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Gov. John Hickenlooper tweeted this photo on Aug. 13 taken at Longhorn Steakhouse in Springfield. Hickenlooper, right, is speaking to  Baca County Commissioner Spike Ausmus (credit: Twitter)

Hickenlooper In Rural Colorado As 2014 Race Begins

The governor’s race has officially begun and Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is touring southern Colorado as potential Republican opponents increase attacks on his record.

08/14/2013

Dexter Lewis (credit: Denver Police)

Attorney Says Death Penalty A Hard Sell In Denver

If convicted he’ll be the first person to face the death penalty in Denver in years, and one day after the district attorney announced his decision in the case of Dexter Lewis, experts are skeptical a Denver jury would go along the capital punishment.

07/27/2013

Sen. Greg Brophy talks with CBS4's Howard Nathan (credit: CBS)

State Sen. Greg Brophy Officially Running For Governor

State Sen. Greg Brophy held a rally on Sunday to announce that he is the latest Republican joining the race for governor.

07/14/2013

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Crime Makes Halting Comeback As A Political Issue

From the 1960s to the early 1990s, Republicans hammered Democrats on crime for focusing too much on rehabilitation and not enough on punishment and imprisonment.

07/06/2013

Nathan Dunlap in court on May 1 (credit: Denver Post)

Poll Shows Strong Colorado Support For Death Penalty

Colorado voters overwhelmingly back the death penalty and are evenly split on whether Gov. John Hickenlooper, who last month blocked the execution of a convicted multiple-murderer, deserves re-election, according to a new poll released Thursday.

06/13/2013

Nathan Dunlap (credit: Colorado Governor's Office)

Prosecutor: Prepare For Execution Despite Reprieve

Prosecutors asked a judge Monday to keep the case against convicted killer Nathan Dunlap active, in case a future governor decides to reinstate his death sentence.

06/10/2013

Nathan Dunlap (credit: Colorado Governor's Office)

After Dunlap Reprieve, Lawyers Wonder ‘Now What?’

Attorneys for convicted killer Nathan Dunlap are puzzling over their next step in three potentially significant court cases after Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper granted Dunlap an unprecedented temporary reprieve.

06/07/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper  (credit: CBS)

Many Sides To The Reprieve Decision

The decision to grant a temporary reprieve has put both capital punishment and how key decisions are made by our elected officials in the spotlight, and they are likely to stay there for some time.

05/23/2013

Dick Wadhams (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Death Penalty Decision Has Invigorated Republicans

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s decision this week to issue a temporary reprieve of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap’s death penalty sentence has reinvigorated the Republican Party.

05/23/2013

Bobby Stephens is the sole survivor of the 1993 shooting at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant. (credit: CBS)

Sole Survivor Of Chuck E. Cheese Shooting Frustrated By Gov’s Decision

Gov. John Hickenlooper granted a temporary reprieve to the prisoner who killed four people and wounded another during a shooting at a restaurant in 1993. The sole survivor of that shooting says he’s frustrated with that decision.

05/23/2013

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