If Utah can figure it out, why can't we?
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When you think of states in terms of progressiveness, Utah doesn't usually soar to the top of the list.
Yet our neighboring Rocky Mountain sibling, whose politics are normally about as fire engine-red as they come, has set an example that all forward-thinking American governments should...
March 8 2016, 10:36 AM
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks at a rally in Concord, New Hampshire, on November 5, 2015. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
It may have been a Super Tuesday for Hillary Clinton nationally, but here in Colorado, Democrats were feeling the Bern.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders scored a conclusive victory over the former Secretary of State in the Colorado caucus on Tuesday night, earning nearly 59 percent of votes...
March 2 2016, 11:43 AM
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On March 1, it's Colorado's turn to do its part in the 2016 primary election season. If you haven't already signed up to participate as a Democrat or Republican, all you can do at this point is sit back and watch, because caucus rules dictate that you have to be registered to vote at least a month...
February 23 2016, 10:50 AM
Journalism isn’t rocket science. Nor is it law, medicine, or any other field that requires specific credentials to practice it. Many reporters have a journalism degree; some don’t. All you really need to get into journalism is a strong sense of curiosity, decent writing skills (a few too many of us...
January 29 2016, 3:16 PM
A screenshot from the Michael Marshall video released on Friday.
The mistrust between American law enforcement and its citizens likely hasn't been higher since at least the tumultuous late-1960s, when the Civil Rights movement culminated with Chicago police brutalizing protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Over the past few years, we've seen...
January 22 2016, 1:25 PM
Speaker Hullinghorst prepares for the 2016 legislative session.
With some exceptions, Colorado’s state legislators have usually been able to avoid the ideological gridlock that’s infected our national Congress. This was true even in 2015, when the statehouse had split control for the first time since 2012.
As State Senate President Bill Cadman (R-Colorado...
January 12 2016, 3:25 PM
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Editor's Note 1/7/16: This Ask the Mayor event will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26 at Call To Arms Brewing Company. The event was originally scheduled for December 15, but was postponed due to snowy weather.
You’ve heard the complaints: Denver’s too expensive. Rent is out of...
December 10 2015, 4:21 PM
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The race to the 2016 presidential primary is heating up, but on a state level, Colorado voters have a pressing political deadline. On Tuesday, an estimated 40 percent of Colorado’s registered voters will head to the polls, according to Jerome Lovato, voting systems specialist for the state of...
November 2 2015, 3:40 PM