Governor Bill Ritter ended all speculation and rumors by announcing today that he would NOT seek a second term as Colorado’s governor. The news first surfaced last night after a Washington-DC political blog broke the story. In the hours since, Colorado’s political community has been reeling. From Rocky Mountain Community Radio member station KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports.

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