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Gov. Christie: Colorado winnable for GOP 

Gov. Christie: Colorado winnable for GOP 

“I’m not backing off an inch from what I said. What I said is what I believe,” he said. “I think it’s the wrong thing to do. I think legalizing marijuana is the wrong thing to do from a societal perspective, from a governmental perspective. I just disagree.”

Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

Recent votes on “pay equity” and family leave issues were similarly aimed at women, who are increasingly crucial to Democrats’ election hopes, and therefore worrisome to Republicans.

Udall, Gardner each lead in 2 separate polls 

DENVER | Two new polls paint two different pictures of the critical Colorado Senate race. A Quinnipiac  University Poll released Thursday shows Republican challenger Rep. Cory Gardner two points ahead of Democratic Sen Mark Udall. That’s technically a tie because it’s …

Dems seek political edge in contraception ruling 

The Senate was expected to vote Wednesday on moving ahead on the bill, which backers have dubbed the “Not My Boss’ Business Act.” Republicans who have endorsed the court’s decision as upholding the constitutional right of religious freedom are expected to block the measure

Candidates raise big money in Colorado Senate race

Incumbent Mark Udall announced Monday that his campaign raised $3.1 million in the second quarter of the year.

Obama inches into competitive Colorado Senate race

Obama inches into competitive Colorado Senate race

“Sen. Udall’s message to the president is clear: help me rake in campaign cash behind closed doors, keep the media from capturing photos of us together, and avoid real Coloradans at all costs,” said Alex Siciliano, a spokesman for Rep. Cory Gardner, Udall’s opponent in the November election.

Beauprez made ’47 percent’ comments in 2010, tape shows 

DENVER | A week into his race for governor, Republican Bob Beauprez is under fire for comments he made four years ago about how many Americans don’t pay income tax. Beauprez told the Denver Rotary Club in a 2010 speech that …

Beauprez names Douglas commissioner running mate 

DENVER |Douglas County Commissioner Jill Repella has been named running mate to Republican gubernatorial nominee Bob Beauprez. The Beauprez campaign announced his lieutenant governor pick on Tuesday. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1om56ma ) that Repella was first elected to the three-member …

Colorado fracking initiatives advance after ruling 

DENVER | Supporters of ballot questions to give more control to local governments over fracking will be able to turn in signatures for six different measures after rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court. Monday’ rulings mean that signatures collected for the …

Campus gun proposal not headed to Colorado ballots 

DENVER | Gun-control backers in Colorado have abandoned an effort to ask voters to ban concealed weapons on college campuses, saying the question had become a “political football.” Safe Campus Colorado announced Thursday that it would not put forward petition signatures …