Trump. Our country’s two-party dichotomy dominates the presidential race and leaves little alternative for many Americans who view this year’s election as a choice between evils. With two dramatically flawed candidates securing the nominations of the Republican and Democratic parties, a morose pall cloaks the election. The very structure of […]

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Bill Clinton in Vegas: Hillary’s email server ‘a mistake’ 

Former President Bill Clinton waves to members of the public after participating in a meeting about economic issues with developer Kem Gardner in downtown Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Bill Clinton said it was a mistake for Hillary Clinton to maintain a personal email server even though her predecessors and her successor at the State Department did it, adding that she should’ve known a different set of rules would apply to her if she ever ran for president.

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The Hot Sheet, August 4, 2016

DENVER — Another dawn, a new Hot Sheet prepared just for you. If you’re reading this, you made it through to a new day, presumably healthy and happy. If, however, you are reading this from a hospital bed (God forbid) following yesterday’s whirlwind of presidential ticket candidates through our humble little metro area, may these […]

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Western Slope Dems look down ballot in post-Bernie world

With the official nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, longtime Democrats and progressive political activists on Colorado’s Western Slope are grappling with the impacts on down-ballot races in a post-Bernie Sanders world. Some candidates and party officials are predicting a Democratic exodus of disaffected Bernie backers to the Green Party, while […]

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