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Ruling on Tancredo candidacy expected today

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A Denver district judge is expected to rule today on the validity of Tom Tancredo’s inclusion as a gubernatorial candidate on the November ballot. Judge William Hood listened to more than four hours of testimony yesterday about Tancredo’s switch from the Republican Party to an American Constitution Party candidate. He’ll decided today whether his candidacy… Continue Reading Ruling on Tancredo candidacy expected today

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Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes told a group during a campaign stop that he’ll be tough on illegal immigration no matter what the federal government thinks, saying “screw them.” Maes was speaking at a restaurant in Avon, Colo. when he made the comments after saying that as governor he would make sure a state… Continue Reading Maes to federal government: ‘Screw them’

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Maes rejects offer to quit governor’s race

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes rejected an offer on Wednesday from former congressman Tom Tancredo for both men to get out of the Colorado governor’s race and let the Republican Party pick a new candidate. State Republican Party chairman Dick Wadhams said he delivered the offer to Maes after Tancredo, an American Constitution Party candidate,… Continue Reading Maes rejects offer to quit governor’s race

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The Colorado Senate race between Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican rival Ken Buck has turned into a nitpicky debate over federal spending. A day after an ad accusing Bennet of joining a “spending spree” started airing in Denver and Colorado Springs, Bennet’s camp argued in a 27-page response that the money was mostly to… Continue Reading Colo. Senate hopefuls argue over spending

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Maes picks Williams as running mate

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A source in Dan Maes’ campaign says the Republican gubernatorial candidate has picked former state Rep. Tambor Williams to be his running mate. Continue Reading Maes picks Williams as running mate

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GOP voters face tough primary choice

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Colorado Republican voters face tough – some might say dispiriting – choices today. Should they vote for an accused plagiarist, or an opponent whose grasp of public policy has been questioned several times? Should they even wait to see if someone better comes along after the primary? At a time when Republicans across the nation… Continue Reading GOP voters face tough primary choice

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Hickenlooper to name running mate

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper says he’s ready to name his running mate. Hickenlooper plans to announce his pick for lieutenant governor today. The mayor of Denver isn’t facing any opposition in the primary election that wraps up next Tuesday. Republicans Dan Maes and Scott McInnis are still fighting it out for the Republican nomination.… Continue Reading Hickenlooper to name running mate

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Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes says a Denver bicycle-sharing program could threaten people’s “personal freedoms” and is an attempt by the United Nations to control cities. Maes says Denver’s B-Cycle program is “bigger than it looks on the surface.” Maes made the comments at a rally last week. He was criticizing Democratic Mayor John… Continue Reading Maes says bike share threatens ‘personal freedoms’

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Contributions drop for gov candidates

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Contributions have dropped for the two Republican candidates in Colorado’s governor’s race following a series of scandals. Contributions for former congressman Scott McInnis fell by half, from $69,000 during the first two weeks of July to $34,000 the second two weeks after McInnis was accused of plagiarism. Contributions for Dan Maes fell from $22,000 to… Continue Reading Contributions drop for gov candidates

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Former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo plans to make his candidacy for governor official. Tancredo planned to announce his entry into the race Thursday in Lakewood. He has said he’s running because he doesn’t believe either Republican candidate can defeat Democrat John Hickenlooper in November. Tancredo is switching his party affiliation from Republican to the American… Continue Reading Tancredo to officially enter governor’s race

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