Weld County Commissioner Scott James, another Republican, filed to run in the 8th District after Kirkmeyer announced her decision
The state’s two newest members of the U.S. House talked about everything from visiting the White House to their first bills to their earmark requests
All five Colorado Democrats in the U.S. House signed a letter urging Mercy Hospital to reconsider its decision, which was publicized in a Colorado Sun story
Lauren Boebert led the resistance — and then helped McCarthy. Yadira Caraveo and Brittany Pettersen couldn’t get sworn in surrounded by their families. And Jason Crow was turned away from the White House.
Caraveo, a state representative and pediatrician, defied the political oddsmakers when she eked out a victory last week over Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District
Republicans hoped their candidate, Kirkmeyer, would be a bright spot on an otherwise disappointing Election Day for the GOP
Normalizing candidate salaries could help to equalize the political playing field, but not without caveats
Candidates are advertising on Spanish-language TV and radio and in Spanish-language print publications. Political parties and outside groups are registering Latino voters and knocking on their doors. And national organizations are polling Latino voters in Colorado on the issues that matter most to them.
The race to represent Colorado’s new 8th Congressional District may be as competitive as it was promised to be. A poll conducted from July 26-Aug. 2 on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign showed her trailing her Republican opponent, state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, by 2 percentage points. That’s within the survey’s 4.4 percentage […]
Nearly a decade ago, when she was still a Weld County commissioner, Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer was an outspoken leader in the attempt by 11 northern Colorado counties to pursue secession and form a 51st state. The proposal was fueled by rural Colorado’s frustration about how Denver-centric environmental and economic policies were thrust on […]