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Voters will decide on casino at Arapahoe Park in Aurora

AURORA | Voters this fall will decide whether to add casino-style gaming to the Arapahoe Park Race Track in Aurora after state election officials Monday approved more than 80,000 signatures from backers. The measure, which would allow 2,500 slot machines …

Immigration overhaul death may hurt Colorado GOP — Aurora's House race at issue

Immigration overhaul death may hurt Colorado GOP — Aurora’s House race at issue

“If I were a member of Congress,” Romanoff said. “I would sign a discharge petition and bring a vote on immigration reform to the House floor — instead of voting, as Congressman Coffman has repeatedly done, to start the deportation of dreamers.”

In Adams County sheriff race, McIntosh and Reigenborn lead

In Adams County sheriff race, McIntosh and Reigenborn lead

For Aurora voters and local leaders, one of the bigger issues in the campaign will likely be outgoing sheriff Doug Darr’s controversial cap on the number of inmates the jail will accept from municipal courts

ArapCo DA drops one of four voter fraud charges promoted by state investigation

DA George Brauchler said his office opted to dismiss the case against Michaelis after questions arose over whether he or a witness filled out some information on voter registration documents

First lady makes pitch for immigration overhaul

First lady makes pitch for immigration overhaul

“In many ways, it is because of — not in spite of — our immigrant population that we grow stronger every single day,” the first lady told the newest Americans-by-choice.

Immigration a political quandary for GOP; Coffman vs Romanoff could highlight that 

Immigration a political quandary for GOP; Coffman vs Romanoff could highlight that 

In Aurora, both the Republican incumbent, U.S Rep. Mike Coffman, and his Democrat challenger for the 6th Congressional District seat, Andrew Romanoff, are working to make the immigration issue work in their favor

Ads from the left stirs up GOP gubernatorial race

Ads from the left stirs up GOP gubernatorial race

The ads from the group Protect Colorado Values, whose executive director has worked at a Democratic political firm, criticize Tancredo and former Rep. Bob Beauprez, but do so in a way that can be seen as making Tancredo more appealing to Republican voters.

Gun control group focused on at least 11 races

Gun control group focused on at least 11 races

Giffords, D-Ariz., was severely wounded in a January 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six people. The couple formed the political action committee and partner nonprofit organization in the aftermath of the December 2012 killings of 20 children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

The pathology less traveled: New Arapahoe County coroner takes office reigns

The pathology less traveled: New Arapahoe County coroner takes office reigns

Lear-Kaul will serve out the remainder of Dobersen’s final term — which runs through January — and is running as a Republican this fall for a full term as coroner

Despite clear calls for VA resignations, voting records for vets still cloudy

Despite clear calls for VA resignations, voting records for vets still cloudy

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, as recently as January voted against a spending bill that would have set aside as much as $100 million for overtime and additional training for claims processors to reduce the growing backlog of veterans waiting for care