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Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage

For the fifth time in a dozen years, Democrats are pushing to abolish the death penalty in Colorado. And as they revive a conversation that has ebbed and flowed at the Capitol for more than a decade,the work appears to have more momentum toward passage than ever before. Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, supports abolition […]

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Get to know George Brauchler, the Republican candidate for Colorado attorney general

Republican George Brauchler ran uncontested to become his party’s nominee for Colorado attorney general. But that’s not exactly the whole story. The 18th Judicial District Attorney spent months running as a candidate for Colorado governor before switching to the down-ballot race after current GOP Attorney General Cynthia Coffman opted not to seek another term and […]

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George Brauchler vs. Phil Weiser: Where Colorado’s attorney general candidates stand on the issues, from marijuana to the death penalty

The November battle for who will become Colorado’s next attorney general has widespread implications for the state, from the future of cities, like Denver, that have so-called “sanctuary policies” toward immigrants in the U.S. illegally, to oil and gas regulations. That’s not to mention how the race could decide the way in which Colorado squares […]