Dominic Dezzutti’s Blog

Rep. Cory Gardner (credit: CBS)

How Will Colorado Voters React To A ‘New Kind of Republican’?

Cory Gardner is kicking off the post Labor Day election campaign by becoming a “new kind of Republican”, the question is, how will Colorado voters react?

09/02/2014

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Hickenlooper’s Decisive Non-Decision

A comment in a CNN documentary about capital punishment may show that Gov. John Hickenlooper is far more decisive about the death penalty then previously assumed.

08/26/2014

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Will DeBeque’s Embrace of Pot Tourism Spread?

The small town of DeBeque may become a major pioneer in how uniquely situated small towns boost tax revenue from pot tourism.

08/21/2014

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Democrats Show Signs They Are Taking November Seriously

Two stories this week show that Colorado Democrats are not taking the 2014 election for granted and are willing to bring out the heavy artillery.

08/19/2014

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Solving Denver’s Sheriff Problems Is Becoming A Problem

The process of tackling the problems within the Denver Sheriff’s Department is becoming more difficult as more and more civic leaders are being alienated from the process.

08/14/2014

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Is there Enough Political Oxygen for Colorado’s Ballot Issues?

With fracking issues exiting this week, do the remaining four initiatives on Colorado’s 2014 ballot have a chance to grab voters’ attention?

08/07/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Fracking Compromise May Create a Bigger Fight in 2016

While the big compromise announced this week may keep fracking off of the 2014 ballot, it may have only intensified the fight in the next round.

08/05/2014

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Will the Israel-Gaza Conflict Affect Colorado Politics?

Even though it’s thousands of miles away, the conflict in Gaza may play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.

07/31/2014

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Colorado Plays Role In The NYT Editorial Endorsement Of Legalized Pot

Even though the New York Times Editorial Board got the headlines for its pro-pot stance this week, the real credit should go to Colorado.

07/29/2014

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Two Weeks to Ballot Measure Showdown Deadline

In two weeks, we’ll have a better idea of just how epic the 2014 ballot measure battle will be and what forces may make it an historic election.

07/22/2014

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