Colorado

CO-03: Lauren Boebert (R)
House Watch
CO-03: Lauren Boebert (R)
2020-10-30 20:14:37
by TWN Staff

About Boebert: Lauren Boebert is a Coloradoan living on the Western Slope who believes in personal freedom, citizen rights, and upholding the Constitution of the United States. She is the founder, owner, and operator of Shooters Grill, a restaurant that... Read More

CO-03: Diane Mitsch Busch (D)
House Watch
CO-03: Diane Mitsch Busch (D)
2020-10-30 20:06:25
by TWN Staff

About Busch: Busch is a former tenured professor, Routt County Commissioner, and State Representative, and has lived and worked in Colorado’s Western Slope for over 43 years. Raised by a single mother, she experienced an early childhood of financial insecurity.... Read More

CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)
Senate Watch
CO Senate: John Hickenlooper (D)
2020-10-28 15:22:37
by TWN Staff

About Hickenlooper: John Wright Hickenlooper was named for his father, who passed away when he was only eight years old but continues to have a lasting influence on Hickenlooper’s life. Hickenlooper started out as a geologist, but after being laid... Read More

CO Senate: Cory Gardner (R)
Senate Watch
CO Senate: Cory Gardner (R)
2020-10-28 15:19:43
by TWN Staff

About Gardner:  Gardner’s family has called Colorado home for five generations.  Gardner’s love for Colorado took him to Colorado State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and later to Boulder, where he earned his law degree at the University... Read More

USPS Stands by Colorado-Ballot Notices That Judge Deemed ‘False’
Political News
USPS Stands by Colorado-Ballot Notices That Judge Deemed ‘False’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service said a judge acted too late when he ordered the agency over the weekend to stop sending notices to Colorado residents about requesting mail-in ballots that state officials claim are misleading. Most of the... Read More

Pine Gulch Wildfire Explodes, Becoming One of the Largest in Colorado History
Wildfires
Pine Gulch Wildfire Explodes, Becoming One of the Largest in Colorado History

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Pine Gulch fire, a lightning-sparked wildfire burning north of Grand Junction, exploded overnight, nearly doubling in size to become the seventh-largest fire in the state’s history, fire officials said. The fire, which started July 31,... Read More

Lauren Boebert Ran Against AOC and the ‘Squad’ in Colorado, and Beat Rep. Scott Tipton in the Process
2020 Elections
Lauren Boebert Ran Against AOC and the ‘Squad’ in Colorado, and Beat Rep. Scott Tipton in the Process

WASHINGTON — When Lauren Boebert launched her Republican primary campaign against Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton back in December, she was asked who she considered her actual opponent: Tipton or New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “I’m absolutely running against her,”... Read More

Hickenlooper to Take on Gardner in Colorado Senate Race
2020 Elections
Hickenlooper to Take on Gardner in Colorado Senate Race

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper easily dispatched a challenge from the left and will take on Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in one of Democrats’ best Senate pickup opportunities this year. Hickenlooper was leading former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff 59%... Read More

Hickenlooper Holding On To Double Digit Lead In Colorado’s US Senate Primary
2020 Elections
Hickenlooper Holding On To Double Digit Lead In Colorado’s US Senate Primary
2020-06-26 21:14:26
by Gaspard Le Dem

WASHINGTON - New polling shows former Governor John Hickenlooper taking a dominant lead over Andrew Romanoff in Colorado’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, just days before voters cast their ballots on June 30. In a survey published on Thursday by... Read More

Analysis: A Second Look at the Colorado Senate Race
Political News
Analysis: A Second Look at the Colorado Senate Race

WASHINGTON — For the last week, national Republican strategists have been unloading on Colorado Democratic Senate hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former two-term governor and mayor of Denver. Their goals? First, to damage the Democratic front-runner going into a June 30... Read More

States That Historically Lean Democrat Still Figure in Battleground Scenarios
2020 Elections
States That Historically Lean Democrat Still Figure in Battleground Scenarios
2020-01-31 21:27:10
by Dan McCue

It has become the mantra for the run-up to the primaries and caucuses: pick the wrong Democratic nominee, and any one of the battleground states can wind up in President Donald Trump's column. This mindset comes heavily into play when... Read More

National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations
State News
National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations
2019-11-26 22:41:07
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island and Tennessee – to help them improve their business regulatory processes to promote economic development. This work is being completed... Read More

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Running For Senate
Political News
Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper Running For Senate
2019-08-22 18:27:17
by Dan McCue

A presidential campaign behind him, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday he's running for the U.S. Senate, vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner. With his announcement, which came via a video message posted on his... Read More

10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case
Political News
10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case
2019-08-22 14:01:32
by Dan McCue

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that three presidential electors from Colorado were unconstitutionally forced to cast their Electoral College votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The ruling by a divided 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a... Read More

Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid With An Eye Toward U.S. Senate Seat
Political News
Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid With An Eye Toward U.S. Senate Seat
2019-08-15 19:58:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, fueling speculation that he will now set his sights on a U.S. Senate bid. Hickenlooper, 67, ran as a moderate, but never... Read More

US Court Allows Patent for Marijuana Formulation
Litigation
US Court Allows Patent for Marijuana Formulation
2019-04-23 21:14:17
by Tom Ramstack

A federal court ruling last week set a precedent for property rights to cannabis products in the quickly growing marijuana industry. U.S. District Judge William Martinez, an Obama appointee who presides in Colorado, ruled that cannabinoid formulations can be considered... Read More

CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)
Colorado
CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)
2019-01-02 02:32:51
by CO-02: Joe Neguse (D)

As a 34-year-old son of refugees from Africa, Joe is not your typical candidate for Congress. But his family’s story, and deeply held belief that we need people from all walks of life to speak up and engage in ... Read More

CO-06: Jason Crow (D)
Colorado
CO-06: Jason Crow (D)
2018-11-05 23:43:12
by CO-06: Jason Crow (D)

At a time when our political system is broken and new leadership is needed to take us in a different direction, Jason Crow’s path feels refreshing and all-too rare. Jason grew up in a working-class home with values that ... Read More

Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy
Economy
Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy

An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. Read More

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