Gold Dome: Picking Gubernatorial Frontrunners

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A report from the University of Colorado shows Rep. Jared Polis and former Rep. Tom Tancredo are frontrunners in the governor race, though many people say it’s still to early to make up their minds.

After whittling down its list of possible locations to 20, Amazon contacted Denver officials and said they’re interested in both urban and suburban sites in the area.

On the Attorney General campaign trail, Michael Dougherty is leaning on his prosecutorial experience to stump. He said he would join the states suing the FCC for its net neutrality rules if elected.

Pirate radio stations in Boulder County went dark recently after they got a visit from the feds.

A poll from Centennial College found that 70 percent of Coloradans consider themselves conservationists.

According to this attorney-written opinion article, the reversal of David Bueno’s murder conviction shows it’s time to repeal the death penalty. Bueno’s conviction was reversed after it was revealed that prosecutors withheld exculpatory evidence.

A Democratic ballot access group will spend at least $5 million across swing states in order to put Democrats in secretary of state seats.

President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller in June, according to four sources, but he backed down when White House counsel Donald McGahn threatened to quit rather than carry out the order.

On immigration, President Trump made a new proposal for a pathway to citizenship for immigrants alongside money for security and infrastructure changes. But the other parts of the deal make the issue suddenly much more complicated for lawmakers.

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