Articles By Evan Ochsner

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Is the Electoral College systemic racism? Some advocates and experts think so.

Proposition 113 on the November ballot in Colorado shines a light on the nation’s electoral system at a moment of racial reckoning

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Big Tech asserts its influence in Colorado, but the U.S. Senate candidates aren’t willing to discuss it

Amid debate in Congress, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper have said little about whether more regulation is needed for the technology industry

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Colorado’s small, in-person RNC delegation says the event was “spectacular.” But other Republicans feel left behind.

The GOP opted to have a small, in-person element as part of their celebration of President Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, a move that contrasts with Democrats whose national gathering was held almost entirely over video conference.

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Colorado’s Polly Baca reflects on her 15th Democratic convention and the national party’s future

Baca’s seen plenty of Democratic politics. She participated in the March on Washington in 1963, worked on Kennedy brothers’ campaigns, turned out the vote with activist Cesar Chavez and became the first Latina to serve as co-chair of the Democratic National Convention.

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Colorado delegates hope virtual Democratic convention can still unite party behind Joe Biden

Delegates are attending virtual meetings and tuning into live streams from their homes and backyards

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Democrats poised to hold power in the Colorado Senate as Republicans put on the defensive

Republicans face shifting demographics and an unpopular incumbent president in Donald Trump who could drag the GOP ticket down

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Nearly all of Colorado is under some drought status. A year ago, almost none of the state was parched.

Colorado’s most recent drought outlook shows some progress, but the state’s drought could persist

Both Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper claim credit for Colorado’s economy. But how much do they deserve?

The state’s economy has boomed over the past decade. The reasons behind that growth are complicated.

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For Colorado students, becoming “anti-racist” starts with no longer letting offensive social media posts slide

Racist photos and videos have circulated among young people in Fort Collins and Monument, resulting in a flood of emails to school districts and demands for change