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What we can learn from the 10,000 tweets sent by Colorado’s congressional delegation in 2021

Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert sent the most tweets, but she didn’t have the one with the most engagement

Politics and Government

We analyzed dozens of Colorado congressional floor speeches to see who had the most — and least — to say in 2021

From the Jan. 6 insurrection, impeachment, policy issues and politics, C-SPAN video reveals how much some talked and how one spoke not at all

Politics and Government

Some failed Colorado congressional candidates still have lots of money in their campaign accounts. Here’s why.

Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Mike Johnston have more than $1 million left over. They could potentially use it for future campaigns.

Politics and Government

Zornio: Manchin is the Grinch who stole Christmas, and it’s impacting Coloradans

Sen. Joe Manchin may not be Colorado’s representative, but his actions are a direct threat to local families

Opinion Columns

Littwin: The question isn’t why Manchin walked away from Biden’s social-spending bill, but what to do next

Joe Manchin made a counter offer that leaves out the expanded child tax credit, promised by Biden and backed for years by Bennet. Is that in any way acceptable?

Opinion Columns

“I can’t vote for it”: Joe Manchin says he cannot back Democrats’ Build Back Better bill

The news is a blow to the Democratic members of Colorado's congressional delegation, who have been pushing hard for the legislation's passage

Politics and Government

Littwin: If you’ve always assumed Manchin would come around on Biden’s safety-net bill, it may be time to think again

Logic dictated a compromise by now. So did this: If a bill is not passed by Dec. 28, millions of families probably won’t get their child-tax-credit checks in January.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Now that Biden’s big climate and safety-net bill has passed the House, shouldn’t we discuss what’s in it?

Don’t count on much of a deep dive. Most of what we’ll hear will be limited to whatever Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema say they’ll vote for.

Opinion Columns

6 big takeaways from the 2021 election results in Colorado and beyond

There was good news for Republicans and Democrats -- and warning signs for both parties headed into the 2022 election season

Politics and Government

Colorado voters have soured on Democrats heading into 2022 election season, “warning sign” poll indicates

President Joe Biden’s numbers took the biggest hit: Just 45% of voters said they view him favorably compared to 55% in June

Politics and Government

Littwin: There are many ways to cut Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending bill. Nearly all of them are bad.

Senate Democrats will pass a bill, if not one for $3.5 trillion — because they have to. It’s all on Biden to figure out what Manchin and Sinema will agree to.

Opinion Columns

A Colorado-bound Afghan family was caught in the Kabul airport bombing. Some survivors still haven’t made it to America.

Ella Nabiyar, who lives in Broomfield, had 18 family members at the Kabul airport the day of the blast. Her brother and two cousins were killed.

Coloradans

Denver businessman becomes latest Republican to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet

Joe O’Dea hasn’t run for elected office before, but between his personal fortune and statewide connections he thinks he can win the crowded GOP primary and dislodge the Democratic incumbent

Politics and Government

Opinion: Retreating snowpack is a threat to Colorado skiing, and to Colorado brewing

A climate-forward federal budget can help abate the trend, and grow the energy sector

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Fossil fuels are threatening Colorado skiing

A warmer world is making our landscapes and economies unrecognizable. The federal budget reconciliation bill will help Colorado prepare to cope

Opinion Columns

Opinion: How Sen. Bennet can help save community news in Colorado

Tax breaks will let individuals, not the government, determine how much support to give to local news

Opinion Columns

Michael Bennet, Mitt Romney see the effects of climate change during bipartisan float down Colorado River

With a crew that included a tribal leader, Utah state politicians, scientists, water-guardians, ranchers and environmentalists, the two senators donned river sandals and PFDs and joined their wives for a float on the Colorado River

Environment

Zornio: Sen. Michael Bennet reintroduces much needed bill to fight superbugs

As the pandemic rages on, Colorado’s senator is working to prevent the next one

Opinion Columns

Bureau of Land Management headquarters will head from Colorado back to Washington, Biden administration says

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said that Grand Junction will be the agency's western headquarters and that its presence in the city will grow

Politics and Government

Dick Lamm, Colorado’s former governor, is remembered for his policy, passion and prescience

Colorado political figures honored Lamm’s contributions to the state at a memorial service in Denver

Politics and Government
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