Colorado politics news, updates, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post

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Colorado politics news, updates, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post
  1. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to fracking critics: I hear you
    Two anti-fracking measures failed to make the November ballot, but Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said the effort sent a clear message.
  2. ColoradoCare would operate in the black for at least 9 years, supporters argue in new analysis
    If passed, ColoradoCare would replace most private health insurance in the state with a universal-coverage system funded by taxpayer dollars and overseen by an elected board.
  3. Republican Meg Whitman makes campaign debut for Hillary Clinton in Colorado
    Meg Whitman made her debut on the campaign trail as Hillary Clinton’s most vocal Republican supporter at a Tuesday event in Denver and didn’t mention Donald Trump’s name once.
  4. Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI, says State Department
    The State Department says about 30 emails possibly related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during an FBI investigation.
  5. Texas two-step? Rick Perry to appear on “Dancing with the Stars”
    Perry tweeted Tuesday that he will appear on season 23 of "Dancing with the Stars" to help veterans, though he didn't elaborate on how.
  6. Fines that pushed CU Boulder’s Trep Cafe out of business may be debated in legislature
    The massive state fines that helped put the student-run Trep Cafe at the University of Colorado out of business this summer are likely to be up for debate during the 2017 legislative session.
  7. Denver council gives green light for DIA terminal project negotiations
    Denver International Airport officials received the go-ahead Monday from the City Council to negotiate a long-term contract for a massive renovation of Jeppesen Terminal.
  8. Russian hackers said to have targeted Arizona election system
    Hackers targeted voter registration systems in Illinois and Arizona, and the FBI alerted Arizona officials in June that Russian hackers were behind the assault on the election system in that state.
  9. Gov. John Hickenlooper, Gov. Brian Sandoval to receive leadership award from Western Resource Advocates
    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will lauded for their conservation leadership by Boulder-based Western Resource Advocates Sept. 8 at the History Colorado Center in Denver.
  10. Republican Meg Whitman to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Denver Tuesday
    Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard and a top Republican fund-raiser, will make her first campaign stop for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Tuesday, and Denver is the venue.