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Ritter Seeks $55M for Projects in State’s Forests

Gov. Bill Ritter is pressing the federal government for $55 million for forest-management projects in Colorado.

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Obama Wants Hickenlooper In Colo. Governor’s Race

President Barack Obama encouraged Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper to run for governor during a call Friday, but the mayor has told friends the family will spend the weekend weighing a decision. ALSO: Hickenlooper and McInnis greet each other at the National Western.

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Say Cheese: Ritter’s Ad/Photo/Video Work Cost Taxpayers $200K

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter does not have a staff photographer – but he has billed taxpayers more than $200,000 to hire outside contractors and pay for photographs, videos and TV ads promoting his accomplishments since June 2008.

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WSJ: Senate Race Splits Colorado Democrats

National and state Republican leaders have zeroed in on Colorado’s junior senator, Democrat Michael Bennet, as a top target in their campaign to gain U.S. Senate seats.

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Romanoff Chooses Romjue as Campaign Manager for Colo. Senate Race

Andrew Romanoff says veteran Democratic strategist Bill Romjue will manage his campaign for U.S. Senate.

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Some High-Profile Republicans Back John Walsh for U.S. Attorney

Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Troy Eid wrote a letter to Udall on Tuesday that said John Walsh is “ethical and a person of unimpeachable character and integrity.”

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Latino Leaders Bury Past Discord to Endorse Gov. Ritter’s Re-Election

A year after angering some Colorado Latinos, Gov. Bill Ritter on Tuesday stood shoulder to shoulder with dozens of Latino leaders endorsing him for a second term.

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Villafuerte Pulls Bid For U.S. Attorney, Citing Political Attacks

In a letter to President Barack Obama, who nominated her for the post, and Attorney General Eric Holder, Villafuerte said she was confident she would have “served well in this important position.”

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Gov. Ritter Posts Help-Wanted Ad for Spanish-Speaking Press Staffer

Gov. Bill Ritter is looking to add a Spanish-speaking staffer to his press office.

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Stand-Alone VA Hospital In Aurora Gets Boost

The long-awaited construction of a stand-alone veterans’ hospital at Fitzsimons got a boost Wednesday after the U.S. Senate passed a bill that includes $119 million in funding for the project.

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