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June 25, 2020: Six Women Wanted Into Senate Race. Why Didn’t They Make It?; Garden Tips

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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, puts on a mask after finishing a debate against former state House speaker Andrew Romanoff in the studio of Denver7 in Denver on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The debate, held ahead of the Democratic primary, was sponsored by The Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio News, Denver7 and the University of Denver Center on American Politics. The winner of the June 30 primary will go on to face incumbent Republican Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner in November’s general election.

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Six women, including four of color, sought the Democratic senate nomination. We talk to some of them about the obstacles that kept them from a contest that’s now down to two white men. Then, if your summer garden has hit a rough patch, we’ve got some tips for you. Plus, a nurse’s interactive show aims to combat burnout among her colleagues.