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Bernie Sanders sits atop Colorado Democratic delegate count but Joe Biden is closing the gap

Bernie Sanders added to his total of Democratic delegates in Colorado after another former rival departed the race, but Joe Biden is closing the gap. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s decision Thursday to drop out of the Democratic presidential primary means the five statewide delegates she won are shuffled to the remaining two viable candidates. Based […]

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Nicolais: Thanks to a recent law change, I’ll be voting in my first Democratic primary this month

For the first time in my life, I will be voting in a Democratic primary later this month. While the national pundits and prognosticators will be focused on the Iowa caucuses next Tuesday and the New Hampshire primary a week later, sandwiched between the two, Colorado counties will begin mailing out ballots on Monday, Feb. […]

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Why winning the Democratic primary in Colorado won’t be easy for Bernie Sanders this time around

The way Colorado picks presidential candidates is completely different from 2016, when Democrats in the state felt the Bern. Colorado will hold its first presidential primary in two decades next year instead of political party caucuses, a move that is expected to dramatically increase turnout and will allow unaffiliated voters to participate in determining the […]