Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is scheduled to be among officials and conservation advocates taking part in a series of virtual discussions Saturday sponsored by the Biden campaign to mark National Public Lands Day.
Mitsch Bush is running against Rifle restaurant owner and first-time candidate Lauren Boebert, who upset five-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in this summer's Republican primary.
The election standby is as old as voting, though the ploy wasn’t officially given a name until 1980, when William Casey, Ronald Reagan’s campaign manager, coined the phrase to warn pundits that he suspected Jimmy Carter was planning to stage a last-minute resolution of the Iranian hostage crisis.
RALEIGH, N.C. — As the pandemic prompts a surge in voting by mail, voters in a handful of states, including the presidential battlegrounds of North Carolina and Wisconsin, are facing a requirement that already is tripping up thousands — the need to have a witness sign their ballot envelope.
President Trump sketched out a health care plan promising quality care at lower prices and greater transparency for consumers and signed an order he says will protect people with preexisting conditions Thursday.
Colorado polling veteran Floyd Ciruli thinks it's likely and remarkable that recent assessments show President Trump in a horse race with Joe Biden on the Western Slope.
Defenders of Wildlife is putting the management before the wolves, announcing this week it's expanding its Working Circle Initiative to Colorado.
Joey Bunch: "I’m not a woman, I would argue, much less a woman who has ever faced the reality of a pregnancy, so I have no room to be making a decision for those who are."
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper tore into U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner on Wednesday in a new TV ad charging that the Colorado Republican is prepared to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "at lightning speed" but hasn't acted on a number of other pressing issues.
Those showers John Hickenlooper took with his clothes on a decade ago are back on the air again this year, this time in an ad from Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner slamming his Democratic opponent for attacking Gardner's response to the pandemic.
An internal campaign poll for the Democratic commissioner candidate in Douglas County’s District III shows Darien Wilson is closing the gap with the Republican incumbent, Lora Thomas.
El Paso County election officials are preparing for 372,400 voters in November, a big jump up from the last presidential election.
While U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is being roasted over siding with the president and other Republicans for supporting a Supreme Court justice pick before the Nov. 3 election, the House of Representatives sent his bipartisan suicide prevention bill to the president this week.
Doug Emhoff, the husband of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, is scheduled to take a virtual tour of a Denver bagel shop, headline a rally for National Voter Registration Day and attend a cafecito, or small coffee, with members of former Vice President Joe Biden's Colorado Latino Council.
Colorado Coming Together, the campaign to pass Amendment B on the November ballot, had an oddly timed virtual kickoff Tuesday morning most likely to show off its bipartisan support.
Eric Sondermann: "If it is possible to further escalate the election noise, intensity and stakes, the timing of this Supreme Court vacancy is just the ingredient. Any vacancy tends to have that effect these days; this one doubly so against the backdrop of a similar 2016 vacancy and given Ginsburg’s status as a progressive icon."
Lynn Bartels: "Ballot measures don’t have a prominent place on the ballot and often are overlooked by voters, but the collection of amendments and propositions can play an outsized role in Colorado’s future."
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — In close elections, it doesn't take much for third-party candidates to play an outsize role — as Democrats learned the hard way in 2016.
Gardner's announcement on Monday means it's a near certainty that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will be able to fill the seat this year, after another GOP senator whose position was unknown, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, announced his choice shortly before Gardner did the same.
Nearly all of Colorado's Republicans in Congress all scored 100% on the American Energy Alliance's newest scorecard — with a notable exception.
President Donald Trump said Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is "very, very loyal to the party" Monday during a discussion on Fox News Channel about the president's plans to name a replacement as early as this week for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Amendment B, the November ballot question to strike down the state constitution's Gallagher Amendment, picked up two high-profile Republican endorsements over the weekend.
Cotton was one of three GOP senators — the others are Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of Missouri — added earlier this month to a roster maintained by the White House of dozens of possible Supreme Court nominees.
Joey Bunch: "The power struggle to fill the seat of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg six weeks before a president is elected lays bare the chest of democracy to the sword of partisanship. That this feels normal is the saddest thing of all."
"There is time for debate, there is time for politics, but the time for now is to pray for the family and to make sure that we keep their — their family in our hearts and prayers as we mourn as a nation."
