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Senate Democratic primary

Senate Democratic primary
Senate Democratic primary

Cory Gardner challenges Democratic rivals to 5 U.S. Senate debates ahead of the 2020 election

The Colorado Sun and its partners will host the final debate Oct. 14, just as ballots will arrive in mailboxes

Politics and Government

Colorado’s Democratic race for U.S. Senate is essentially set. It’s Romanoff vs. Hickenlooper.

Andrew Romanoff easily won the top ballot line at the Colorado Democratic Party assembly, where no other candidates qualified for the June primary

Politics and Government

Hickenlooper raises big bucks despite pandemic, but Gardner still boasts most money in U.S. Senate race

The latest campaign filings for Colorado contests also show a tight Democratic battle in the 3rd Congressional District

Politics and Government

Trish Zornio, a U.S. Senate candidate in Colorado who warned about pandemic threats, exits race

The 34-year-old researcher who studied undiagnosed diseases suspended her campaign before the Democratic state assembly Saturday

Politics and Government

How the coronavirus snuffed the primary for U.S. Senate and cemented Hickenlooper as the front-runner

The winner of the Democratic primary will face Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who is front-and-center in the COVID-19 response

Politics and Government

What you need to know about Saturday’s Colorado caucuses, where Hickenlooper faces test in U.S. Senate race

The caucuses are how Colorado candidates can qualify for the ballot, and offer an indication of party enthusiasm ahead of November

Politics and Government

Here are the standout numbers from Colorado’s latest campaign cash reports

Republican Cory Gardner has the most cash on hand and his Democratic challengers, including John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff, will have to use at least part of their war chests on the crowded primary

Politics and Government

Lorena Garcia casts herself as the true progressive in U.S. Senate race. But first she needs to make the ballot.

The underdog candidate considers Andrew Romanoff and John Hickenlooper the status quo as she seeks to upset the Democratic primary

Politics and Government

Hickenlooper faces renewed pressure and questions about his administration’s spending in final months

The cost of the former governor’s legacy website and legal defense in ethics inquiry emerge as issues in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

Politics and Government

Andrew Romanoff goes apocalyptic on climate change. But will fear drive support for his U.S. Senate bid?

The insurgent Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate uses his first campaign video to hit rivals John Hickenlooper and Cory Gardner

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper hesitated when asked if Trump committed impeachable offenses. His U.S. Senate rivals pounced.

The Democrat’s answer, caught on camera, shows how both parties are struggling to answer impeachment questions

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

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Cory Gardner now boasts $6.7 million in the bank for his 2020 reelection bid in Colorado

The Republican senator is posting big numbers each fundraising period as Democrats battle each other in a party primary

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Colorado’s U.S. Senate candidates feel the heat from a growing bloc: climate change voters

As the sense of urgency increases, climate change has evolved into an issue that drives Democrats and independents to the polls

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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

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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

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

Opinion: Frustrated about the state of our politics? Here’s how to move from angst to action.

I left John Hickenlooper's presidential campaign with ample amounts of respect and gratitude

Opinion Columns

A campaign shake-up and wage complaint rattle Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate

Stephany Rose Spaulding is getting national attention -- thanks to Republicans -- but her campaign is running on volunteers and little money

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