Colorado politics

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Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Coronavirus cases in Colorado have reached their highest levels since July. Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state's epidemiologist, called the spike "very concerning."

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Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations

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Cory Gardner says he will vote to confirm a “qualified” replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In 2016, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cory Gardner said the Senate should put off confirming judges when a presidential election is so near

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Republicans are trailing Democrats across Colorado. They hope to gain ground with their ground game.

Democrats have rerouted their volunteers and resources toward expanding phone banks and digital ad spending to reach voters in other ways. The GOP thinks that won’t be enough.

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Colorado regulators’ plans to require 2,000-foot buffer around drilling rekindles oil and gas wars

Industry officials called the regulation “a blunt tool” that amounts to a ban on oil and gas development. A lawsuit might be in the offing.

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USPS to destroy remaining flyers with incorrect mail-in voting information, consult with Colorado elections officials in future

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold sued the USPS last weekend after it delivered thousands of flyers to Coloradans about mail-in voting that incorrectly said voters must request a ballot to receive one in the mail

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Lauren Boebert discusses, defends her backstory during Durango visit

"I wish more members of Congress had the life experiences that I’ve had," said the Republican upstart running in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

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Health care, the environment, coronavirus: How the pandemic has become a top election-year issue in Colorado

In the marquee U.S. Senate race, Cory Gardner is facing pressure from John Hickenlooper and other Democrats to do more to respond to the pandemic. But the Republican is also touting his response to COVID-19 in television and Facebook ads