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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

Proposition 119: Colorado voters will decide whether to raise marijuana taxes to pay for out-of-school learning

Supporters say it will help close the achievement gap while opponents see it as a slippery slope toward privatizing education

Politics and Government

Colorado education groups split over proposal to raise marijuana taxes to boost out-of-school learning

Colorado’s top teachers union withdrew its support for Initiative 25. Some say it’s a voucher program, despite broad backing.

Education

Drool for school: Colorado schools add saliva testing to slow spread of coronavirus in the classroom

Regular testing of elementary school kids aims to ID asymptomatic cases and keep disease from shutting down in-person learning this spring

Education

A Colorado school is taking coronavirus testing beyond its students and teachers

Clayton Early Learning’s entire school community — students, their families and teachers — can access high-quality testing on campus for free. It’s a unique approach to combating the virus that could serve as a national model.

Education

Aurora will offer its 4,000 teachers two coronavirus tests a month come fall. Will other school districts follow?

A tool developed with help from Harvard and MIT epidemiologists aims to help Aurora Public Schools staff better access coronavirus tests and track symptoms and cases

Education

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

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper posts Colorado fundraising record in his first six weeks as U.S. Senate candidate

The Democrat’s fundraising in the third quarter bested the marks for his rivals, but not Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner

Politics and Government

Dan Baer becomes third Democrat to exit U.S. Senate race after John Hickenlooper’s entrance

Baer said Hickenlooper's entrance into the race changed his odds of winning

Politics and Government

Another Democrat drops out of U.S. Senate race following John Hickenlooper’s entrance

Former U.S. Attorney John Walsh on Wednesday morning announced the end of his bid to unseat Republican Cory Gardner

Politics and Government

Hickenlooper makes campaign trail debut touting compromise. His rivals in Senate race say it’s the wrong approach.

In an event designed as pep rally, Democratic rivals make the case that the status quo establishment embodied by the former governor lacks urgency on the issues

Politics and Government

Democrat Mike Johnston ends his U.S. Senate bid, says he didn’t want to run negative campaign

Johnston’s announcement on Tuesday comes less than two weeks after former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper entered the race

Politics and Government

Krieger: Fracking legacy dogs Hick among progressives

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Don’t be shocked by a drawn-out Democratic primary in Colorado Senate race

Despite the entry of two-term Gov. John Hickenlooper, prepare for 10 months of infighting with progressive candidates

Opinion Columns

DSCC officially throws their weight behind Hickenlooper in U.S. Senate race, irking primary rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed Colorado’s former governor in a statement Saturday to The Colorado Sun

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper hasn’t announced a U.S. Senate bid yet, but he’s already reshaping the 2020 race

The possibility of a campaign by Colorado’s former governor has kept other big-name Democrats from getting into the race and prompted those already running to play defense

Politics and Government

“This won’t be a coronation.” If Hickenlooper wants to be a U.S. senator, he needs to clear many hurdles

Back home, the former Colorado governor faces some of the same challenges that torpedoed his 2020 presidential bid

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Could Hickenlooper clear the field as Cory Gardner did in 2014? Not likely.

John Hickenlooper may be the Colorado version of Joe Biden, a popular general election candidate rejected by a base lurching to the left

Opinion Columns

Krieger: Will Hick take advice from a (former) Republican?

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper is being urged to try to unseat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner. That could be a tough call.

Opinion Columns

Democrats in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race split on Medicare for All, as Bennet warns it’s “one sure way” to lose

The crowded field of Democrats running to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner disagree on whether Medicare for All or a public health insurance option is the way to go

Politics and Government
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