Democrat Phil Weiser, who is running for attorney general, speaks at an event in Highlands Ranch in September 2018. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Get to know Phil Weiser, the Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general

Phil Weiser, 50, says he was motivated by the election of President Donald Trump to run for Colorado attorney general

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El Paso County sheriff can’t hold people for immigration authorities, judge rules

Courts in several states have ruled that sheriffs cannot hold people on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without violating the 4th Amendment