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“I Couldn’t Be Silent.” Sen. Michael Bennet Wants to End Government Shutdowns

The Colorado Democrat spoke to 5280 about his viral takedown of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on the Senate floor, what's next in the border debate, and his fight to protect public lands.



A Blue Wave Crashes Into Colorado in the 2018 Midterms

Colorado Democrats had a lot to celebrate on Tuesday night, as the party swept every statewide race, picked up a congressional seat, and flipped the state Senate. But the shift wouldn't have been possible without a swell of support from young, independent, and female voters.


Jared Polis Wants to Disrupt Colorado Politics

The Democratic candidate for governor has spent his career disrupting the status quo—both in business and politics. Now, he hopes his progressive ideas will win him the state’s highest position, and give him the opportunity to change the course of Colorado history.

Can Walker Stapleton Win the West?

For the Republican candidate, the path to the governor's office is through Colorado's rural communities. Will his appeal to conservative voters be enough?


The Only Gubernatorial Debate Schedule You Need

Colorado gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton are facing off in a series of six debates across the state this month. We've hunted down all the details, so all you need to do is tune in (and vote).

What You Need to Know About Amendment 74

The proposed change to the Colorado Constitution would require private property owners to be compensated when a law or regulation reduces the market value of their property. If passed, it would make Colorado's property law the most extreme in the nation.


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