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

By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press LITTLETON — Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he’s been heartened by the president’s steps to protect religious groups and appoint judges who oppose abortion rights. […]

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How Donald Trump, guns and cash spelled an end to Mike Coffman’s decade in Congress

Days before the election, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman stood at a busy intersection in the 6th Congressional District waving campaign signs and smiling at passing motorists, searching for any sign that he might keep his job. His 30-year political career hung in the balance, and the five-term incumbent Republican from Aurora acknowledged that he was […]

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Cory Gardner is in charge of keeping the Republican U.S. Senate majority. Here’s how the job could impact his future.

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is the top general in the battle to maintain the GOP’s razor-thin majority in the Senate and, like any good leader, he says he’s feeling confident in the party’s ability to hold the line. But as he moves resources around the nation to try to keep Democrats from gaining the seats […]

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Get to know U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Republican running for re-election in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is seeking his sixth term in Congress this year and is facing what’s likely to be the most challenging re-election campaign in his decades in politics. The 63-year-old Aurora native had held a wide variety of public offices, from state lawmaker, to Colorado treasurer and secretary of state, and since […]

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In the battle for the Colorado Senate, Dem candidates raise more money, but cash from outside groups gives GOP the edge

Republican state Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik and her Democratic challenger, state Rep. Faith Winter, are hustling — ringing doorbells and hoping to win votes — in a race that may determine the balance of power in Colorado. But they’re not the only ones knocking on doors or sending mailers. Outside groups are spending heavily in […]