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John Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race

August 15, 2019

DENVER — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenlooper...



Colorado moves presidential primaries to Super Tuesday

April 30, 2019

DENVER — Colorado is moving up its 2020 presidential primaries from June to Super Tuesday in March, hoping to lure major party contenders to the purple state. Gov. Jared Polis made the announcement Tuesday, adding...


Jared Polis sworn in as Colorado governor

January 8, 2019

DENVER — Colorado took a formal step to the left Tuesday with the inauguration of Democrat Jared Polis, the nation’s first openly gay governor whose overwhelming election victory and party’s consolidation of legislative control promise...


A one-on-one with Governor-elect Jared Polis

November 13, 2018

Governor-elect Jared Polis took some time this week to answer a few questions from the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about some regional issues, as he looks ahead to being the voice for Colorado, including the...


Trump has no sympathy for Colorado GOP candidate Mike Coffman

November 7, 2018

DENVER — Five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman blamed his defeat in Colorado on resentment toward President Donald Trump — but Trump is offering no sympathy and accepting no responsibility. “Too bad, Mike,” Trump said...




Colorado State Races: Griswold wins Secretary of State race

November 6, 2018

Republican Secretary of State Wayne Williams lost his bid for a second four-year term to Democratic challenger Jena Griswold on Tuesday. Williams had 47.4 percent and Griswold had 50.3 percent at 9:38 p.m. Tuesday, with...






Races for governor, US House top Colorado ballot

November 6, 2018

DENVER — The Colorado governor’s race between Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Republican treasurer Walker Stapleton tops a Tuesday ballot whose results could change the GOP-leaning makeup of the state’s U.S. House delegation. Colorado...



Colorado to decide gubernatorial, House races

November 5, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Election Day ticket includes votes for governor, seven U.S. House races and 13 statewide ballot questions. There also are races for attorney general, treasurer, secretary of state and 82 legislative seats....