Democratic Rep. Jared Polis has cut his campaign for governor a series of six- and seven-figure checks this year, nearly all of which came on or about the same day that the campaign got bad news about the surge of intra-party challenger Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer.
Democrats in Colorado this Saturday will gather to vote on who will make the primary ballot in June, providing political onlookers with a sense of how divided the state party is.
Colorado gubernatorial candidate and current U.S. representative Jared Polis sidestepped the question of cost for his goal of making the state’s energy production 100 percent based on renewable forms like wind and solar by 2040.
Supporters of an innovative oil and gas extraction technique are crying foul after an environmentalist group with ties to a U.S. congressman used photos of a young girl with an unrelated genetic disorder to tout the dangers of the practice.
While Republicans often get the reputation for being “the party of the rich,” seven of the 10 richest members of Congress are Democrats, according to the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP).
A statewide effort by GOP donors succeeded in passing right-to-work in Michigan despite the party’s failures at the federal level, according to The New York Times.