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Legislator’s remarks on race, food cause stir

By Charles Ashby

It didn’t take long for a prediction from the conservative blogosphere to come true. Not long after the right-leaning website Colorado Peak Politics warned people that Democrats would try to capitalize on what Sen. Vicki Marble, R-Fort ...


Tom Tancredo

Party pooper

By Charles Ashby

Becoming a major political party in the state wasn’t the smartest thing the American Constitution Party has done in recent years, its chairman admits. But that wasn’t its first mistake, party chairman Douglas Campbell said. That ...


Arvada mortician enters GOP field for governor

By Charles Ashby

Another Republican entered the race for Colorado governor last week, bringing to six the number vying for the GOP nomination and the right to face Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper next year. Meanwhile, any worries that Hickenlooper ...


John Suthers

Top cop: Sheriffs can’t sue over guns

By Charles Ashby

The 55 Colorado sheriffs who filed a lawsuit against the state over two new gun-control laws don’t have standing to sue, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said. Suthers, whose office is defending the state against the suit, said ...


Natural gas predicted as political flashpoint

By Gary Harmon

Efforts by the Colorado Oil and Gas Association to reframe drilling issues are bearing some fruit, the head of an industry association said. Natural gas, however, is likely to remain a legislative flash point, Tisha Conoly Schuller, president ...


New voter law shows big shift in registrations to unaffiliated

By Charles Ashby

Voter registrations have surged in the past month, but not because either party is running any big voter-registration campaign right now. Because of an elections reform measure approved by the Colorado Legislature earlier this year, many ...


Many hopefuls eye 2014 race for governor

By Charles Ashby

The field of candidates seeking to become Colorado’s next governor has gotten mobbed in recent months, and may get even more crowded with the primary election still 10 months away. Besides the incumbent, Democratic Gov. John ...


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Tancredo says pot opposition odd, confusing

By Charles Ashby

Tom Tancredo says he doesn’t understand other Republicans sometimes. The former congressman and current candidate for the GOP nomination for Colorado governor, who was touring Grand Junction Friday and today, said he doesn’t ...


Buck to try another bid for Senate

By Charles Ashby

After a failed bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in 2010, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck is trying again. This time, the Republican has entered the race to unseat Colorado’s other U.S. senator, Mark Udall. “Since ...


Backers of new school tax turn in 160,000 signatures

By Charles Ashby

The proponents of a measure to raise taxes to fund K-12 education turned in petitions Monday with more than 160,000 signatures to get the issue on this year’s ballot. The group, Colorado Commits to Kids, needs only about half that ...


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