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Nicolais: Anti-transgender activists should take a lesson from Colorado

Scoring short-term political points among the conservative base at the cost of LGBTQ equality is a losing proposition

Opinion Columns

How Democratic control in Washington will influence Democratic control in Colorado — and vice versa

Democrats in the Colorado legislature have spent the past two years responding to President Donald Trump and congressional inaction. With their party in charge of Congress and the White House, it changes their priorities on the state level.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems employee files defamation suit against Trump campaign, Rudy Giuliani

Eric Coomer, a Coloradan, alleges he has been the target of a false conspiracy that has harmed his reputation and left him facing threats

Politics and Government

Seven big takeaways from Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper’s third — and most fiery — debate

The two U.S. Senate candidates faced off hours after Colorado elections officials began mailing ballots to voters across the state

Politics and Government

Montana governor asks court to block actions by Trump’s land boss, William Perry Pendley

A federal judge last month ousted Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director William Perry Pendley from his post as acting director

News

The next four weeks will determine if Cory Gardner keeps his job. Here’s how he plans to shift the tide.

Every poll since October 2019 has shown the Republican incumbent trailing. One survey had him within 5 percentage points of John Hickenlooper, but most surveys show the senator facing a much larger deficit.

Politics and Government

Is the Electoral College systemic racism? Some advocates and experts think so.

Proposition 113 on the November ballot in Colorado shines a light on the nation’s electoral system at a moment of racial reckoning

Politics and Government

Littwin: Day One of the Democratic National Convention

In this strangest of convention nights, Michelle Obama, Democrats and even a few Republicans focus on a return to decency and empathy in the White House.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: We knew the conventions would be weird this year, but what could be weirder than a united Democratic Party?

Weird? No balloons, no confetti, no applause following carefully constructed applause lines. But what we will see over the next two weeks at both national conventions is Trump playing a starring role.

Opinion Columns

Carman: It’s Kamala Harris for VP, and both sides have come out swinging

Opinion Columns

Republicans are using the 2017 Firestone home explosion to attack Hickenlooper. A survivor demands they stop.

Erin Martinez is calling on the National Republican Senatorial Committee to take down their "horrifying" TV ad slamming Colorado’s former governor over his handling of oil and gas policies

Politics and Government

Will federal coronavirus paycheck loans actually be forgiven?

Here's what could happen to a Colorado PPP loan recipient in bankruptcy, others with layoffs or operations outside the state, and another that thrived in the pandemic -- and paid back its loan already

Business

Here’s who funded the last-minute, $1.5 million attacks on Andrew Romanoff in Colorado’s U.S. Senate primary

The latest campaign finance filings show John Hickenlooper continued his fundraising juggernaut, but Cory Gardner still has more cash in the bank

Politics and Government

Opinion: A fellow Republican asks — where did Cory Gardner’s integrity go?

Opinion Columns

Want to understand the state of U.S. politics? Look no further than Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District primaries

The Democratic and Republican contests mirror the parties’ national split, and the outcome could provide more insight into the politics of Pueblo and the Western Slope

Politics and Government

Supreme Court worries about collateral damage — Frodo Baggins for president? — in Colorado’s Electoral College case

At issue: Should presidential electors in Colorado and throughout the country be bound to follow the will of their state’s voters when casting their Electoral College ballots?

Politics and Government

Diana DeGette: Why I’m supporting Joe Biden for president

Opinion Columns

Carman: Latino voters could tip the scales in the 2020 elections … if they show up at the polls

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Cory Gardner will do the right things — acquit President Trump and win in 2020

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Let’s thank the anonymous public servants who work with quiet dignity

The public impeachment hearings highlighted several exceptional career public servants, something Colorado has in spades

Opinion Columns
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