Colorado politics

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“It revealed to me this is what I can do”: Tom Sullivan’s son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting — and now he’ll be a state representative

Tom Sullivan, one of the first relatives of a mass shooting victim to hold elected office, hopes to be a voice for others shattered by tragedy.

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Gov. Hickenlooper criticizes Colorado ethics commission in response to travel complaint, denies wrongdoing

The term-limited Democrat says he paid for the expenses himself or they were allowed under the state’s rules

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Democrats in the mix for a 2020 presidential run — Michael Bennet among them — are already eyeing Iowa staff

Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a relatively new name to the 2020 discussion, has been in contact with some influential Iowa Democrats

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Colorado Republicans, reeling from 2018 losses, wonder: Is it us or is it Trump?

Two competing viewpoints about what went wrong in the midterms dominate as Colorado GOP conducts an election autopsy

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Here’s why Colorado’s unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly picked Democrats in 2018. The story starts with Donald Trump.

Four in 10 unaffiliated voters polled by Magellan Strategies said a vote for Democrat Jared Polis in the governor’s race was a statement against President Donald Trump

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How a movie about Gary Hart will make you rethink modern politics (and the media)

An interview with Jason Reitman, Matt Bai and Jay Carson, the writers behind the movie “The Front Runner,” about “the week America went tabloid”

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The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.

Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies

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

In the era of President Donald Trump, the GOP is seeing declines in key Colorado counties, a new analysis by The Colorado Sun shows