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Opinion: Shame on Cory Gardner. It’s time to debate important issues

Listening to the dark-money political ads, one might conclude that former Gov. John Hickenlooper committed numerous serious ethical violations. He did not. These complaints, most of which were dismissed, were politically driven to provide a “basis” for the false ads that are circulating now.   And now Sen. Cory Gardner is making these “ethical” issues the centerpiece […]

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How John Hickenlooper being held in contempt by Colorado’s ethics commission only makes his troubles worse

The political ramifications of the ethics complaint against John Hickenlooper, the national Democratic favorite to help retake control of the U.S. Senate, just went from bad to worse. The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission on Thursday voted unanimously to hold the former governor in contempt after he defied a subpoena to testify at a hearing about […]

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What you need to know about the ethics complaint against John Hickenlooper, explained in 6 questions

The ethics case against former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is escalating ahead of a scheduled hearing on whether he violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting flights on private jets and attending an exclusive conference in Italy. Hickenlooper, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, faces a subpoena to testify at a hearing Thursday before […]