The Democratic candidates competing in the June party primary for U.S. Senate are Andrew Romanoff, left, and John Hickenlooper, right. (Colorado Sun photo illustration)

With John Hickenlooper on defensive, mysterious group launches big-money ad attacking Andrew Romanoff

A mysterious federal political action committee formed this week, called Let’s Turn Colorado Blue, has reserved about $750,000 in air time through Election Day. Meanwhile, Hickenlooper and national Democrats are starting to spend big.

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Colorado election officials say they’re confident voters will be able to cast their votes safely

Voter intimidation and electioneering have not been serious issues in Colorado, and officials expect that to continue through election day

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Colorado health officials warn state could reach record coronavirus hospitalizations by Nov. 10

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says its modeling shows that approximately one out of every 219 Coloradans are currently infectious with COVID-19

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Why so many Coloradans leave college financial aid on the table — and how to fix that

The state’s low completion rates of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid among high students places Colorado near the bottom in the nation