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Angela Williams
Angela Williams

State Sen. Angela Williams will not seek reelection to her Denver district

Decision comes after Williams suspended her campaign to claim the Democratic nomination in the race for Colorado's Senate seat

Politics and Government

Angela Williams exits U.S. Senate race, faces fractious primary challenge in reelection to her statehouse seat

State Rep. James Coleman, D-Denver, announced a bid on Nov. 18 for Williams’ state Senate District 33 seat. He’s been endorsed by a number of fellow Democrats in the Colorado legislature

Politics and Government

A deeper look at the Colorado money race ahead of 2020: Who raised the most and where it came from

John Hickenlooper gets boost from national Democrats as Andrew Romanoff holds steady in the primary for U.S. Senate

Politics and Government

Colorado’s U.S. Senate candidates feel the heat from a growing bloc: climate change voters

As the sense of urgency increases, climate change has evolved into an issue that drives Democrats and independents to the polls

Politics and Government

Krieger: Fracking legacy dogs Hick among progressives

Opinion Columns

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

John Hickenlooper hasn’t announced a U.S. Senate bid yet, but he’s already reshaping the 2020 race

The possibility of a campaign by Colorado’s former governor has kept other big-name Democrats from getting into the race and prompted those already running to play defense

Politics and Government

“This won’t be a coronation.” If Hickenlooper wants to be a U.S. senator, he needs to clear many hurdles

Back home, the former Colorado governor faces some of the same challenges that torpedoed his 2020 presidential bid

Politics and Government

Democrats in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race split on Medicare for All, as Bennet warns it’s “one sure way” to lose

The crowded field of Democrats running to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner disagree on whether Medicare for All or a public health insurance option is the way to go

Politics and Government

Democratic state Sen. Angela Williams launches bid for U.S. Senate

Williams had said in May that she was seriously looking at the race and told Politico that she met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer about the idea

Politics and Government

Big tobacco is fighting Colorado’s nicotine tax bill with powerful lobbyists and a social media campaign

A company tied to cigarette-maker Philip Morris and popular vape brand Juul has spent thousands on social media ads against the tax hike. It’s also hired lobbyists from the high-powered Denver firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Politics and Government

Colorado Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020, opt for study after mounting pressure against bill

Sen. Faith Winter, a Westminster Democrat who was pushing for Senate Bill 188, said that she was unable to pass the measure without making changes she felt “gutted the bill”

Politics and Government

After overhaul, Colorado Democrats advance their ambitious family leave effort

The amended Colorado bill requires employees and employers to contribute on a 60%-40% basis to a state fund that, by fiscal year 2020-21, could reach $922 million

Politics and Government

Colorado death penalty repeal effort is yanked, with Democratic votes in question

Democrats have tried and failed to repeal the death penalty five times in Colorado since 2000

Politics and Government

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.

The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time

Politics and Government

Soured by Denver lemonade stand incident, Colorado could allow kid businesses to operate permit-free

Senate Bill 103 would allow anyone under 18 years old to operate a business for up to 84 days without needing a permit and free from local regulations

Business

Colorado Senate Democrats, with their new majority, show early splits; statehouse Republicans search for a path forward

Democratic Sens. Leroy Garcia and Stephen Fenberg are picked to lead party’s new state Senate majority

Politics and Government