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Democrat Dan Baer, an Obama-era diplomat, jumps into race to unseat Cory Gardner

Dan Baer, a Democrat who served as a diplomat under President Barack Obama, said Monday evening that he will run for U.S. Senate. He joins a growing primary field of contenders who want to unseat Republican Cory Gardner next year. Baer announced his candidacy on Denver television station 9News. “I think what most probably voters […]

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Here are the Democrats running to unseat Republican Cory Gardner — and who’s campaigns have ended

Colorado’s 2020 race for U.S. Senate will be among the most watched congressional contests in the nation, with Republican Cory Gardner appearing vulnerable in a state with an electorate moving increasingly toward the center and left. There were a host of Democratic candidates who announced campaigns to unseat Gardner. But as of April 2020 it […]

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The toughest position for Gov.-elect Jared Polis to fill is this one

Recommendations about who should run more than a dozen state agencies with thousands of employees and multi-million or billion-dollar budgets will hit the governor-elect’s desk this weekend. A team of committees appointed by Jared Polis has sorted through hundreds of applications to pick the top candidates to manage everything from Colorado’s roads and bridges to […]