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Silverman: Former Mayor Federico Peña still makes Denver proud

Once seen by some as a leftist, Peña now describes himself as being part of the “frustrated center.” He has high hopes that bipartisanship can return.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: We don’t talk to each other enough, and that may have set us on the path to the Capitol attack

Reasonable people have abdicated their place in our national discourse.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Some of the best books I read during the madness that has been 2020

For me, one good thing about the year is that it meant a lot more time to read actual books, a few of which, by the way, weren’t even particularly depressing.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: We haven’t learned our lesson about presidential power

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Trump is wrong. Fair housing is social justice, economic justice and welcome in the suburbs

Opinion Columns

Cory Gardner wants to get rid of Obamacare. But it’s not clear what he plans to replace it with.

The Republican senator from Colorado talks more often about what he doesn’t want -- Obamacare, a public option, Medicare For All -- than his ideas on how to achieve his goals of driving down costs and improving care

Politics and Government

Littwin: Day Three of the Democratic National Convention

Kamala Harris made history, but Barack Obama went all in. Former presidents don’t normally talk this way about their successors, but there’s nothing normal about 2020.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Imagine being a GOP senator watching Obama speak at John Lewis’ funeral and then going home to defend Trump

Cory Gardner got his chance to separate himself from Trump on the president’s delay-the-election tweet. But the Trump that Obama skewered is the Trump that Gardner and rest of the GOP Senate embrace.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Here’s why we ought to be outraged with outrage in politics

A year away from the 2020 election, it’s a good time to learn a few lessons in civility from leaders in both parties

Opinion Columns

Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say

State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.

Environment

Opinion: For Sen. Cory Gardner, “maximum pressure” on North Korea applies to everyone but Trump

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor

Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan

Politics and Government

Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

Politics and Government

Cory Gardner: Five factors that will determine whether he can win in 2020

The Republican U.S. senator faces re-election on the same ballot as Donald Trump and Democrats are still holding a grudge from 2014

Politics and Government

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

A candidate deemed “virtually bulletproof” two years ago was undone by President Donald Trump, outside spending and a challenger impervious to attacks

Politics and Government