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Koch political group endorses Cory Gardner. How much it will spend in Colorado remains a mystery.

The political arm of the Koch conservative network endorsed U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner on Tuesday, a move designed to emphasize a renewed focus on policy but one that recalls its big-dollar role in the 2014 election. Americans for Prosperity Action, one of the most prominent conservative groups in the state, touted the Republican lawmaker’s “straight […]

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Opinion: AFP Action backs Cory Gardner for reelection, his hallmark is his ability to unite for what is right

Almost every politician talks about making “tough choices” and “working across the aisle” to get things done. But too often, it’s just talk. Too many do everything they can to avoid difficult votes and wouldn’t be seen in public agreeing with someone from the other party. So, let me tell you a story about tough […]

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Colorado political committees owe $2.3 million in fines. But the state collects little.

Five years have passed since Pueblo voters ousted Democratic state Sen. Angela Giron in a recall election. Yet her campaign committee, Friends of Angela Giron, still owes $192,500 in overdue fines for not filing timely finance reports with the Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, records show. Her committee is one of more than 1,000 […]

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Here’s how much the Koch network will spend to help elect Walker Stapleton in governor’s race

The political arm of the conservative Koch network will announce Wednesday that it is endorsing Republican Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race — and may spend as much as $1 million to help get him elected. Americans for Prosperity-Colorado told The Colorado Sun that it would put its “full weight” behind Stapleton, the two-term […]

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Koch brothers political network makes its election 2018 picks in Colorado

Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the Koch political network, will endorse Walker Stapleton in the governor’s race along with two state Senate candidates, The Colorado Sun has learned. The organization, backed by The Seminar Network, an effort led by conservative billionaire Charles Koch, is preparing to spend significant sums to elect Stapleton and keep the state Senate in Republican […]