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Michael Bennet

Michael Bennet begins campaigning in earnest with first TV ad as Republicans focus more on Colorado’s Senate race

Mitch McConnell said he is “all in in Colorado,” which is a big indication national Republicans plan to commit resources to try to defeat Democrat Michael Bennet this year

Election 2022

Colorado congressional candidates who faced tough primaries head into general election low on cash

Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s $8 million in cash dwarfs Republican Joe O’Dea’s $841,000

Election 2022

Democrats frustrated by party’s response — or lack there of — to abortion ruling

Heading into the midterm elections, will the outrage over Roe v. Wade energize Democrats to vote or leave them disillusioned and staying home?

Politics and Government

Colorado Democrats continue to lead their 2022 Republican rivals in campaign cash

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert is the exception to the rule, coming in second to Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet between April and early June

Election 2022

Nicolais: Colorado voters have until today to unaffiliate and participate in the primary of their choosing

Voters can register even on Election Day. But if you want to switch parties or leave a party, June 6 is the deadline.

Opinion Columns

Campaign cash is lopsided as congressional candidates self-fund in Colorado’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate

Ron Hanks’ anemic fundraising contrasts with big money for Joe O’Dea, as a super PAC funded by Colorado contractors spends to support him in U.S. Senate contest

Politics and Government

Littwin: The law and order party is having a little trouble in Colorado with both law and order

In what is a must-win year for lagging Republicans, we keep seeing headlines featuring GOP candidates that reveal old charges or, even worse, brand new ones

Opinion Columns

Colorado Republicans hoping to unseat Michael Bennet in 2022 are relying on “dumpster fire” ballot-access process

Six GOP candidates running for U.S. Senate are battling for the support of at least 30% of delegates at the Republican state assembly on April 9 to make the primary ballot.

Politics and Government

Littwin: Tina Peters visits Front Range without attempting to kick a single cop

Instead, she joined GOP Senate candidate Ron Hanks and a host of other Big Lie proponents and activists at an FEC United event in Castle Rock

Opinion Columns

Some Colorado congressional candidates received federal financial help during COVID crisis

Businesses owned by Republican U.S. Senate candidates Joe O’Dea and Gino Campana received significant federal coronavirus loans. The two have criticized spending by congressional Democrats.

Politics and Government

Two wealthy Colorado Republicans running for U.S. Senate each injected more than $500,000 into their campaigns

Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet raised $2.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. 8th Congressional District candidates posted similar fundraising numbers.

Politics and Government

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring

Breyer, appointed by President Bill Clinton, has been a justice since 1994

Politics and Government

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
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