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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

Democrats hold their majorities at Colorado Capitol but GOP blunts a second blue wave

The next legislative session will look different, and the conversation is sure to focus on addressing the economic fallout from coronavirus

Politics and Government

A new poll in Colorado shows Democrats poised for big wins in the 2020 election. Can you trust the numbers?

Democrat Joe Biden leads Donald Trump, and John Hickenlooper outshines Republican Cory Gardner in a survey conducted just days before the election

Election 2020

5 numbers that show why 2020 was never going to be an easy year for Cory Gardner in Colorado

In the six years since Gardner and Democratic rival John Hickenlooper last appeared on the ballot, the Colorado political landscape has shifted

Politics and Government

Donald Trump’s Colorado troubles are evident in his poll numbers, new analysis shows

The president's approval rating among voters sat near 45% at the start of his term and has only gone down as the 2020 election approaches.

Politics and Government

Colorado’s small, in-person RNC delegation says the event was “spectacular.” But other Republicans feel left behind.

The GOP opted to have a small, in-person element as part of their celebration of President Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, a move that contrasts with Democrats whose national gathering was held almost entirely over video conference.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Joe Biden and the Democrats bet that empathy is a winning approach

The Democratic National Convention unified behind a common theme that showed the party at its best

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Day Three of the Democratic National Convention

Kamala Harris made history, but Barack Obama went all in. Former presidents don’t normally talk this way about their successors, but there’s nothing normal about 2020.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Day Two of the Democratic National Convention

The night was short on star power and policy, but long on heart and Trump bashing. Progressives must be asking why Biden has so many Republicans doing the bashing.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Day One of the Democratic National Convention

In this strangest of convention nights, Michelle Obama, Democrats and even a few Republicans focus on a return to decency and empathy in the White House.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: We knew the conventions would be weird this year, but what could be weirder than a united Democratic Party?

Weird? No balloons, no confetti, no applause following carefully constructed applause lines. But what we will see over the next two weeks at both national conventions is Trump playing a starring role.

Opinion Columns

Colorado progressives begrudgingly turn toward John Hickenlooper after U.S. Senate primary victory

The question of whether the Democratic Party can unite supporters of Andrew Romanoff is particularly key given the states of the races against Cory Gardner

Politics and Government

Once a centrist, Andrew Romanoff’s sharp turn to the left raises questions in U.S. Senate primary

The former Colorado lawmaker once led a group that pushed for tough-on-crime policies and limited government

Politics and Government

2020 battle for power at the Capitol starts with these big-money Colorado legislative primaries

A guide to the top legislative contests in the June 30 primary, where Republicans are debating who is more conservative and Democrats are aiming for progressive bona fides

Politics and Government

3 takeaways from the first U.S. Senate debate between Democrats John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff

The rivals in Colorado’s Democratic primary will meet for two more debates in a week’s span as the race hits a crucial moment ahead of June 30 election

Politics and Government

What you need to know about Saturday’s Colorado caucuses, where Hickenlooper faces test in U.S. Senate race

The caucuses are how Colorado candidates can qualify for the ballot, and offer an indication of party enthusiasm ahead of November

Politics and Government

Bernie Sanders sits atop Colorado Democratic delegate count but Joe Biden is closing the gap

A Colorado Sun analysis of preliminary vote totals shows how Elizabeth Warren’s departure reshuffles the state’s delegates

Politics and Government

Colorado Democratic primary delegate count: A look at who won the state’s 67 delegates

A Colorado Sun analysis of preliminary vote totals shows candidate totals at the statewide level and by congressional district

Politics and Government

Bernie Sanders wins Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary, but late ballot surge may tighten race

The Associated Press called the race for Sanders a moment after voting ended at 7 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is beating expectations in Colorado.

Politics and Government

How Colorado will award Democratic delegates from the Super Tuesday primary, explained

The Democratic presidential race narrows ahead of Super Tuesday and may lead to a closer contest in Colorado

Politics and Government
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Michael Bloomberg in a photo collage.
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