Gold Dome: Walker Stapleton Seeks a New Path to the Primary Ballot

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Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton is scrambling to find a new path onto the GOP ballot after saying a company his campaign hired to help him get on the June primary ballot via petitions committed fraud.

A Denver District Court Judge ruled U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn will stay on the Republican primary ballot. The decision was the first major milestone in a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate signatures gathered on Lamborn’s nominating petitions.

A federal appeals court judge has ruled that Colorado’s presidential electors must vote at the Electoral College for the winner of the state’s popular vote.

Yesterday, we shared headlines about the Republican State Assembly this weekend, but the Democrats have one coming up this weekend, too. And going into it, all eyes are on Cary Kennedy and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis.

Several Republicans in the state Senate voiced support for a bill to help immigrants with legal U.S. status in Colorado avoid deportation after committing certain low-level crimes. The measure likely won’t get resolved until this summer.

Rumor has it that President Donald Trump is considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in an effort to put checks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in his second day of testimony on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers are considering if and how to regulate Facebook in the wake of scandals related to campaign influence from Russia and Cambridge Analytica.

And with Facebook squarely in the news right now, here are some important takeaways from studies on fake news and social media.

Colorado comedian TJ Miller was arrested and charged for calling in a fake bomb threat. He had been kicked off the train for being intoxicated earlier that day. He could face up to five years in prison.

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