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Election 2020

Election 2020
Election 2020

Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned

More than $10 million in spending made a difference in upsetting three congressional incumbents over the past decade. State-level allocations also moved the needle.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting sues Fox News for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion said in the lawsuit that it tried repeatedly to set the record straight but was ignored by Fox News

Politics and Government

4 of the 5 candidates running to lead the Colorado GOP are still casting doubt on the 2020 election results

Unfounded allegations of fraud in last year's presidential election have become a main focus in the battle to replace outgoing Colorado GOP Chair Ken Buck

Politics and Government

How Colorado’s congressional delegation helped their friends – and themselves – with leadership PACs in 2020

Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper raised and spent the bulk of the millions

Politics and Government

Opinion: A historian goes in search of a reputed pro-Trump plotter

This new development seems to be the white-collar version of the mob insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Opinion Columns

Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims

The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages

Politics and Government

Opinion: Lauren Boebert must go, because voters decide elections, not politicians

What Boebert attempted to do, most likely for show, was anti-democratic and an affront to our republican form of government.

Opinion Columns

Incoming Colorado representative was one of more than a dozen state lawmakers in the U.S. Capitol riot crowd

Fremont County Republican Ron Hanks, who will be sworn in on Wednesday, said President Trump told supporters to "fight like hell" before they marched from the Ellipse to the U.S. Capitol.

Politics and Government

Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021

The legislation is modeled after policies passed in other states, but it's sure to draw Republican objections

Politics and Government

Sen. Michael Bennet: We were living our Founders’ worst fears during Capitol siege

"We have seen where a politics of lies, dysfunction, and division has brought us."

Opinion Columns

Rep. Ed Perlmutter: The Capitol attack, and the last four years, show us democracies are fragile

"As the hours unfolded, I became mad, sad and outraged the People’s House was desecrated and disrespected, and even worse, that people lost their lives."

Opinion Columns

Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for at least $1.3 billion

Powell has for weeks claimed without evidence that the Denver-based election technology vendor was part of a scheme to steal the election from President Donald Trump.

Politics and Government

Sen. John Hickenlooper: “Trump and the thugs who attempted a violent coup can’t override the will of the people”

"We are the guardians of this fragile democracy and its endurance rests on our shoulders."

Opinion Columns

“We were getting ready to make a stand”: Colorado congressmen recount harrowing moments as rioters approached

Four members of Colorado’s congressional delegation were barricaded in the U.S. House chambers during Wednesday’s deadly riot at the nation’s capital

Politics and Government

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

Politics and Government

Ken Buck doesn’t blame president for deadly U.S. Capitol riot; Ed Perlmutter says “this is an inflection point”

All nine members of Colorado's congressional delegation say they are safe

Politics and Government

Opinion: A Colorado-born postcard campaign tries to trigger a blue wave in Georgia

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s new members of Congress — John Hickenlooper and Lauren Boebert — are sworn in

Hickenlooper and Boebert join Congress at a fraught moment

Politics and Government

The 25 most-read Colorado Sun guest opinion pieces of 2020

Our contributors weigh in on issues facing Colorado; here are the essays that drew the most readers

Opinion Columns

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

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