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Democrat Jared Polis calls his support for carbon tax “fake news.” But here’s what he said.

The Democratic candidate for governor in Colorado channeled President Donald Trump on Thursday by dismissing his own words and attacking the media as “fake news.” Jared Polis’ remarks came the same day he faced calls from Republicans to fire his spokeswoman after she grabbed the cellphone of a conservative activist who recorded video at a […]

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Walker Stapleton suggests Jared Polis is a socialist ahead of Bernie Sanders’ visit. Here’s how Polis and Sanders compare on the issues.

Bernie Sanders will campaign in Colorado this week for Jared Polis, a political union that is amplifying Republican critics who suggest the Democratic candidate’s policies are too extreme. Polis, a five-term Boulder congressman, agrees with the Vermont senator on major issues, such as the need for a government-run health care system, and he struggled in […]

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In governor’s race, Jared Polis proposes new carbon tax, endorses other tax hikes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis said he supports a new tax on carbon pollution — one of a handful of tax hikes he endorsed in the latest debate. The five-term Boulder congressman has supported a carbon tax at the federal level, and he confirmed for the first time Wednesday that he would pursue the same […]