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Campaign committees sitting on millions of dollars for state House and Senate races

Outside groups are poised to start dropping millions of dollars to back candidates for the state House and Senate, campaign finance reports show. On the Republican side, the Senate Majority Fund has almost $2 million at...

State House and Senate races starting to add up, dollar-wise

Updated: to include statement from Colorado Education Association on why they endorsed Republican Katy Brown in House District 3 over her Democratic opponent, Jeff Bridges. Democratic candidates for statewide office have taken the advantage in...

Zenzinger v. Woods state Senate race heats up

Campaign finance reports suggest state Republicans fear that uber-conservative state Sen. Laura Woods is in danger of being ousted from her Senate District 19 in the northern suburbs of Arvada and Westminster. As of this...

Schwartz v. Tipton – the battle for Colorado’s Third Congressional District

With Democrats doing everything they can to link Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to down-ballot candidates, one of the races to watch in Colorado may be that of the often overlooked Third Congressional District. Why...

More people, less water? Fewer Coloradans seem to care

Coloradans are more concerned about water quality than about water supplies, and their awareness of the state’s looming water shortage has fallen sharply in the past three years. Those findings are from a statewide survey...

Brownstein operative: Republicans need a new Ronald Reagan, post-2016

This week in Steamboat Springs, a Washington insider gave a hint at what the Republican Party may be planning after the November elections in which many in the GOP believe their presidential candidate will...

Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes Congress these days. Colorado’s senior senator spoke this morning to...

Colorado’s Latino Democratic leaders turn out for Clinton

This weekend, while Donald Trump supporters geared up for the next two months, a group of influential Latino Democrats rallied around presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the metro area’s north side. The group of about two dozen...

Latinos Rise in Colorado

Is this a sign of the Hispanic political tsunami? A coalition of Hispanic and progressive groups announced Wednesday that Colorado will be one of three states where thousands of Latinos will be encouraged to exercise...

Benevento resigns from Douglas County Board of Education

Douglas Benevento, one of the four conservative reformers on the controversial Douglas County Board of Education, announced this morning he’s stepping down, effective immediately. Benevento has served on the board since the 2009 election that...