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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez tabbed Douglas County Commissioner Jill Repella as his running mate late Tuesday afternoon. Repella was elected to her first term as commissioner in November 2008 and re-elected in 2012 to a second … more
Political observers think that Republican primary voters were wise to avoid picking a polarizing conservative to match up against Gov. John Hickenlooper in the fall, but can the party's candidate take back the governor's mansion for the GOP? That … more
An effort to ban the carrying of concealed handguns on college campuses ended June 26 out of supporters' concerns that the issue could be used as a “political football” to impact the November election. For months, backers of the campus gun … more
More doubt was cast recently on the possibility of a special legislative session on hydraulic fracking, as Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 27 lowered expectations that lawmakers will meet over the … more
A federal judge on June 26 rejected a court challenge to gun restrictions that took effect last year, ruling that the new statutes do not infringe on a person's Second Amendment right to bear firearms, as was alleged by the plaintiffs in the … more
After the Republican primary for Senate District 22, Tony Sanchez will be facing Andy Kerr in November. Sanchez beat out Mario Nicolais with 66.52 percent of votes, 6,235, to Nicolais' 33.48 … more
Gun control advocates say they were not taken aback by recent comments by Gov. John Hickenlooper that initially indicated a back-pedaling of his support for a key piece of gun legislation from last year. “Words are one thing, but I'm … more
The regulation of ride-sharing services and the creation of a first of its kind marijuana banking law highlighted a busy week of deadline decisions on the part of Gov. John Hickenlooper. June 6 was the last day for bills that passed the … more
A bill that sought more scrutiny of the teaming of state and privately-backed road projects has failed to make it any further than Gov. John Hickenlooper's desk. Senate Bill 197 — a bill that would have provided greater oversight and … more
Over the years, Tom Tancredo has been called an extremist and a racist and countless other pejoratives. And, most recently, a fellow Republican in a crowded GOP field looking to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper said that a Tancredo … more
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