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Colorado Republicans want to win over unaffiliated voters in 2022. Can they do it if their base is still focused on 2020?

Kristi Burton Brown, chairwoman of the Colorado GOP, appeared at a gathering of Republicans in Jefferson County this summer where she talked about how the party can attract unaffiliated voters and finally win again in 2022. Candidates need to look forward and talk about keeping taxes low and school choice, she said. “We have to […]

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4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Four of the five candidates running to be the next leader of the Colorado GOP continue to cast doubt on the results of the 2020 presidential election. That’s despite all of them admitting there is no evidence of a level of fraud or wrongdoing that would have changed the outcome.  “I believe down deep in […]

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Want to understand the state of U.S. politics? Look no further than Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District primaries

Who is more progressive? Who is more supportive of President Donald Trump? Who is more electable? Who can get things done in Washington?  Those are the questions playing out in the Democratic and Republican primaries in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, which spans across the Western Slope into Pueblo.  On the Republican side is five-term incumbent […]

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On impeachment, pressure on Colorado’s Cory Gardner is from the right

By Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press If Democrats were to have any hope of shaping the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to their liking, they’d need help from Republicans like Sen. Cory Gardner. Gardner, a young and upbeat senator who didn’t endorse Trump’s 2016 election, represents Democratic-trending Colorado. But he’s walked the party […]

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A quick rundown of the top five election 2018 races in Colorado

Here’s a quick rundown of the top five races in Colorado (excluding ballot questions; we’ll cover those later) in less than 200 words: Governor’s race: Democrat Jared Polis v. Republican Walker Stapleton THE NARRATIVE: The two major candidates easily won their primaries, picked little-known lawmakers as their running mates and then spent the summer shifting their messages […]