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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis opens the shipping box containing the state's first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Dec. 14, 2020, in east Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Behind The Scenes Of Pandemic Governing: Colorado's Polis On Tests Of Leadership

No governor expects they'll have to lead their state through a global pandemic when they take office, but the last year has thrust them all into the spotlight, including Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado.

Purdue Pharma, maker of the highly addictive OxyContin, is keeping secret the results of an investigation of the Sacklers. Critics want the findings made public. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Purdue Pharma Conducted Massive Probe Of The Sacklers, But The Findings Are Secret

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis opens the shipping box containing the state's first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Dec. 14, 2020, in east Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Behind The Scenes Of Pandemic Governing: Colorado's Polis On Tests Of Leadership

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