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Dems choose bridge-builder Morgan Carroll as new state party leader

As the state Democratic party gathers itself for next year’s mid-term elections, party faithful representing both the progressive and establishment camps rallied behind former...

The big shuffle: After the election, Colorado political parties are reorganizing

  Following an election, a few things typically happen for political parties: Joy for one, sorrow for another, and self-reflection for all. In Colorado, party leadership...

At the start of the Republican Convention, Glenn’s partisanship is in...

  On Monday, the first morning of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Colorado’s top Democratic operative pummeled Darryl Glenn, the GOP nominee for U.S....

Sanders wins Colorado. Dem leaders still back Clinton.

  Most Colorado Democrats love Bernie Sanders. That's what results at today's state Democratic convention show. Despite a bevy of elected officials serving as Hillary Clinton-pledged...

Will the Democrats’ convention be as chaotic as the GOP’s?

Democrats are hoping this weekend’s state convention won’t be anything like the chaos Republicans suffered through last Saturday. Statehouse lawmakers, including delegates, say they...

Who really wants a caucus in Colorado? Why not have a...

  On Super Tuesday, one million registered voters who live in Colorado won't be able to participate in the caucuses that night because they are unaffiliated with...

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on...

Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and enemies he had when he got there.

Shaffer, Dems skewer Rep. Gardner for politicizing Colorado’s deadly High Park...

It didn't take long for the High Park Fire to become politicized.

Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

DENVER — Colorado's 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state's economic malaise or found a way to reliably fund education for the long term.

Gessler recall discussion heats up

Will Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler be subject to a recall vote? Democrats have been talking off the record about such a possibility for months, but on Wednesday Colorado Democratic Party Chair Rick Palacio issued a statement that takes the discussion into the public.