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Douglas Bruce speaks out against Colorado Springs and El Paso County ballot measures
Douglas Bruce speaks out against Colorado Springs and El Paso County ballot measures

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Anti-tax advocate Douglas Bruce sang a familiar tune Thursday afternoon, decrying city and county ballot measures coming up in November. Standing in...

Colorado IDs handful of possible double-voting cases 
Colorado IDs handful of possible double-voting cases 

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

DENVER — Colorado is investigating whether a handful of voters cast two ballots in the 2016 presidential election. Secretary of State Wayne Williams...

State Rep. Brittany Pettersen to run for Colorado Senate
State Rep. Brittany Pettersen to run for Colorado Senate

By: Erin Prater - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Colorado state Rep. Brittany Pettersen of Lakewood, recently a Democratic candidate for U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter's Congressional seat, instead will run...

Cary Kennedy, other Democratic candidates for Colorado governor, talk health care
Cary Kennedy, other Democratic candidates for Colorado governor, talk health care

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy, one of five Democrats running for governor in next year's election, has proposed allowing residents to purchase...

Second case of voter fraud found in El Paso County
Second case of voter fraud found in El Paso County

By: Lance Benzel - Tue, Sep 12, 2017

A woman caught voting in her late mother's name is the second person this year to admit to casting a phony ballot in El Paso County by forging the...

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne formally enters race for governor
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne formally enters race for governor

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Colorado Lt. Gov Donna Lynne, a former top executive at Kaiser Permanente, entered the Democratic gubernatorial primary field Thursday saying her...

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne to announce Democratic gubernatorial bid Thursday
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne to announce Democratic gubernatorial bid Thursday

By: Erin Prater - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

Colorado Lt. Gov Donna Lynne will make a “major announcement” Thursday related to the state’s 2018 gubernatorial primary, according to a Wednesday...

6 things to know about Colorado gubernatorial hopeful Donna Lynne
6 things to know about Colorado gubernatorial hopeful Donna Lynne

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

Here are six things to know about Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne as the Democrat makes it official Thursday that she's running for governor of Colorado: -...

El Paso County commissioners approve putting TABOR excess revenue question on November ballot
El Paso County commissioners approve putting TABOR excess revenue question on November ballot

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

El Paso County voters will decide this fall if roughly $14.5 million in excess government revenue will be returned to citizens via property tax credits...

DOJ confirms Obama did not wiretap Trump during 2016 campaign
DOJ confirms Obama did not wiretap Trump during 2016 campaign

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 2, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says in a legal filing that it has no information about wiretaps President Donald Trump once claimed had been made...

Retired school Colorado Springs principal Terry Martinez running for the Legislature
Retired school Colorado Springs principal Terry Martinez running for the Legislature

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Aug 28, 2017

The recently retired principal of Will Rogers Elementary School has a new assignment: running for the state legislature. Terry Martinez tells...

Colorado Springs City Councilman Tom Strand juggling obligations to run for Congress
Colorado Springs City Councilman Tom Strand juggling obligations to run for Congress

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Sun, Aug 27, 2017

Tom Strand isn't planning on giving up his seat on the Colorado Springs City Council to run for Congress against Republican Doug Lamborn, the...

Colorado Springs Councilman Strand says he'll join 5th CD GOP primary
Colorado Springs Councilman Strand says he'll join 5th CD GOP primary

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Colorado Springs City Councilman Tom Strand plans to enter the crowded Republican primary for the 5th Congressional District seat held by five-term...

Clinton calls Trump a ‘creep,’ says her ‘skin crawled’ during debate
Clinton calls Trump a ‘creep,’ says her ‘skin crawled’ during debate

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 23, 2017

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable...