Sen. Michael Bennet walks with two staff members after formally filing Nov. 6, 2019, to be included on New Hampshire's primary ballot. (Moe Clark, The Colorado Sun)

Michael Bennet says he’s shifting national health care debate. But even in his home state, there’s pushback.

The Colorado Democrat’s first town hall in more than a year served as a microcosm for the challenges he faces on the national stage

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Colorado governor extends safer-at-home coronavirus directive until July 1

The safer-at-home period was set to expire on Monday night. Gov. Jared Polis said "the virus is still here, and it could surge back the moment we let our guard down."

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Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, says investigators have reason to believe a small number of people are inciting chaos and causing damage. He believes getting them off the street will bring calm.

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Before protests brought thousands together, data pointed to a possible coronavirus resurgence in Colorado

State health officials say it will take two weeks before they can measure whether the demonstrations led to a surge in new COVID-19 cases