Election 2018

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Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.

The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list

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At 100-day mark, Gov. Jared Polis evaluates his campaign promises and toughest moments

Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass

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In final push, Democrats rush major changes to elections and campaign finance disclosure in Colorado

The package of bills may benefit Democrats most, critics argue, and a loophole may limit the effort to improve dark money disclosure

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Colorado GOP looks to rebuild ahead of 2020 election, but first the party must reconcile the past

The contenders for the next GOP chairperson -- Susan Beckman, Ken Buck and Sherrie Gibson -- disagree about what went wrong in 2018 election

Nicolais: Band-Aids won’t save the Colorado Republican Party

With leadership elections less than 2 weeks away, Colorado Republicans must make drastic change or face a slow death

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Major corporations and political interests gave big money to Jared Polis’ inaugural committee

Colorado for All raised $1.5 million for the inauguration and spent $1.3 million -- more than twice what Gov. John Hickenlooper spent in 2015

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What the landmark oil and gas bill really says — and its significance for Colorado

The measure would give local governments the ability to veto fracking and may give Anadarko Petroleum a monopoly when it comes to drilling rights on the Front Range

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Lobbying is big money in Colorado. But the spending is difficult to track.

So far in the 2019 legislative session, about 500 lobbyists are registered to influence state lawmakers and officials. That’s five for every legislator.

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Why Cory Gardner endorsed Donald Trump — and whether it helps or hurts him

A new poll shows unwavering support for the president among Republicans in Colorado, but it's not clear whether Trump endorsement will ward off primary challenge