Democratic candidate for Senate and former Colorado state representative Mike Johnston speaks at Indivisible Denver's candidate forum at Barnum Park in Denver on June 9, 2019. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Democrat Mike Johnston ends his U.S. Senate bid, says he didn’t want to run negative campaign

Johnston’s announcement on Tuesday comes less than two weeks after former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper entered the race

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado

New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative