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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

Aurora officials discuss Elijah McClain investigation at City Council meeting

A few city council members faulted the investigation commissioned by the city and defended police's right to stop the 23-year-old Black man in what they said was a high crime area

Crime and Courts

Opinion: It’s time for Colorado to embrace ranked-choice voting

Let’s improve our country by defusing polarization and by demanding better candidates and better representation.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Mayor Coffman’s conclusions about homelessness are unfounded and troubling

Opinion Columns

Where do Colorado Republicans go from here?

No Republican running statewide has won more than 45% of the vote in the past two election cycles. Conservatives think Donald Trump is a big factor, but there's also broad agreement the party has a messaging problem, too.

Politics and Government

Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman tests positive for coronavirus; Gov. Jared Polis not at risk despite event

The former five-term congressman says his symptoms cleared by Saturday, but he tested positive on Sunday

Politics and Government

Colorado medics may have misdiagnosed “excited delirium” hundreds of times when dosing people with ketamine

The doctor who helped define "excited delirium" says based on Colorado's population, medics should have encountered about 57 cases in the 2.5 year period in which they gave ketamine 902 times.

Health

Vanessa Wilson named Aurora’s new police chief as department continues facing scrutiny over Elijah McClain’s death

Vanessa Wilson, who is white, has 23 years of experience with the police department in Colorado’s third-largest city

Crime and Courts

Colorado’s governor issues statewide mask mandate days after saying such a requirement is unenforceable

The move comes as the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations has been rising in Colorado over the past several weeks

Coronavirus

Aurora police officers put on leave over photos tied to Elijah McClain

The two photos were taken near where police stopped the 23-year-old on Aug. 24, 2019, as they responded to a report of a suspicious person walking down the street wearing a face mask

News

Does Cory Gardner have a breaking point when it comes to Trump? The political climate suggests he better not.

Colorado’s Republican senator is maintaining his broad support for Trump despite a changing electorate in Colorado. If he wants to return to Washington in 2020, that may be his only option.

Politics and Government

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.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Casers and streeters and the case of the undelivered mail ballots in Colorado

Opinion Columns

Here’s a roundup of the most important 2019 local election results in Colorado

From Mike Coffman’s apparent political comeback to an anti-fracking sweep of the City Council in Broomfield and the rejection of big tax measures in the Denver area, these are the results you need to know from Tuesday night

Politics and Government

Mike Coffman: Aurora can do better than being a laboratory for suburban development

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s lawmakers in Washington use leadership PACs to raise extra cash from big-moneyed interests

The only member of Colorado’s congressional delegation without a leadership PAC is first-year Democratic Rep. Jason Crow

Politics and Government

A prominent Republican announces challenge to Jason Crow amid uncertainty GOP can win back 6th District

Steve House, the former state Republican Party chairman, is looking to flip a key U.S. House seat in the 2020 election

Politics and Government

Wilson: Colorado’s cowardly representatives in Congress remain silent in the face of Trump’s racism

Opinion Columns

Democrat Andrew Romanoff announces run for Cory Gardner’s seat, marking his third bid for Congress

The former speaker of the Colorado House tried to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in 2010 and Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in 2014

Politics and Government

In the end, 15 Democrats — including Colorado’s Jason Crow — don’t back Nancy Pelosi for speaker

Jason Crow, an Aurora Democrat, told The Colorado Sun he wasn't worried about backlash from Pelosi because of his opposition to her speakership

Politics and Government
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