Top Democratic members of the Colorado legislature -- including, from left, Rep. Chris Kennedy, Senate Majority Leader Stephen Fenberg and House Majority Leader Alec Garnett, stand and applaud as Gov. Jared Polis delivered his first State of the State address on January 10, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Democrats — including in Colorado — roll out big health care proposals across U.S.

Some lawmakers in Colorado, where Democrats now control the legislature and the governor's office, are proposing a state-run health insurance plan

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record

There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.