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Pilot appears to have been flying too low in mountains near Aspen before deadly crash

The pilot of a small airplane that crashed near Aspen earlier this month appears to have been flying too low for the tall mountains surrounding the resort town when he crashed, killing himself and another man.  A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the Beechcraft Bonanza was flying at an altitude of […]

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What a viral photo says about Michael Bennet’s presidential campaign in Iowa, and his chances in New Hampshire

The night of the Iowa caucuses, one photo seemed to capture Michael Bennet’s presidential bid: Jeff Harris, a 63-year-old substitute teacher, wearing a navy blue Bennet campaign T-shirt and a beanie, slouched in a folding chair, sitting all by himself. The image from a caucus in Marshalltown, captured by a Washington Post reporter and posted […]

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The problematic mobile app that caused Iowa’s Democratic presidential caucus chaos has Denver ties

By Alezandra Jaffe and Christina A. Cassidy, The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — A new mobile app was supposed to help Democratic officials quickly gather information from some 1,700 caucus sites throughout Iowa. Instead, a “coding issue” within the app is being blamed for delays that left the results unknown the morning after the first-in-the nation […]

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Impeachment trial brings angst for 4 Senate presidential hopefuls, including Michael Bennet

By Will Weissert, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The four Democratic senators seeking the White House want to be out there campaigning, but they’re pulled off the presidential campaign trail and into the Senate to serve as jurors in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. That means forgoing raucous events and adoring crowds for hours of passively […]

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Michael Bennet looks to New Hampshire to give his 2020 presidential campaign new life

CONCORD, N.H. — Michael Bennet continued to push against the odds Wednesday, making his presidential candidacy in New Hampshire official by securing a spot on the ballot for the state’s February primary. The Colorado senator is largely missing from the public’s view of the Democratic primary, absent from the debate stage and barely registering in […]

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

Iowa and New Hampshire are synonymous with presidential primary politics, serving as a litmus test for candidates in every election cycle.   But they’ll need to make room for Colorado, too.  Colorado voters will be among the first able to cast presidential primary ballots in 2020. That’s because mail-in ballots will be sent to voters 22 […]