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Election Mystery: 'This Was Not a Wave. This Was an Unforeseen Storm.'

Election Mystery: 'This Was Not a Wave. This Was an Unforeseen Storm.'
Was it Hickenlooper or was it Obama? Was it Michael Bennet or was it Harry Reid? Was it Ebola or was it ISIS? Was it the six-year itch or a full-body rash?
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Colorado's Millennial Problem: Disaffection, Disillusionment, Issues in Upcoming Elections

Colorado's Millennial Problem: Disaffection, Disillusionment, Issues in Upcoming Elections
Students may have rallied against a Colorado school boards proposed changes to the AP curricula, but it doesn't mean youth anger will spill over into the ballot box.
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Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections

Gun Sense Commands Big Dollars in Colorado Elections
Just over a year ago, state Senate President John Morse was recalled from his Colorado Springs seat for playing a leading role in passing gun-control measures in the state legislature that now require universal background checks for all public and private gun sales as well as banning magazines holding more than 15 rounds. This year, he’s helping gun-control advocacy group Colorado Moms Demand Action establish an independent expenditure committee to support candidates running for the state legislature.
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CO Gov Deftly Ducks and Parries In Dead-Heat Election's Final Debate

CO Gov Deftly Ducks and Parries In Dead-Heat Election's Final Debate
Former Congressman Bob Beauprez seemed determined to move the needle in the dead-heat governor's race by taking wide swings at incumbent Democratic John Hickenlooper.
But Hickenlooper delivered his most confident performance yet.
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College Republicans Manage to Get Women Voters All Wrong in Wedding Dress Spot

College Republicans Manage to Get Women Voters All Wrong in Wedding Dress Spot
College Republicans really stepped in it when they approved an election ad in Colorado that compared choosing candidates to choosing a wedding dress. The tone deaf ad was supposed to show a new, hip GOP's relevance to women. Instead, it did the opposite.
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GOP Gov Candidates Fail to Discuss Reproductive Rights or Equal Pay at 'Women and Colorado's Future' Debate

GOP Gov Candidates Fail to Discuss Reproductive Rights or Equal Pay at 'Women and Colorado's Future' Debate
Three of the four men running in the Republican primary race for governor on Tuesday gathered for a debate at Colorado Christian University meant to showcase policy proposals and life experience that would make them attractive candidates to Colorado women. But the three candidates had no specific policy proposals regarding women’s issues and barely mentioned women, a voting bloc that has come to decide statewide elections over the years and one that increasingly has turned away from the Republican Party.
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TX Gov Rick Perry Endorses Bob Beauprez for CO Gov in the Greatest Endorsement of All-Time

TX Gov Rick Perry Endorses Bob Beauprez for CO Gov in the Greatest Endorsement of All-Time
Just a short time after former presidential candidate Mitt Romney endorsed former congressman Bob Beauprez in the race for Colorado governor, another hot-shot GOP contender threw his considerable (primary) weight behind the man known as Both Ways Bob: Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Of course, when it comes to the general election, that might not actually be a good thing.
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Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims

Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims
An anti-Obamacare hearing ended in disarray when Republicans didn't hear the answers they were fishing for. Right wing House members left the committee hearing early, leaving the floor open for Democrats to celebrate Obama's signature achievement without any Republican response.
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Local Grass Roots: CO Gov Brings in $985k to Campaign, 90% from State Residents

Local Grass Roots: CO Gov Brings in $985k to Campaign, 90% from State Residents
Sitting Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is breaking all sorts of fundraising records in his reelection efforts against Republican Bob Beauprez. "More than two-thirds of those who contributed were grassroots donors who gave less than $150," the Denver Post reports.
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CO Gov Candidates Give Away AK-47s to Raise Funds, Defeat 'Most Extreme Gov' Ever

CO Gov Candidates Give Away AK-47s to Raise Funds, Defeat 'Most Extreme Gov' Ever
A GOP candidate for Colorado's governorship has called his would-be opponent, John Hickenlooper, "the most extreme governor in our state's history." Never mind that former Gov. Clarence Morely was handpicked by the KKK, eventually convicted of fraud and then sent to federal prison during the 1920s. Good thing most of the candidates are giving away AK-47s with each donation.
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