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Lorena Garcia
Lorena Garcia

Opinion: Why this lifelong Democrat sees two problematic U.S. Senate candidates

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Colorado Supreme Court removes second Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, Lorena Garcia, from primary ballot

Garcia is vowing to challenge the Colorado Supreme Court's ruling in federal court, saying the decision "violated the people of Colorado's right to support their candidate."

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Colorado Supreme Court rules Democratic U.S. Senate candidate who didn’t collect sufficient signatures shouldn’t be on ballot

Michelle Ferrigno Warren, a nonprofit leader, argued that the coronavirus outbreak prevented her from collecting the necessary number of signatures -- 1,500 each from Democratic voters in Colorado's seven congressional districts

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Denver judge places second Democratic U.S. Senate candidate who failed to collect enough signatures on primary ballot

The ruling in the case of Lorena Garcia's candidacy comes after the same judge placed Michelle Ferrigno Warren on the June ballot

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Judge places Democratic U.S. Senate candidate who only collected half the necessary signatures on primary ballot

Judge Christopher Baumann ruled that the fact Michelle Ferrigno Warren was able to collect half the necessary signatures despite the outbreak of the new coronavirus suggests she has “‘significant modicum’ of support for her candidacy.”

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Colorado’s Democratic race for U.S. Senate is essentially set. It’s Romanoff vs. Hickenlooper.

Andrew Romanoff easily won the top ballot line at the Colorado Democratic Party assembly, where no other candidates qualified for the June primary

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How the coronavirus snuffed the primary for U.S. Senate and cemented Hickenlooper as the front-runner

The winner of the Democratic primary will face Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who is front-and-center in the COVID-19 response

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What the Colorado campaign trail looks like in the age of coronavirus, and what it means for the election

Even as the global pandemic puts politics on the sideburner, it is generating questions about how to run a campaign respectfully amid a disaster and generate enthusiasm with voters more concerned with their livelihood and health

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Opinion: We bailed out the banks, now it’s their turn to bail the people out

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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

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Hickenlooper has likely secured his spot on the U.S. Senate primary ballot. But will the Democratic base embrace him?

John Hickenlooper, in addition to petitioning onto the ballot, is also going through Colorado’s caucus process. That could reveal how the Democratic Party is feeling about his candidacy.

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Here are the standout numbers from Colorado’s latest campaign cash reports

Republican Cory Gardner has the most cash on hand and his Democratic challengers, including John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff, will have to use at least part of their war chests on the crowded primary

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Lorena Garcia casts herself as the true progressive in U.S. Senate race. But first she needs to make the ballot.

The underdog candidate considers Andrew Romanoff and John Hickenlooper the status quo as she seeks to upset the Democratic primary

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Andrew Romanoff’s record on immigration complicates his progressive bid for U.S. Senate

The Democrat led the Colorado House in 2006 when it passed a series of measures targeting people living in the U.S. illegally. Romanoff says he deeply regrets that legislation, which came during a wave of anti-immigrant policies across the nation.

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A deeper look at the Colorado money race ahead of 2020: Who raised the most and where it came from

John Hickenlooper gets boost from national Democrats as Andrew Romanoff holds steady in the primary for U.S. Senate

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The crowded field of Colorado Democrats running for U.S. Senate pitches a message at their first forum: crisis

Nine Democrats running for U.S. Senate in Colorado gathered in a Denver park for their first side-by-side introduction to voters ahead of what’s likely to be among the nation’s most-watched 2020 contests

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Cory Gardner, Mike Johnston draw early money from outside Colorado in U.S. Senate race

John Hickenlooper raises $2 million in the first month of his presidential bid -- far less than some of his competitors

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