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The top 10 issues to watch in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session

Colorado lawmakers will focus on everything from oil and gas and health care to education and immigration when the 2019 term begins Friday

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In the end, 15 Democrats — including Colorado’s Jason Crow — don’t back Nancy Pelosi for speaker

Jason Crow, an Aurora Democrat, told The Colorado Sun he wasn't worried about backlash from Pelosi because of his opposition to her speakership

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Despite anti-immigrant rhetoric, Latino GOP voters have held steady under Trump

32 percent of Latino voters supported Republicans in the 2018 midterms, according to AP VoteCast data, defying predictions from pundits

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7 Colorado political myths busted in the 2018 election

The big Democratic year defied expectations across the board and put old thinking about Colorado politics to rest, strategists argue

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Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Nancy Pelosi critics, including Colorado’s Ed Perlmutter

Ed Perlmutter says "after numerous conversations with Nancy Pelosi" he is backing her leadership and confident she is the right person for the job

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Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest utility, aims to have zero carbon emissions by 2050 in industry-first plan

Xcel Energy says it's responding in large part to climate change and its goals will affect eight states where the company operates

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Jared Polis won’t move to governor’s mansion, will remain at his home in Boulder

The governor-elect would be the first in Colorado since 1960 not to live at the Boettcher mansion at least for part of his term

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Denver’s Diana DeGette withdraws from U.S. House leadership race

The Denver lawmaker blames pressure to keep the three current Democratic leaders in power without opposition

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A look at the long list of historical firsts Colorado reached with its 2018 elections

From the first transgender state representative to the first openly gay governor in the nation, there was a lot of ground broken on Nov. 6