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Rep. Ken Buck says he won’t challenge Michael Bennet in 2022 Senate race

Colorado Republican Ken Buck ruled out a 2022 U.S. Senate bid on Thursday night, ending speculation that he may try to challenge Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet next year in a repeat of their...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. census delays threaten to upend Colorado’s redistricting process

Delays by the U.S. Census Bureau in sharing detailed population data are threatening to upend Colorado’s new redistricting process ahead of the 2022 election, injecting uncertainty into a...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two big-name Democrats exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

Two well-known Democratic state lawmakers say they are already exploring whether to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, just weeks into the fiery Republican’s term. It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

How Democratic control in Washington and Colorado work together

When Democrats regained control of the Colorado Legislature in 2019, they started taking action in response to President Donald Trump and a deadlocked Congress. That included passing legislation...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama

The U.S. Air Force is expected to announce Huntsville, Alabama, as the location for the U.S. Space Command headquarters, a blow to Colorado leaders who have been angling for years for the state to...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democrats to pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers

Democratic state lawmakers in Colorado are planning to introduce at least three pieces of gun-control legislation this year, including a measure that would require a waiting period – potentially of...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘We were getting ready to make a stand,’ Colorado congressmen say

U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse had just finished speaking on the House floor in defense of President-elect Joe Biden’s win on Nov. 3 when the Democrat from Lafayette noticed something was wrong. Speaker...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Ken Buck doesn’t blame President Trump for riot

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck said he’d like President Donald Trump to address the nation and ask for an end to rioting Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, but that he doesn’t blame the president for inciting the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s new members of Congress – Hickenlooper and Boebert – are sworn in

Colorado’s two new members of Congress were sworn into office Sunday. Democratic U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper and Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert of Rifle officially joined the seven other...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Republicans want to examine voting system

Republicans in the state Legislature will hold an investigative hearing on the integrity of Colorado’s election processes and systems Tuesday despite a lack of evidence of widespread fraud that...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coronavirus still killing hundreds in Colorado nursing homes

DENVER (AP) – Nursing homes and other senior care centers in Colorado are being ravaged by the latest surge of coronavirus, a chilling repeat of the spring when thousands of residents were infected...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers demand counties comply with coronavirus restrictions to access relief money

Colorado lawmakers are trying to use coronavirus relief dollars as a way to persuade counties to follow Gov. Jared Polis’ COVID-19 restrictions. A bipartisan bill that won preliminary approval...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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