President Donald Trump listens as Cory Gardner speaks during a campaign rally Feb. 20, 2020, at the World Arena in Colorado Springs. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado doesn’t appear to be a presidential swing state in 2020. That could spell big trouble for Cory Gardner.

Republicans say Donald Trump needs to keep the race fairly close in Colorado in order to give Gardner a chance at reelection. But with the president’s polling slipping across the country they are worried the state won’t get enough attention.

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One Colorado couple fled the East Troublesome fire with ballots. For others, voting options are abundant.

Voting isn’t the top priority for evacuees, but officials say they are doing all they can to ensure those affected by fires can still cast ballots

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

If Coloradans approve Proposition 115, middle America’s “abortion desert” would be expanded

In 1967 — six years before the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision protected the right to an abortion in the U.S. — Colorado became the first state to pass a law widening access to legal abortion

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Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours