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Assistant Senate Majority Leader Ray Scott, a Grand Junction Republican, swung hard at Gov. John Hickenlooper this week, criticizing the Democrat’s embrace of a “clean energy future” for Colorado in the face of President Donald Trump’s move to halt federal efforts to combat climate change.
Scattering Trumpisms throughout, Robert Blaha, chair of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 Colorado campaign, endorsed Grand Junction activist Kevin McCarney for vice chair of the state Republican Party, McCarney’s campaign announced this week.
Even though supporters chanted, “Run, Ed, run!” as he took the stage Saturday at a union hall in north Denver, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter stopped short of stepping into next year’s Colorado gubernatorial race, instead telling the assembled Democrats he’s “seriously looking” at running but has some details to work out before declaring his candidacy.
Democrat Cary Kennedy said Thursday she’s “seriously considering” a run for governor next year and plans to announce her decision by next month, while the two declared Democratic candidates joined her in heaping praise on former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar after his announcement Wednesday night that he would be sitting out what could be a […]
Democrat Ken Salazar brought months of speculation to an end late Wednesday night when he announced in the opinion pages of The Denver Post that he won’t be running for governor next year.
Mesa County Republican Kevin McCarney announced Tuesday he’s switching from the race for Colorado Republican Party state chair to the race for vice chair, saying he believes there is a “competitive void” in the race and a lack of Western Slope representation among state GOP leadership candidates.
You couldn’t call anyone who spoke at the Senate State Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday a fan of “rolling coal,” including the majority Republican senators who all voted against a bill that would have made the practice illegal in Colorado. Rolling coal has made news across the country for years. It involves modifying a diesel […]