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Election Coverage

Election Coverage
Clinton calls Trump a ‘creep,’ says her ‘skin crawled’ during debate
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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so...

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Perlmutter's zig-zag back into 7th Disrict race draws support
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter are standing by the candidate despite the clear disruption his decision to run for re-election has brought to...

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Ed Perlmutter reverses himself, will run for Congress
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Aug 21, 2017

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter announced Monday morning he's back in the race for his old seat in Congress from the 7th Congressional District.


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Democrat Trish Zornio, scientist and community activist, weighing run against Gardner
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Trish Zornio's resume says scientist, but it could soon say candidate. The 32-year-old biomedical scientist from Superior is putting noticeable...

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Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne sounds as if she's running for governor
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

If Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne isn't yet running for governor on the Democratic ticket, it's sure hard to tell from her fundraising emails and candidate...

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News that Colorado's U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is reconsidering re-election sends ripple
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

News that U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is reconsidering a run for re-election, reported Friday by Colorado Politics, has sent a ripple across the state's...

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Colorado U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is reconsidering a re-election bid
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Fri, Aug 11, 2017

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter may not have “fire in the belly” to run for governor, but he has not ruled out running for re-election to Congress, Colorado...

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Gary Hart endorses Democrat Mike Johnston in Colorado's gubernatorial primary
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Calling him "one of the most creative and thoughtful leaders on education" nationwide, former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart on Wednesday endorsed Democrat Mike...

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Self-funded GOP gubernatorial candidate Mitchell receives donations
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell, who launched his candidacy by writing his campaign a check for $3 million in February, plans to...

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Lamborn too busy to fret 'ambitions of local politicians'
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Darryl who?

U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn didn't have time until late Wednesday to comment on news he'll be facing a second challenger in next year's...

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Democrat Griswold announces run for Colorado secretary of state
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Declaring she will "stand up against the Trump Administration, and protect Coloradans' right to vote," Democrat Jena Griswold on Wednesday launched...

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Perlmutter to drop from gubernatorial race, won't seek re-election to Congress
By: Peter Marcus - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is expected to drop his bid for governor and will not run for re-election to Congress, Colorado Politics has learned.


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Republican Owen Hill shatters fundraising record in primary race against U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Thu, Jul 6, 2017

State Sen. Owen Hill, a Colorado Springs Republican, plans to report he's raised $225,000 for his primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, a...

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Colorado Democratic AG candidate notches record fundraising quarter
By: Ernest Luning - 0 Wed, Jul 5, 2017

Democratic attorney general candidate Phil Weiser raised roughly $355,000 in the fundraising quarter that closed last week, his campaign announced...

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Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 25, 2017

When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections,...

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State Sen. Donovan kills buzz that she'll run for Congress
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

State Sen. Kerry Donovan took a break from working with a chainsaw on her family ranch Friday morning to take a phone call.

Congress needs a...