Up the Interstate 25 corridor, the Northern Colorado cities of Fort Collins, Loveland and Longmont straddle the geographical and historical divide between rural and urban, past and present, and Democrat and Republican.
PHOENIX — If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30, shrinking the GOP’s Senate majority at a crucial moment and complicating the path to confirmation for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
WASHINGTON — The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is putting the Senate in unchartered political terrain. There's no recent precedent for a confirmation vote so close to a presidential election.
WASHINGTON — Adam Schiff was in the audience at the 2018 Aspen Security Forum when a Microsoft executive mentioned an attempted hacking of three politicians up for reelection. It was the first that Schiff, then the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, had ever heard of it.
Pressure mounted late Friday on Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner to say whether he supports plans by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote before the election to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
Staff writer Ernest Luning keeps track of the latest endorsements in the 2020 race.
Jill Biden made a virtual campaign stop in Colorado on Friday to talk with working mothers about the challenges they're facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The salvos are in response to a steady stream of attacks former Gov. John Hickenlooper and his allies have been mounting against U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, his Republican opponent, for lawmakers' failure to pass a pandemic relief package after Gardner declared in late May that is was "unfathomable" for the Senate to go into recess without approving more aid.
In the settlement reached in federal court in Denver, the U.S. Postal Service agreed to destroy mailers delivering inaccurate voting info, presumably attempts to confuse voters and suppress turnout. Colorado's secretary of state and attorney general will have the "unprecedented" opportunity to review the materials from national organizations for accuracy.
Two titans of Colorado conservative politics threw their support behind Proposition 116 to lower the state income tax rates Thursday afternoon.
While both the Trump and Biden campaigns say Colorado is crucial to their paths to the White House, neither is treating the state as the battleground it has been for the previous three cycles, when all eyes were on Colorado’s voters, and the presidential candidates, their running mates and family members were fixtures in the state’s landscape.
Protect Colorado rolled out a statewide six-figure ad buy, online and on TV, to get eyeballs on a 30-second spot directed at Gov. Jared Polis — but more precisely, at a committee of regulators his administration helped seat.
Since Labor Day, Joe Biden's Colorado campaign has been holding at least one online event a day, featuring national figures and local politicians.
A new poll commissioned by the House Democrats' campaign arm shows Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush with a slight lead over Republican Lauren Boebert in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.
While New Mexico's official state question may be "red or green?" a group of Colorado Democrats posed a different query during a virtual chili cook-off sponsored by the state's Biden campaign on Sept. 12: Pueblo or San Luis Valley?
SALT LAKE CITY — President Donald Trump points to spiking crime and delivers stark statistics on murders and shootings as part of his “law and order” campaign emphasis that suggests cities are overrun with violence that only he can stop.
Joey Bunch: "They have a fondness for a rascal Down South, and this election will tell us if Colorado does, too."
Congressional candidates Diane Mitsch Bush and Lauren Boebert have both been formally endorsed by their party's presidential nominees in their bid to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.
The push to ensure that all Coloradans have sufficient voting access in Colorado continues, with a recent visit by Secretary of State Jena Griswold to Southwest Colorado to meet with representatives of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Southern Ute Tribe to discuss increased voting access for Native Americans living on tribal lands.
LONDON — Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content and election misinformation.
As Congress balks, well-funded nonprofits are donating hundreds of millions of dollars to help state and local officials run elections during the pandemic — a sudden infusion of private cash in what was once considered a core government function.
Others have also criticized the nomination of William Perry Pendley's history of interests adverse to stewardship of the nation's inventory of public lands. The White House said last month it would withdraw the nomination.
The dinner is Sept. 26 in Sedalia, but the exact location is available only to those who buy a ticket, starting at $250 a person, $500 for the VIP treatment up to $10,000 to be a platinum sponsor.
“How can our service members entrust their lives to a man who befriends dictators, pardons war criminals, and demonstrates such blatant disdain for the sacrifices of our veterans? As commander in chief, this betrayal of our armed forces cuts particularly deep.”
Panelists and leaders of the Common Sense Institute will discuss the November ballot questions in a free online program Thursday morning at 7:30.