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Opioid Addiction is a Disease, not a Choice; Congress, White House Should Act Accordingly

Chase Kohne 10/30/2017 Colorado Politics

To regain control of the opioid emergency, we must treat the underlying reasons Americans typically begin misusing these drugs: unemployment, poverty, mental illness, and lack of adequate healthcare. But we must also stop the routine overuse of prescription opioids.


Kohne to Visit Lamar

10/17/2017 Lamar Ledger

Congressional candidate Chase Kohne will visit Lamar Oct. 18 to meet with voters and learn more about their concerns. Kohne is a veteran, large animal veterinarian, and Army Reserve Major challenging Rep. Ken Buck for his U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 2018 midterm election.


Chase Kohne listens to La Junta

Stephen Matthews 10/06/2017 La Junta Tribune-Democrat

On this listening tour, Kohne is traveling throughout the district listening to the many stories of those he meets along the way. “The intent of the listening tour is to open the discussion with all voters,” Kohne stated. “The first thing I need to know is what is going on in the district.”


Ken Buck says the Republican Party is dead. He’s holding a smoking gun

Chase Kohne 08/03/2017 Colorado Politics

The late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota famously said that “we all do better when we all do better.” If Buck can’t understand that, it’s time to replace him with someone who does.


Army Veteran and Veterinarian Now a Congressional Candidate

Sean McClain Brown 07/31/2017

Bronze Star recipient Chase Kohne enlisted in the Army for the same reason he became a veterinarian: his deep lifelong desire to serve others and help them thrive. Kohne planned to run for office after his Army career and the 39 year-old father of two decided now’s the time to step up.


Colorado officials tear into Trump’s tweets announcing ban on transgender military service

Ernest Luning 7/26/2017 Colorado Politics

Chase Kohne, an Army veteran and Democrat from Castle Rock, called Trump’s move a “senseless assault.” Kohne os a Bronze Star recipient and Army Reserve major who is challenging Buck in the 4th Congressional District.


Vet who’s a veteran is seeking seat in Congress

Tom Skelley 07/25/2017 Colorado Community Media

Running against a two-term incumbent in a reliably red district may be a daunting prospect for any Democrat in his first campaign for Congress, but Castle Rock veterinarian Chase Kohne welcomes the challenge. “I don’t believe Ken Buck has faced an opponent in the past who can connect with the voting population in CD4 like I can,” Kohne said.


Candidate Chase Kohne visits LJ

Bette McFarren 07/14/2017 The La Junta Tribune-Democrat

Chase Kohne, a Castle Rock veterinarian, is a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives because he is not happy with the way things are going in Washington, D.C., these days.


Kohne to run for Congress

 07/14/2017 The Lamar Ledger

Chase Kohne, Democratic candidate for the 4th Congressional District, made a stop in Lamar, Co Thursday, July 13. “I grew up in a rural community, which lead to be a large animal veterinarian,” commented Kohne.