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Littwin: Jovan Melton’s defenders go on the offensive, and an ugly...

I had House Majority Leader KC Becker on the line when the tweets began rolling in from the Wellington Webb-led news conference, meaning I...

Opinion: Don’t believe the hype about the Employee Rights Act

Today many hard-working Coloradans aren’t getting a fair shake in our economy. Income inequality is rising and the middle class is disappearing. All the...

Sanders supporters jab Michael Bennet: ‘Change your vote’

Bernie Sanders supporters targeted U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet during today’s Colorado Democratic Party state convention. As a Democratic superdelegate supporting former Secretary of State Hillary...

Redistricting initiative would “destroy the Latino vote in Colorado”

  A ballot measure submitted for the 2016 election to set up a bipartisan commission to redraw boundaries for both congressional and legislative districts would weaken...

Hillary Clinton visits Colorado, but dodges the state’s big issues

Hillary Clinton came to Colorado Tuesday looking for another opportunity to close the enthusiasm gap between her and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Her speech in...

Udall, Hancock, Webb take a walk to the ballot mailbox

  DENVER — Early this morning, Democratic candidates and leaders gathered with a few dozen supporters in Denver's Five Points neighborhood to walk the talk on campaigns...

Paul Sandoval: The man, the myth

Colorado journalism hit its zenith Tuesday with a thud as all across the state the October 5280 hit mailboxes with a big-hearted tribute to Democratic backroom maestro Paul Sandoval.

Udall joins growing list of lawmakers in support of marriage equality

Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall at a gay-rights event this weekend in Denver said he supports marriage equality for all Americans. Udall joins a growing list of lawmakers who have gone on record in support of ending the era where the federal Defense of Marriage Act and where constitutional bans like Colorado's Amendment 43 blocked LGBT couples from the legal protections and advantages provided by the state through marriage. Udall is the 18th sitting U.S. Senator to state publicly that he supports efforts to make gay marriage legal.

Democratic legislators concerned by House reapportionment maps

Many Democrats are standing behind concerns raised by former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb last week after Webb said that Republican members of the Colorado Reapportionment Commission were playing it fast and loose with constitutional requirements when redrawing the state legislative boundaries.

Governor chooses a lobbyist, a mayor, and a Salazar to redraw...

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Monday his three appointments to the Colorado Reapportionment Commission. Those included a Republican lobbyist, and two Democrats--one a former mayor and the other one of Colorado's Salazar brothers. Hickenlooper said he wanted a commission choosing the state's future legislative districts that had equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats.