U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, third from right, poses for a photos outside of St. Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Aurora in July. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Get to know U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Republican running for re-election in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District

Mike Coffman has been able to overcome the changing demographics in his district to win five elections to Congress. This year he is facing his biggest challenge yet.

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In crowded 2020 Democratic field, a clear top tier emerges. Colorado’s candidates are not in it.

Even with six months to go in the campaign, strict debate standards and cash flow issues are separating the candidates

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More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work

Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education

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BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

While the job number for Grand Junction might not be eye-popping, the people who are slated to move there are top-level brass