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Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

John Hickenlooper’s Really Great Week

Between the legislature coming to a close without sending him any major controversies and new fundraising reports showing wide cash on hand margins over his opponents, Gov. John Hickenlooper is having a really great week.

05/06/2014

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Last Ditch Attempt to Avoid Fracking Fight a Futile Move

As time runs out on the 2014 legislative session, lawmakers are considering a compromise to avoid ballot issue fracking bans, but the efforts are fighting the inevitable.

05/01/2014

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Is It Time To Treat Mental Health Like A Regular Checkup?

Is the recurrence of major problems in society like school violence and homelessness motivation enough for us to look at mental health in an entirely new way?

04/27/2014

Election judge Nadine DeRudder checks voters' indentifications as they enter Pueblo County Precinct 111 at the Boone Volunteer Fire Department on Nov. 6, 2012, in Boone, Colo. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

GOP Must Mind The Gender Gap In Colorado

A recent poll shows the Colorado Republican Party must solve a serious gender problem if it wishes to win back the governor’s seat this fall.

04/24/2014

An image from 2014's 4/20 Rally in Denver's Civic Center Park (credit: CBS)

National Pot Foes Fighting an Uphill Battle

This weekend’s 4/20 rally in Denver may have national pot opponents up in arms, but those groups are facing a difficult task if they think marijuana legalization can be overturned in Colorado.

04/22/2014

Kristine Kirk, left, and Richard Kirk, right (credit: CBS)

Tragic Murder May Lead to Political Fallout

The tragic murder of Kristine Kirk will likely cause political fallout in many different areas in Colorado politics.

04/17/2014

Mike Kopp (credit: CBS)

How Will Kopp’s New Momentum Affect Race For Governor?

Former State Senator Mike Kopp scored a major upset when he won the top line of the 2014 GOP Gubernatorial primary ballot last Saturday. That momentum may mean big changes in the race for Governor.

04/13/2014

Tom Tancredo (credit: CBS)

Tancredo’s Signature Approval Could Change The GOP Race

With Tom Tancredo not needing any delegates at this weekend’s GOP State Assembly to make the ballot, the field is much more open and could change the face of the 2014 election.

04/10/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Could Governor’s Race Put Focus on Amendment 41?

Will leaders from both parties making Colorado Independent Ethics Commission headlines push for a more critical look of Amendment 41 and how we look at Ethics Complaints?

04/08/2014

The scene at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office on Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Colorado Likely to Be a Major Test for New SCOTUS Decision

It’s highly likely that the floodgates the U.S. Supreme Court recently opened for Campaign Fundraising will be directing historic levels of cash to Colorado’s 2014 election.

04/03/2014

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