Gold Dome: Still Looking for Cynthia Coffman

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There’s still no of life in Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s race for reelection — she has raised $10,000 in the most recent reporting period. Meanwhile, Phil Weiser leads the pack still with nearly $680,000 in cash on hand for his campaign.

Meanwhile, the governor’s race is still shaping up to be hugely expensive, and the race is expected to be defined by Super PACS, which can collect unlimited contributions.

And several of those candidates are bankrolling their own campaigns, but without winning widespread support, the strategy typically doesn’t pay off.

And in her first quarter, Jena Griswold is outpacing Secretary of State incumbent Wayne Williams.

Following a federal judge ruling that found sex offender registries to be cruel and unusual punishment, Montrose County pulled its own registry offline out of fear of lawsuits.

Sen. Michael Bennet partnered up with Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to introduce legislation for a government-run health insurance plan.

President Trump’s third travel ban, set to go into effect today, was blocked by federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland. The judges said the ban violates the establishment clause as well as a nationality-based discrimination ban.

Attorneys General around the country have made it routine practice to seek, and win, injunctions against the president, something that was considered rare just a couple years ago. Although they’re effective, it might be too much power since they have the ability to forum shop for sympathetic judges.

According to the head of the Fed, the U.S. economy is stronger than it looks, and it’s time to start raising interest rates again.

New to the capitol: Ai Weiwei’s touring Circle of Animals sculpture in Civic Center Park.

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