Articles By Jesse Paul

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Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures

The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"

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Colorado’s highly coveted unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly support Trump-impeachment inquiry, new poll shows

The question is key to how voters view the candidates in Colorado’s pivotal 2020 U.S. Senate race. The poll also showed former Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, easily besting Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in a hypothetical matchup.

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Colorado asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn decision allowing presidential electors to vote for whomever they want

The case, involving Colorado 2016 “faithless” presidential elector Micheal Baca, could change the way presidents are chosen in the U.S. and have a permanent effect on the nation’s Electoral College system

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17,774 Aurora voters got a ballot instructing them to choose one at-large City Council candidate. They are supposed to be picking two.

The Aurora city clerk says the Adams County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is working with state elections officials to find a solution

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Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.

The effort — showing 61% support for a sales tax increase to pay for the route — is starting off strong and supporters can make their case to state lawmakers. However, that share will likely decline when an exact tax increase is finalized.

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Cory Gardner refuses to say if it’s appropriate for a president to ask a foreign leader to investigate a political rival

Gardner had two uncharacteristic, tense exchanges with reporters on Thursday in downtown Denver, refusing to say whether it’s appropriate for the president to ask a foreign government to investigate a political rival

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State says DUI testing isn’t a problem — yet — after change that Colorado prosecutors warn could prompt dropped cases

Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper says his agency thinks it can keep up within existing budgets by increased hiring and transferring personnel

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The fire-suppression system in the I-70 tunnels is a critical Colorado insurance policy. We toured it to find out why.

The Colorado Sun spoke to the experts who run the tunnels to learn more about their fire suppression system and how they work. Here’s what we found.

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Small Colorado town fires police officer it hired despite past complaints at previous law enforcement job

Springfield Police Officer Troy Morgan was terminated last month. The Colorado Sun learned that he was hired at the department despite allegations of misconduct at his prior law enforcement position