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How to tell who’s behind political messages flooding screens in Colorado ahead of the 2020 election

The political ads appearing on TV and social media and arriving in mailboxes are designed to influence voters, but the sender can be difficult to discern

Hickenlooper demolishes fundraising gap with Gardner in final stretch of Colorado’s U.S. Senate race

Colorado’s former governor raised $22.6 million in a three-month span, giving him the edge entering the final month of the campaign

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

You’ll be seeing at least $19 million worth of John Hickenlooper and Cory Gardner on TV before Election Day

The two candidates have launched their general election television ad buys, and there’s expected to be plenty more spent in Colorado ahead of the closely watched November contest

Hickenlooper makes case for electability as repeated controversies continue to overshadow his campaign

The former Colorado governor faced off against rival Andrew Romanoff in the final televised Democratic U.S. Senate debate

Ahead of Super Tuesday, TV ad spending tops $9.4 million in Colorado thanks to one big spender

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg accounts for 78% of the TV ads in Colorado, but other candidates made last-minute buys

Coming to a TV near you: $163 million in political ads for the top 2020 Colorado races

The advertising started early in Colorado with more than $7.2 million spent in the final six months of 2019

Groups tied to hospitals, insurance companies launch pricey ad blitz against Colorado public option

Partnership for America’s Health Care Future and Colorado’s Health Care Future spent $121,000 on television and digital ads against the proposal, which will be debated in the upcoming legislative session

The definitive guide to Colorado’s history-making, fan-angering, TV landscape-shifting winter sports blackout

While the Altitude-Comcast impasse ends up in federal court, Nuggets and Avalanche faithful find work-arounds to watch their teams. But the sports broadcast business model is in flux.

New attack ad from oil and gas industry ally blasts Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats for “junk science”

Defend Colorado launched a campaign to undercut a new state-commissioned study showing potential health impacts from drilling operations

Personal injury attorney Franklin Azar donates $224,000 to PAC that has district court judge Edward Moss’ retention in its sights

Best known for television ads suggesting big settlements, Azar is the sole donor to Great Judges for a Great Colorado, which has spent six digits on ads against Moss

New political groups emerge in Colorado’s election 2018 TV advertising battle, explained in graphics

Walker Stapleton and Jena Griswold, for instance, are each getting a boost from new political TV ads

Fact check: A look at what’s true and what’s false in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race

Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton trade misleading claims, and so do outside groups helping the candidates

Fact check: A look at what’s true (and what’s not) in the race between Mike Coffman and Jason Crow

A roundup of fact checks on TV ads in the 6th Congressional District race finds many problems with the political claims

Jared Polis nears $20M mark in governor’s race self-funding; oil and gas spending on initiatives tops $34M

Also: Democratic candidates continue to outpace their Republican opponents in key state Senate contests

After GOP group pulls ads for Mike Coffman, Democratic group cancels some of its spots for Jason Crow

TV ad spending in Colorado shows national gamesmanship as Democrats and Republicans battle for U.S. House

$1 million a week is being spent on TV ads in Coffman-Crow race, analysis shows

An analysis of FCC filings also shows big money from Republicans in state Senate contests