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Nearly $1.5 million pours into Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District for Lauren Boebert, Kerry Donovan

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat whose race is crucial to his party’s majority in the Senate, hauled in $1.2 million

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Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned

More than $10 million in spending made a difference in upsetting three congressional incumbents over the past decade. State-level allocations also moved the needle.

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Littwin: If you watch the trial, Derek Chauvin’s knee seems to be on every witnesses’ neck

The trial is not only about George Floyd’s death and injustice, but also comes at yet another American crossroads on race.

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Littwin: We can say we’re shocked and horrified by the Boulder mass murders, but we can’t say we’re surprised

We no longer have the luxury of surprise. But now Biden is calling for Congress to ban assault rifles. And if, by some miracle, that were to happen, we would be astonished.

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Democrats vow vote on gun background checks after Boulder shooting, but prospects seem dim

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said that every time there is a mass shooting, the Senate engages in "ridiculous theater" about gun control measures

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Colorado’s congressional, legislative redistricting commissions may start work with old population data

This week, Gov. Jared Polis, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Colorado General Assembly, and the co-chairs of the campaign for Amendments Y and Z urged the congressional redistricting panel to push ahead using population estimates from 2019

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4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Unfounded allegations of fraud in last year's presidential election have become a main focus in the battle to replace outgoing Colorado GOP Chair Ken Buck

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Gregg Smith ends his bid to unseat Republican Lauren Boebert

The Democrat’s campaign lasted only about six weeks, but he feels there are qualified progressive candidates who can win in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

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Vice President Kamala Harris to tout COVID relief package in Denver

Details on the visit by Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, were still being worked out, the vice president's office said.

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Here are the Colorado congressional districts that stand to change the most during redistricting

The Colorado Sun analyzed 2019 population estimates to understand how new maps could be redrawn this year

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Littwin: Flip the page on the calendar. It’s time to move past the guy whose name we shall not mention

There are so many important issues to deal with, none of them easy, many of them complex, but not one, it turns out, that requires access to a Twitter account

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Colorado’s governor wants a big, fast coronavirus stimulus package. State lawmakers worry about the details.

The situation echoes of the yearslong tug of war between the governor and Democratic budget writers that began soon after Jared Polis assumed office

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Colorado isn’t expecting the Census data it needs for redistricting until after the new maps are due

The announcement on Friday is a worst-case scenario for Colorado’s new independent redistricting commissions

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Opinion: At the U.S. Capitol, lifting our gaze to what stands before us

We must have civil discourse around the problems that affect all of us, so that we can continue to move our country, our democracy and our world forward.

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Littwin: As coronavirus relief bill moves forward, it’s even better than advertised for kids

Beyond the immediate need for vaccinations and help for the economy, the bill would include a plan, pushed by Michael Bennet and Sherrod Brown, to reduce childhood poverty by as much as 45%.

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Meet Gregg Smith, the Blackwater-connected Democrat new to Colorado and running to unseat Lauren Boebert

Smith says he was moved to run for Congress by the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. He faces an uphill battle in a congressional district that values known quantities

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Here are the three finalists —including Denver’s city attorney — to be Colorado’s next top federal prosecutor

Kristin Bronson, Hetal Doshi and Cole Finegan were recommended by the state’s two Democratic U.S. senators to be nominated by President Joe Biden

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Littwin: Dems lay out their case against Trump — it started with the Big Lie, and that led to insurrection and impeachment

Trump’s team argues not only that you can’t try an ex-president, but also — and this argument is made only to please Trump — that Trump’s claim of election fraud was reasonable to make.

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Opinion: Son of a 10th Mountain Division ski trooper on why the CORE Act matters

This measure will sustain both healthy outdoor recreation and our outdoor economy for future generations -- and will honor Colorado's military legacy.

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Littwin: Joe Biden faces his first big test on vaccines. America can’t afford for him to fail.

The 100 million vaccines in 100 days is only the first test. If Biden can pass that, or even surpass it, he still has to do even better in the next 100 days.

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