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Author : Steve Lipsher

Bennet left to survey sweeping Republican Senate gains

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat from Colorado, consoles a supporter Tuesday night after learning that his colleague, Mark Udall, had been defeated and the Republicans would gain control of the Senate....

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November 5, 2014 Just In, The Mix

Dems quiet as returns stream back and GOP votes pile up

Throughout the Westin Hotel, where Democrats congregated, a subdued mood gradually turned more and more somber as the evening has progressed with the realization that the GOP appears headed for major victories throughout the state....

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Ferrandino saw hope for Democrats

Democratic Colorado House Speaker Mark Ferrandino suggested that early returns favoring Republicans across the board in top-line races across the state wouldn't necessarily tell the whole story....

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Bennet knew ‘it was going to be close’

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado had the unenviable challenge of building support for Democratic candidates nationwide — and potentially retaining control of the Senate […]...

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Hick: ‘Dirtiest campaign I’ve ever seen’

Speaking exclusively to the Colorado Independent before an Election Day campaign rally on the Auraria campus in Denver, Gov. John Hickenlooper lamented the state of […]...

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November 4, 2014 Just In

Mark Udall really wants you to vote

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat fighting for his political life, poses Tuesday for a selfie with a young voter on the Auraria campus, holding a modestly obscene button. ...

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November 4, 2014 Just In

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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