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Lauren Boebert is sued in federal court for blocking constituent on Twitter

Bri Buentello, a former Democratic state representative who lives in Pueblo, brought the legal action on Sunday

Lauren Boebert’s spokesman resigns after less than a month, citing U.S. Capitol riot

Ben Goldey confirmed his departure to The Colorado Sun after it was first reported on Saturday by Axios

Colorado’s House delegation splits along party lines as Donald Trump is impeached for a second time

The four Democratic members of Colorado’s U.S. House delegation — Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse, Ed Perlmutter and Jason Crow — voted to impeach Trump

Lauren Boebert, other Republicans object to new metal detectors outside U.S. House

Boebert, a Rifle Republican, refused to allow a search of her bag and eventually was let into the House chamber

Colorado will rework its dial system once people age 70 and older are vaccinated, governor says

Gov. Jared Polis said his administration is already talking with local public health authorities about what changes to make in the spring to focus more on people’s economic and social-emotional needs

Ken Buck now says Trump “deserves some of the blame” for U.S. Capitol riot; Colorado Democrats demand president’s removal

Buck, a Colorado Republican, said earlier that the president wasn’t responsible for the destructive mob. Democrat Diana DeGette is demanding that Donald Trump be ousted.

“We were getting ready to make a stand”: Colorado congressmen recount harrowing moments as rioters approached

Four members of Colorado’s congressional delegation were barricaded in the U.S. House chambers during Wednesday’s deadly riot at the nation’s capital

Doug Lamborn joins Lauren Boebert in opposing certification of presidential election

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, outgoing chair of the state GOP, said Sunday that he won’t join dissident Republicans in challenging key states’ Electoral College votes

7 Colorado education stories to watch in 2021

The pandemic’s effects will continue to be felt through much of 2021. Will school districts reopen and stay open? How will we address learning loss?

Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems employee files defamation suit against Trump campaign, Rudy Giuliani

Eric Coomer, a Coloradan, alleges he has been the target of a false conspiracy that has harmed his reputation and left him facing threats

Littwin: Ken Buck says he won’t run again for GOP chair, but what will he run for?

Republicans have to find someone to run against both Bennet and Polis in 2022. Given the state of the Colorado GOP, it looks like they’re going to need a search party.

Nicolais: No, Republicans, everything is not awesome

The Republican Party’s failure to engage post-election analysis is worthy of a cartoon movie

Ken Buck will not seek another term as Colorado GOP chairman

Buck, who lives in Windsor, was elected to the position for a two-year term in 2019

8-hour, Republican-led hearing on Colorado’s election integrity ends without evidence of widespread fraud

President Donald Trump’s senior legal adviser, Jenna Ellis, urged the state legislature to investigate, but offered no substantive reason why

Colorado’s Democratic presidential electors cast nine votes for Joe Biden

The electors’ votes drew special attention this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the election and his baseless allegations of election fraud

“Absolutely historic”: First doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine arrive in Colorado, are administered

Health care workers will be the first recipients of Colorado’s first batch of vaccines, totaling 46,800 doses and expected to arrive this week

Colorado’s GOP chairman trusts the state’s voting systems. Legislative Republicans still want to check it out.

The Legislative Audit Committee, which is led by Republicans, will hold a hearing Tuesday to investigate alleged election discrepancies in Colorado. There’s no proof there were any.

Nicolais: Colorado’s special session delivered just in time for the holiday season

The legislature came through with stop-gap solutions desperately needed across the state

Colorado lawmakers water down requirement that counties comply with coronavirus restrictions to get aid

On the final day of Colorado’s special legislative session, during which 10 bills were passed, Democrats in the General Assembly backtracked on one of the most controversial aspects of their $200 million-plus relief package

Colorado lawmakers’ coronavirus aid plans include distributing $22.5 million in taxpayer money through nonprofits

Democrats claim that sending the money through non-governmental organizations will ensure it is distributed quickly. Republicans worry about plans to send aid to people living in the U.S. illegally.

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