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Republicans seek to overturn Colorado’s candidate donation limits in federal court

Two Republican candidates have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to unwind Colorado’s 20-year-old campaign donation limits. Greg Lopez, who is running for governor, and state Rep. Rod Pelton, of Cheyenne Wells, who is running for state Senate, along with former Colorado Republican Party Chairman Steve House are plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Secretary of […]

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Hickenlooper raises big bucks despite pandemic, but Gardner still boasts most money in U.S. Senate race

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper raised $4.1 million in the first three months of the year, topping all his rivals including U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, but his bank account is still only half the total of Republican incumbent. The former governor brought in nearly 10 times the $422,000 raised by his chief opponent in […]

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Uncertainty fuels coronavirus scams, misinformation around Colorado

Robocalls offering help getting stimulus checks. Posts on Facebook that suggest vitamins and essential oils to combat COVID-19. Debates on Twitter over the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus. Misleading information about rules on when to wear a face mask. There’s plenty of misinformation and disinformation circulating as Coloradans and the rest of the world […]

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“Jason’s chillin’ playlist,” little sleep and Dumbledore: How Colorado’s congressman handled being an impeachment manager

Adam Schiff didn’t see any unsteadiness in U.S. Rep. Jason Crow as he watched the Aurora Democrat and Army combat veteran maneuver through the most high-profile period of his political life. To Schiff, Crow appeared almost comfortable in his role as an impeachment manager in the Senate trial of President Donald Trump, trying to make […]

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Here are the standout numbers from Colorado’s latest campaign cash reports

Big money continues to flood Colorado’s much-watched U.S. Senate race, as Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner amasses a huge war chest that his Democratic challengers are scrambling to match. Democratic rival John Hickenlooper, the former two-term Colorado governor, bested Gardner’s fundraising in the final three months of 2019, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday. […]

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A deeper look at the Colorado money race ahead of 2020: Who raised the most and where it came from

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee put money behind its endorsement of John Hickenlooper with a $49,600 donation to start his campaign. The September contribution to the two-term former governor is part of the $2.1 million he raised in less than six weeks as a candidate in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, according to new […]