Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama
The decision immediately prompted accusations from Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, a Republican, that the move was politically motivated and influenced by President Donald Trump
Littwin: We had to know that Trump, in the end, wouldn’t leave without trying to burn the place down
It was a riot, an insurrection, a plot against America. It was Trump’s presidency in its death throes, and with every one of his enablers responsible for the assault on democracy.
Two wins in Georgia build on victory in Colorado and hand Democrats control of U.S. Senate
John Hickenlooper’s win against Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in November paved the way for Democrats to take chamber’s majority
Littwin: Since the future is hard to predict, we’ll look back and see if that works any better
Of the 10 most-read columns I wrote for The Sun in 2020, 3 were about Trump, 3 about COVID, 2 Gardners, 1 Hancock and 1 Biden.
Littwin: A thought experiment — what if Trump had called for $2,000 stimulus checks before the election?
It’s now left to Mitch McConnell and Senate GOP to determine whether the House-passed $2,000 check proposal gets a Senate vote. Anyone heard from Cory Gardner on this?
The top story in Colorado politics in 2020 — and what to expect in 2021
The coronavirus pandemic dominated headlines inside and outside politics, but the U.S. Senate race also ranked high on the list
Lauren Boebert hires outgoing Trump, Cory Gardner staffers
Jeff Small, current senior adviser to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, will be Boebert’s chief of staff
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.
Littwin: Trump won’t leave without dragging the GOP down the rabbit hole with him
Ken Buck and Doug Lamborn joined a list of 126 GOP members of Congress advocating for the Supreme Court to overturn the 2020 election.
John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner
In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show
How the Cardboard Cory protest in Colorado helped Democrats defeat Gardner in the U.S. Senate race
A group of activists and ProgressNow Colorado shaped the political conversation and created one of the most iconic advocacy campaigns in recent memory
Littwin: It’s Thanksgiving, so we’ll be thankful that Biden will be president and leave it there
Trump has lost too convincingly to overturn the results. That doesn’t mean he’ll stop trying or will ever concede. But it does mean U.S. democracy is still on the clock.
Littwin: Just how dangerous is Trump’s sure-to-fail attempted coup?
In Colorado, it’s dangerous enough that few Republican officials will even talk about it. If you think it can’t get worse, wait to see if Scott Gessler is the next GOP Party chair.
Opinion: Facebook shouldn’t block a journalist tool revealing how political ads are targeted
Ken Buck on his future as Colorado’s GOP leader — he hasn’t made up his mind — and Republican losses
The Windsor Republican isn’t willing to call Democrat Joe Biden the president-elect, though he hasn’t seen any proof of fraud that would overturn the election
Opinion: Passage of landmark Great American Outdoors Act now looks like an election-year show
Nicolais: Grand Trump Party likely to sabotage any plans to revitalize Colorado’s GOP
Between the likely long-term presence of Donald Trump on the national stage and Lauren Boebert at a congressional level, turning the page may be impossible