By Sara Burnett, Rocky Mountain News
The man many considered the frontrunner to be Colorado's next U.S. attorney said Monday he is not interested in the job.
Adams County District Attorney Don Quick said he told Sen. Ken Salazar he can't leave his current office at this time. Quick's chief deputy, Sean May, was murdered outside his home last year, and several other top prosecutors in his office have left for judgeships.
"This is where I need to be right now," Quick said.
That leaves Salazar with several other possible candidates, and just a few weeks to send a name to the White House.
Among the Democrats being mentioned are Stephanie Villafuerte, deputy chief of staff to Gov.