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Opinion: Congress should deliver holiday COVID-19 relief

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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

Politics and Government

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.

Opinion Columns

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 Columns

Opinion: Coloradans voted to keep all of us healthy, safe and thriving

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Facebook shouldn’t block a journalist tool revealing how political ads are targeted

Opinion Columns

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

Politics and Government

Opinion: Passage of landmark Great American Outdoors Act now looks like an election-year show

Opinion Columns

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

Opinion Columns

States, land managers still waiting for details on conservation funding under Great American Outdoors Act

Congress promises its own Land and Water Conservation Fund funding plan if Trump Administration federal land managers don’t provide specifics. “Apparently, they’ve already lost their interest in taking care of our public lands,” said Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet.

Outdoors

Where do Colorado Republicans go from here?

No Republican running statewide has won more than 45% of the vote in the past two election cycles. Conservatives think Donald Trump is a big factor, but there's also broad agreement the party has a messaging problem, too.

Politics and Government

Opinion: In the endless political firefight, Coloradans can be first responders

Opinion Columns

Colorado continues to shift blue: The 2020 election, explained in graphics

A Colorado Sun analysis of the 2020 election results shows how the shifting votes in the Denver suburbs are redefining the state’s political map

Politics and Government

Hickenlooper and Bennet seem like twins, but they are expected to go different directions in Washington

How John Hickenlooper adapts to his new role after a career as an executive remains an open question. But he’ll have Michael Bennet to look to for guidance.

Politics and Government

Drew Litton: Colorado’s fall clean-up

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After John Hickenlooper’s win, U.S. Senate control hangs in balance with a few undecided races

Democrats faced long but not fully impossible odds to take a slim majority after a disappointing election night when Republicans defeated multiple challengers

Politics and Government

Littwin: Colorado is now bluer than blue. But is anyone more blue today than Gardner and state Republicans?

Colorado has made its statement, but the BIG statement — as a certain president would tweet — is far from decided. Votes are still being counted and the lawyers are on the way.

Opinion Columns

Does Cory Gardner have a future in politics now that he’s lost his U.S. Senate seat?

It’s not clear if the Colorado Republican plans to stay in politics as the state moves increasingly toward the left. However, some see a potential 2022 gubernatorial run in his future.

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper easily defeats Cory Gardner in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race

Cory Gardner’s loss is the latest in a series of stinging defeats for the Colorado GOP at the top of the ticket over the past two election cycles

Politics and Government

Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions

The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot

Election 2020
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