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Jason Crow is moving to Centennial from Aurora, potentially affecting the 2022 election amid redistricting

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow and his family are moving to Centennial from Aurora, a relocation that comes as the state’s congressional districts are being redrawn ahead of the 2022 election and which could have major political consequences. The Democrat, who is in his second two-year term, will still live in his 6th Congressional District. But […]

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Colorado congressman wants to close gap in interstate gun sales law that allowed Florida teen quick access to shotgun

Colorado U.S. Rep. Jason Crow has introduced a bill in Congress aiming to standardize federal law surrounding gun sales to out-of-state residents in response to a case that prompted the closure of schools across the Front Range last month. The measure, which faces slim odds for passage because of Republican control of the U.S. Senate, […]

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Jason Crow: Why I voted to override President Trump’s veto on the border wall issue

This March, President Donald Trump issued his first veto after Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly rebuked his national emergency declaration to build a wall at the southern border. In our deeply polarized era, this rare moment of bipartisanship illustrated the deep respect both parties have for our Constitution. The Constitution’s protection from executive overreach is a […]

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In the end, 15 Democrats — including Colorado’s Jason Crow — don’t back Nancy Pelosi for speaker

By Alan Fram, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — What started out as a rebellion with a potentially devastating effect on Nancy Pelosi’s winning drive to reclaim the House speaker’s post officially fell short Thursday as just 15 Democrats — including Colorado’s Jason Crow — refused to back her bid for the job. Though suspense about the […]

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

The unofficial final election report from the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office shows even worse news for Republicans than initially thought.  Democrat Jared Polis defeated Republican Walker Stapleton in the governor’s race by 10.7 percentage points, well above the 7-point margin touted on election night. The late boost in Democratic votes was expected because the […]

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Three graphics that explain the 2018 election and Colorado’s political future

The historic Democratic wins in the 2018 election are no fluke — but rather a sign of Colorado’s political future. A new analysis by The Colorado Sun found that all but one of the state’s seven congressional districts is shifting to favor Democrats, including once rock-solid Republican turf. And a handful of one-time swing counties […]

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How Donald Trump, guns and cash spelled an end to Mike Coffman’s decade in Congress

Days before the election, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman stood at a busy intersection in the 6th Congressional District waving campaign signs and smiling at passing motorists, searching for any sign that he might keep his job. His 30-year political career hung in the balance, and the five-term incumbent Republican from Aurora acknowledged that he was […]

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Abortion is a key issue in Colorado’s 2018 campaigns — but it sounds different this time

In front of a pink banner emblazoned with Planned Parenthood logos, Jared Polis blasted his Republican opponent for opposing abortion and nominating a lieutenant governor who supports personhood. A moment later, he added an exclamation point about the Republican candidate for governor: “If Walker Stapleton was elected, mortality for women would likely go up under […]

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In their final debate, Mike Coffman and Jason Crow touch on everything from campaign tactics and abortion to immigration

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and Democratic challenger, Jason Crow, faced off Tuesday night in their final 6th Congressional District race debate before Nov. 6, where the incumbent attempted to get the last word in about why voters should stick with him. It was a relatively docile face-off, especially compared with the candidates’ last two […]

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61,000 Adams County voters should receive their ballots Wednesday after the documents went missing

Some 61,000 voters in Adams County should receive their ballots on Wednesday after the documents went missing in a situation that remains under investigation by mail and local elections officials. “All ballots were received yesterday at 4 p.m., intact, sealed and secured,” said David Rupert, a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service. “They were rolled […]