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Opinion: We shouldn’t forget 2020’s lessons, but let’s embrace 2021’s promise

Opinion Columns

Stories of fear, hope, survival and reflection from the year that was 2020

Our annual round-up of Colorado narrative stories highlights the themes that, for better or worse, will make 2020 hard to forget. We want you to add your favorites.

News

So many plans dissolved by coronavirus. But we gained a gift — adaptability.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado

Bernie Sanders wins Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary, but late ballot surge may tighten race

The Associated Press called the race for Sanders a moment after voting ended at 7 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is beating expectations in Colorado.

Politics and Government

Colorado’s 2020 presidential primary ballots are hitting the mail. Here’s what you need to know.

The March 3 contest will be Colorado’s first presidential primary election in 20 years

Politics and Government

Drew Litton: A chilly forecast

Cartoons

Colorado Springs is emblematic of the gender gap opening among Hispanics who could be key in 2020

Overall, Latinos are far more likely to be Democrats than Republicans, but Hispanic men are more likely than Hispanic women to vote Republican

Politics and Government

With Proposition CC’s failure, Colorado Democrats face a budget crunch in 2020. Here are their 4 options to address it.

Democrats in the Colorado legislature will have to choose between sacrificing parts of their ambitious agenda, or finding creative –– and politically risky –– ways to pay for it

Politics and Government

Why winning the Democratic primary in Colorado won’t be easy for Bernie Sanders this time around

The Vermont senator overwhelmingly won the state’s Democratic caucuses in 2016. But in 2020, Colorado’s delegates will be awarded in a primary election that will draw a broader range of voters.

Politics and Government

10 Democrats set for next presidential debate as several others — including Colorado’s Michael Bennet — miss cut

Michael Bennet has vowed to stay in the race even if he doesn't qualify for the next debate in September

Politics and Government

Why John Hickenlooper says he is running for U.S. Senate after repeatedly claiming it’s a job he doesn’t want

The Democrat and former Colorado governor said, for as much as he's talked about the dysfunction in Washington, it would be wrong if he didn’t step up and try to fix it

Politics and Government

Pressure mounts on John Hickenlooper, but a U.S. Senate bid is no sure bet

On Thursday, Colorado's former governor insisted his focus was on the presidential race

Politics and Government

Debate takeaways: Democratic divisions intensify, with Colorado’s Michael Bennet in the middle of it

Michael Bennet was central to many of the most prominent moments in Wednesday's debate

Politics and Government

Colorado voters will be able to cast their presidential primary ballots on the same day as New Hampshire’s

The Iowa caucuses will still kick off the presidential primary election season, but Colorado -- because of mail-in ballots -- will share the status as one of the earliest battlegrounds for candidates

Politics and Government

This week’s presidential debates will give some Democrats — like Colorado’s John Hickenlooper — a last chance to shine

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will be on stage Tuesday night. Colorado's U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet will then follow him on Wednesday.

Politics and Government

A breakdown of the latest campaign cash reports shows big money — and big spending — in Colorado

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is helping prop up the national popular vote recall as his Democratic rivals jockey for early advantage in fundraising race

Politics and Government

Democratic voters are not fully tuned in to the 2020 presidential race, poll shows

One Colorado woman said she only a "vague" idea of who's running and didn't realize her state's senior senator, Michael Bennet, or former governor, John Hickenlooper, were in the race.

Politics and Government

Governors like John Hickenlooper are still in the shadows of Democrats’ 2020 presidential campaign

"My problem is not what I'm selling, it's how do I get this information to the buyer?" Hickenlooper said.

Politics and Government

Colorado’s Michael Bennet, John Hickenlooper set to share presidential debate stage

Joining Hickenlooper and Bennet will be former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders

Politics and Government

“Democrats must say loudly and clearly that we are not socialists”: Hickenlooper attacks Sanders, other rivals over socialism

Hickenlooper's campaign has struggled to gain traction and he ranks toward the bottom in public opinion polls, but recently he has drawn attention for railing against socialism

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