Gold Dome: Gubernatorial Revolving Door

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Democrat Noel Ginsburg announced yesterday that he has dropped out of the Colorado governor’s race, citing a poor showing in this month’s precinct caucus as a key reason for withdrawing.

Republican businessman Barry Farah is announcing today a last-minute campaign for governor.

The Colorado Court of Appeals heard an argument involving two Colorado communities fighting over whether one municipality can condemn and claim land belonging to its neighbor.

Cambridge Analytica, the political firm that obtained private data on millions of Facebook users, helped Republicans in Colorado win a crucial majority in the state Senate.

The bump stock ban introduced in the state legislature failed yesterday.

Gov. John Hickenlooper, however, said he is in of support raising the age for purchase of assault weapons and allowing judges to issue temporary restraining orders to keep people from having guns if there’s reason to believe they might pose a danger.

The newest claim of sexual harassment at the state Capitol now focuses on Sen. Daniel Kagan, with claims that he frequently visits the women’s restroom. Kagan said the story is drummed up to distract from harassment complaints against Republicans.

Colorado lawmakers took a step toward preventing future mining disasters with a new bill that would require mining companies to make reclamation plans.

President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin in his electoral win earlier this week. It turns out that his national security advisers told him: “DO NOT CONGRATULATE.” In all caps, just like that.

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