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Lauren Boebert’s campaign leads the pack as Colorado congressional candidates raised $4.8M last quarter

Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and candidates hoping to unseat her in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District raised more than $1.8 million last quarter. The Garfield County incumbent led the pack, pulling in almost $950,000 from April through the end of June, according to Federal Election Commission reports.  State Sen. Kerry Donovan, a Vail Democrat, raised […]

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Colorado donors have shelled out millions to presidential candidates. Here’s who they’ve supported most.

Colorado political donors are making their preferences clear before Super Tuesday, and they’re putting their money on Bernie Sanders. The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate raised more than $2.7 million from Colorado donors from February 2019 through the end of January, based on an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics, which runs OpenSecrets. […]

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Colorado is weighing whether to cap school board campaign donations

After unprecedented spending in the Denver school board election, Colorado lawmakers are considering limits on how much money donors can give to school board candidates. But the legislation, which a House committee passed Thursday, won’t affect spending by independent expenditure committees or prevent wealthy candidates from funding their own campaigns. While individual candidates sometimes receive substantial […]

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John Hickenlooper, other governors eyeing the White House may struggle to raise money

By Brian Slodysko, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Democrats hoping to use the governor’s mansion to launch a campaign for the White House are likely to run into a major hurdle: money, or rather, a lack thereof. Of the current and former governors who are considering a presidential campaign, including Jay Inslee of Washington, Steve […]