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Barbara Kirkmeyer wins 8th Congressional District Republican primary

Barbara Kirkmeyer, a conservative state senator and a fixture in Weld County politics, won the Republican primary in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District on Tuesday, teeing up what’s expected to be one of the nation’s most competitive U.S. House races. The Associated Press called the race just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Despite the lack of […]

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Some 2022 Colorado congressional candidates don’t live in the districts they’re running to represent

At least three candidates running in Colorado’s congressional primaries this year live outside the districts they’re seeking to represent, a rare but legal move that leaves them vulnerable to political scrutiny.  Several other congressional candidates in the state are relative newcomers to their political parties. The Colorado Sun analyzed voter registration and voting history records […]

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Colorado’s June 28 primary will test just how much Republicans embrace 2020 election conspiracies

Eli Bremer thinks that his refusal to embrace unfounded claims that former President Donald Trump really won the 2020 election cost him a spot on the Republican U.S. Senate primary ballot this year. “Absolutely,” said Bremer, a former Olympic athlete who in April fell well short of the support he needed from Colorado GOP state […]