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A Democratic wave surged deep into Colorado’s key counties on Election Day

For years, political analysts have had their eyes on a handful of counties in Colorado — Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams and Larimer — as bellwethers,...
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The Denver teachers union requested the names and salaries of all charter school teachers

The Denver teachers union used state law to make a public records request for the names, email addresses, and salaries of every charter school...

What does it mean that 35% of Colorado voted against banning slavery? In 26...

Colorado voters were asked this election whether they wanted to ban slavery once and for all in the state. Just under two-thirds of voters supported...

Littwin: The election is finally over, and now we know just how divided we...

Now that the elections are over, we can get back to our boring old lives in the land of TrumpWorld. Take Wednesday, for starters. Jeff Sessions...

Brianna Titone, Colorado’s first transgender candidate for state office, declares victory in Arvada In...

Three days after polls closed in Colorado, Democrats have declared victory in what was the state’s closest race. In swingy House District 27, which covers...

Failure of Amendment 73 and Prop. 110 forces Colorado back to the drawing board...

Colorado voters have turned the state as blue as it’s been since World War II, tapping Democrats for the governorship, every other major statewide...
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The Indycator – Littwin: Election Day!

Welcome back to our new series, The Indycator, a once-a-week conversation between The Indy’s crack political reporters and Maeve Conran, KGNU independent community radio’s director...

Littwin: In case Trump missed it, the Dem victories in Colorado were huger than...

Pick your adjective to describe the Democratic tsunami in Colorado Tuesday — huge, monumental, colossal, ginormous  — and I promise I can top it. This...

Crow ousts Coffman in battleground congressional district The Democratic attorney and former Army Ranger...

Democrat Jason Crow has won Colorado's 6th Congressional District, beating long-time Republican Rep. Mike Coffman in a high-stakes, high-dollar battleground race. Nationally, the victory...

Democrats take the Colorado Senate Democrats swept a handful of state Senate races, tipping...

The state Senate has flipped blue. Five Democratic women who ran in key state Senate battlegrounds claimed a monumental victory Tuesday night, ousting two GOP...