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Nathan Dunlap

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Hickenlooper Tied With Beauprez In New Poll

The race for governor in Colorado is in a statistical tie, with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in a dead heat with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.

07/16/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

With Primary Over, GOP Focuses On Hickenlooper

Republicans are zeroing in on two contentious decisions from Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper’s past year in office as an attack strategy now that they have their nominee for November’s race.

06/25/2014

Bob Beauprez celebrates his win on Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

Bob Beauprez Gets Second Act In Colorado Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez, who suffered a big defeat in the 2006 gubernatorial contest, will get a second act in Colorado politics as the Republicans’ choice to try to defeat incumbent Democratic Gov. John Hicknlooper in November.

06/25/2014

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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New Bill Would Limit Death Penalty Reprieves From Governor

A measure at the state Capitol has been designed to force Gov. John Hickenlooper to decide the fate of death row inmate Nathan Dunlap.

02/25/2014

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Colorado Death Penalty Curbs Rejected By Lawmakers

Colorado lawmakers have rejected a GOP proposal to curb the governor’s ability to grant reprieves to death row inmates.

02/24/2014

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Former Arapahoe District Attorney Dies

Jim Peters, the Arapahoe County district attorney who put Chuck E. Cheese killer Nathan Dunlap on death row, died Wednesday following a seven-month battle with cancer.

02/21/2014

Bob Autobee protests against the death penalty. (credit: CBS)

Murder Victim Relatives Join Death Penalty Protest

Relatives of other murder victims have joined the father of a Colorado prison guard in protesting the death penalty in Castle Rock.

01/08/2014

Bob Autobee protests against the death penalty. (credit: CBS)

Will Autobee’s Protest Trigger Bigger Death Penalty Discussion?

A small protest against the death penalty in Douglas County may help launch a much bigger discussion in Colorado in 2014, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

01/07/2014

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Poll: Only 45 Percent Want Hickenlooper Re-Elected As Governor

Just 45 percent of Colorado voters want Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper re-elected, and half disapprove of his stance on new gun laws and the death penalty after his refusal to set an execution date for a convicted mass murderer, according to a poll released Friday.

08/23/2013

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