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Colorado Politics - Daily-afternoon

Colorado’s one-stop source for balanced, in-depth political news and analysis — at the Capitol, across the state and beyond.

Recall petition against state Sen. Brittany Pettersen withdrawn because of error

A petition seeking the recall of Democratic state Sen. Brittany Pettersen of Lakewood has been withdrawn by its proponents due to an error in the recall statement — an error first reported by Colorado Politics.

Jolon Clark re-elected as Denver City Council president

Despite a turnover of five new members, the Denver City Council has decided to stick with the same leadership it has had for the past year.

Polis: Colorado health reinsurance to slash rates

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he anticipates that individuals' health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act market will be substantially lower next year.

BLM headquarters move to Colorado would add only about 85 workers

Grand Junction could gain as few as 27 jobs.

Polis honors US women's soccer team members at Rapids-Arsenal match (VIDEO)

Fresh from their World Cup victory, members of the U.S. women's national soccer team were recognized Monday at a friendly match between the Colorado Avalanche and England's storied Arsenal.

Colorado man hopes to be first transgender astronaut in space

He's entered a contest, known as "Out Astronaut," funded by a grant from the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences.

EDITORIAL: Polis picks a pepper putdown

The Pueblo Chieftain Editorial Board: "Who knew Gov. Jared Polis would get us into a border war six months into his new job? This, however, is a just war — and one our state cannot and should not lose. No less than the honor of the Pueblo Chile is at stake."