Democrats

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficient

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says a bankruptcy court could “cram” a Purdue settlement onto the state. He also says he is examining potential legal action against other opioid companies.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

10 Democrats set for next presidential debate as several others — including Colorado’s Michael Bennet — miss cut

Michael Bennet has vowed to stay in the race even if he doesn't qualify for the next debate in September

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado voters will be able to cast their presidential primary ballots on the same day as New Hampshire’s

The Iowa caucuses will still kick off the presidential primary election season, but Colorado -- because of mail-in ballots -- will share the status as one of the earliest battlegrounds for candidates

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

How Colorado’s U.S. Rep. Jason Crow evolved from pumping the brakes on impeachment to supporting an inquiry

The majority of Colorado’s Democratic congressional delegation now favors launching an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet are the holdouts.

Nicolais: Will political purity tests catch up to Colorado Democrats?

Democrats have already begun to show the same type of intra-party strife that cost Republicans their political power in the state

Opinion
Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.

A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Michael Bennet proposes a $1 trillion climate change fund, wants net-zero U.S. emissions by 2050

Bennet, who is running for president in 20202, said he tried to design the plan so any subsequent Republican administrations could not easily overturn his actions