Donald Valdez abandons congressional bid, seeks reelection to Colorado legislature

Valdez, a La Jara Democrat, announced his candidacy in the 3rd Congressional District over the summer, but raised little money before ending his attempt to unseat Republican Scott Tipton

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Denver oilman Alex Cranberg and his partner secured huge Ukraine drilling deal after push from Rick Perry

Cranberg, a major Republican party donor, has supported Douglas County's controversial private-school voucher program

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Why the Denver school board “flipped” toward reform and what might happen next

The question now is what this “flip” will mean for teachers, students, and parents