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U.S. Senate race

U.S. Senate race
U.S. Senate race

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race

Republican Cory Gardner declined to say if he thinks the Senate should pick Ginsburg’s replacement before the November election, though national speculation over how he will handle the situation is already mounting

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John Hickenlooper’s legal defense against ethics complaint cost taxpayers $150,000, a final tally shows

Colorado paid an outside attorney $525 an hour to represent the former governor against the ethics complaint first made in October 2018

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John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate race

The former Democratic governor is viewed skeptically by environmentalists and the oil and gas industry as his position on hydraulic fracturing evolves

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How The Colorado Sun will cover the 2020 election — and why we need your help

A look at how our journalists decide what stories to cover and where we plan to focus our attention ahead of the November election in Colorado

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Colorado polls: How Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper are polling in the 2020 U.S. Senate election

Big Tech asserts its influence in Colorado, but the U.S. Senate candidates aren’t willing to discuss it

Amid debate in Congress, Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper have said little about whether more regulation is needed for the technology industry

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Cory Gardner faces pressure to deliver on stimulus bill as he touts his coronavirus response in campaign

Democratic rival John Hickenlooper supports the Democratic-led U.S. House bill and blasts U.S. Senate for taking recess

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The coronavirus campaign shows partisan split in Colorado, as top candidates mostly keep out of view

President Donald Trump’s campaign is canvassing for voter support while former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign opts out

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Gardner and Hickenlooper initially agree to only one debate in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race

The two rivals for U.S. Senate put forward dueling debate proposals that didn’t align and may limit voters’ chances to hear from candidates

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Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken down

The ad, run by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, attacks former Gov. John Hickenlooper. Erin Martinez, who survived the blast, has called it “horrifying”

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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

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Cory Gardner starts the U.S. Senate contest in negative territory. And the reason why is simple.

The Republican incumbent’s approval rating hit its high mark in 2017 and fell ahead of the race against Democrat John Hickenlooper, a new analysis shows

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Colorado progressives begrudgingly turn toward John Hickenlooper after U.S. Senate primary victory

The question of whether the Democratic Party can unite supporters of Andrew Romanoff is particularly key given the states of the races against Cory Gardner

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Jim Morrissey: This could get hare-y

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Once a centrist, Andrew Romanoff’s sharp turn to the left raises questions in U.S. Senate primary

The former Colorado lawmaker once led a group that pushed for tough-on-crime policies and limited government

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Opinion: Why this lifelong Democrat sees two problematic U.S. Senate candidates

Opinion Columns

Oil and gas donors become an issue in Democratic primary, but most of the money is flowing to the GOP

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff, Democratic rivals in the U.S. Senate race, have accepted contributions from oil and gas in this campaign

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Andrew Romanoff is closing the gap after John Hickenlooper’s stumbles, poll indicates

Romanoff’s campaign released an internal poll Thursday showing him still down 12 percentage points ahead of the June 30 election. That’s a wide margin, but represents a far closer race than it was before.

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Where Hickenlooper and Romanoff split on major policies in Democratic U.S. Senate primary

Health care, the Green New Deal and the electoral college are three areas where the candidates disagree

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Colorado ethics panel orders John Hickenlooper to pay $2,750 for two violations

Colorado's former governor was found to have violated the state’s gift ban and was found in contempt for skipping a hearing

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