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Election 2020 Debate

Democratic presidential candidate former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami, as author Marianne Williamson watches. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

> Debate in Miami: Bennet, Hickenlooper stay on brand at contentious clash

> INSIGHTS | Coloradans share the presidential stage, but in what role?

> Pre-debate interview: Bennet blasts Trump over refugee crisis, says president 'behaves like we're a weak country'

> Debate in Miami: How Bennet, Hickenlooper scored with the media

> 2020 ELECTION | Hickenlooper to debate security: 'I'm a candidate'

> Media take stock of Hickenlooper, Bennet ahead of Thursday's debate

Joey Bunch and Marianne Goodland of Colorado Politics

Joey Bunch and Marianne Goodland of Colorado Politics.

> COPO PODCAST | Our interviews with the council's 5 new faces

> COPO PODCAST | Joey Bunch, Marianne Goodland on transportation, recalls and Polis' new shoes

> COVER STORY | Is Colorado on the right road?

> INSIGHTS | Democrats in 2020 will try to breathe life into the health care issue

> Q&A with Larry Liston | 'Optimism sells; socialism will be a turnoff'

> LYNN BARTELS | Pat Bowlen made dreams come true

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb shown during a news conference outside the Park Hill Golf Club clubhouse on June 24. Webb called on residents to urge the Denver City Council to block the proposed sale of the 155-acre golf course to a developer.

> Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb urges residents to block sale of Park Hill Golf Course

> Denver ranks 2nd among 'walkable' cities

> TABOR tussle: Colorado Supreme Court hears case on whether fees are taxes

> Colorado Senate Democrats appeal court ruling on lengthy bill readings

> New Colorado conservation easement working group seeks solutions to woes

> Colorado Attorney General Weiser files motion to dismiss lawsuit over 'red flag' gun law

> Northwest Denver's River Drive now city's newest historic district

> Colorado Court of Appeals rules for activist in case that helped spawn law protecting people who speak out

> Mike Johnston picks up Tom Sullivan endorsement in 2020 Senate race

> Denver City Council approves 320-unit Sloan's Lake project that includes affordable housing

> Casper Stockham makes it official: He's running for Congress again

> ACLU sues Colorado county sheriff, claims plan to assist federal immigration agency violates state law

> Gardner urges Congress to secure $900 million a year for conservation fund

> Casper Stockham makes it official: He's running for Congress again

> Package triggers bomb scare at Rep. Lamborn's Colorado office

> DeGette, Lamborn on opposite sides of uranium mining debate

> TABOR author Douglas Bruce lashes out after town demolishes his building

> Gardner gets health care award; Democrats not happy

> DeVos touts proposed 'Education Freedom Scholarship' federal tax credit at Colorado Springs event

> Social-savvy Polis carves out time to tweet — on whales, demon children, gaming, Game of Thrones ...

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