Crisanta Duran

Nicolais: Is Crisanta Duran a Centennial State AOC?

Crisanta Duran may be betting her political career on catching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s lightning in a bottle, but there are plenty of differences

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Former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran launches primary challenge to Democrat Diana DeGette

Decision from Duran, thought to be a prominent challenger to Republican Cory Gardner, will likely have big impacts on 2020 U.S. Senate race

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Democrat Andrew Romanoff announces run for Cory Gardner’s seat, marking his third bid for Congress

The former speaker of the Colorado House tried to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in 2010 and Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in 2014

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House Democratic leaders urged state Rep. Jovan Melton to resign last week after learning of past domestic violence charges against him. Melton told them no.

Jovan Melton said in a statement: “I look forward to putting my head down and working on these issues with my colleagues in the legislature in January.”