Republican Party

Nicolais: Recall efforts exposed an existential crisis for Colorado Republicans

With multiple recalls collapsing over the past two weeks, the Colorado GOP ground game and credibility have taken major hits

Opinion

Nicolais: Will political purity tests catch up to Colorado Democrats?

Democrats have already begun to show the same type of intra-party strife that cost Republicans their political power in the state

Opinion
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The 2019 legislative session in Colorado explained in 5 graphics

An analysis of votes in the House and Senate shows Republicans split and Democrats in alliance on the 460 bills passed this year

Nicolais: Who is Colorado’s dreaded GOP Establishment?

In a party that has spent a decade in decline, the derogatory label continues to drag Republicans into the electoral abyss

Opinion

Nicolais: Recalls have become the new normal in Colorado politics

Increased polarization and legislators unwilling to compromise have made the historical matter-of-last-resort routine

Opinion

Nicolais: Band-Aids won’t save the Colorado Republican Party

With leadership elections less than 2 weeks away, Colorado Republicans must make drastic change or face a slow death

Opinion
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Cynthia Coffman once had a bright political future. Here’s what Colorado’s GOP attorney general has to say as she leaves office.

The Colorado Sun interviewed Cynthia Coffman, who is preparing to leave office, about her future, the state of Republican politics and what went wrong in her gubernatorial bid

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Despite anti-immigrant rhetoric, Latino GOP voters have held steady under Trump

32 percent of Latino voters supported Republicans in the 2018 midterms, according to AP VoteCast data, defying predictions from pundits

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Cory Gardner: Five factors that will determine whether he can win in 2020

The Republican U.S. senator faces re-election on the same ballot as Donald Trump and Democrats are still holding a grudge from 2014