Gold Dome: Tancredo Leaves Governor Race

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Former Rep. Tom Tancredo is dropping out of the state’s gubernatorial race. According to Tancredo, he believes a lack of money would lead to him  winning the primary but not the election.

Legislation that would fix a mistake Colorado lawmakers made last year involving marijuana taxes passed the Republican-controlled state Senate yesterday.

Denver DA Beth McCann is joining a group of prosecutors from around the country in a lawsuit against the Department of Justice. The lawsuit is pushing back against the federal government for threatening to give preferential treatment for federal grants to cities that cooperate with ICE.

The EPA is considering sending robots to investigate old mines in order to prevent future accidents similar to the Gold King Mine spill.

Colorado legislators will hear “Rural Voices” at the tail end of this week with an annual summit focused on rural issues.

With more than a year still left until the Denver mayoral election, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has a big lead and only one challenger.

Justice Neil Gorsuch got a nod — though not name recognition — from the president at last night’s State of the Union address.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump’s call for unity in his State of the Union address drew a party-line split from Colorado’s legislative figures.

President Trump is considering asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to prosecute special counsel Robert Mueller, according to reports this morning. But it’s unclear what Mueller would be prosecuted for.

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