Election

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a speech, Friday, July 24, 2015, at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

“America’s long struggle with racism is far from finished,” the former secretary of state said before a mostly white audience at a Greenville technical college. Hours earlier, with a majority black audience at a West Columbia church, she declared, “Anybody who says we don’t have more progress to make is blind.”


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In this July 21, 2015, photo, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks at his South Carolina campaign kickoff rally in Bluffton, S.C. Trump’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border promises new challenges for the GOP’s years-in-the-making push to attract Hispanic voters. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Garza said the union opted out of the Trump visit “after careful consideration of all the factors involved in this event and communicating with members of the National Border Patrol Council.” He said agents had intended to give Trump and the accompanying press a “boots-on-the-ground perspective” at the border.


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AURORA | Less than two weeks after state Sen. Morgan Carroll’s announcement of her run for Congress set national political observers atwitter, she now has a challenger for the Democratic mantle in Congressional District 6. Perry Haney, a Greenwood Village resident and spinal physician who had a short-lived run for the CD6 Democratic nomination in […]


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FILE - This June 16, 2015 file photo shows developer Donald Trump as he delivers remarks during his announcement that he will be a Republican candidate for president, in New York. Univision is dropping the Miss USA pageant and says it will cut all business ties with Donald Trump in a spiraling controversy over comments the Republican presidential hopeful made recently about Mexican immigrants. The company said Thursday, June 25, it would pull the plug on its Spanish-language coverage of the pageant on July 12 by its UniMas network. It also has severed its business relationship with the Miss Universe Organization, which produces the Miss USA pageant, due to what it called "insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants" by Trump, a part owner of the organization. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

PHOENIX | Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is drawing larger crowds as he continues to criticize immigration policies in stark language that has revealed a deep divide between immigration hawks and moderates who are trying to avoid alienating Hispanic voters. On Saturday, Trump was scheduled to campaign in Nevada and then in Arizona, a hub of […]


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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, an activist waves a placard calling for the ban of fracking during a news conference outside the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Environmentalists and the energy industry have fought decisive battles over fracking in New York, Oklahoma and Texas, but the outcome is unclear in Colorado, where the issue could go to a ballot fight in the 2015 general election. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

DENVER | Environmentalists and the energy industry have fought decisive battles over fracking in New York, Oklahoma and Texas, but the outcome is unclear in Colorado, where the issue could go to a ballot fight in the 2016 election. A task force convened by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper tried to find a compromise over who should […]


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AURORA | State Sen. Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, announced Thursday she would step down as senate minority leader. State Sen. Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, is expected to take over that position when Democratic caucus members meet next week. Carroll filed federal election forms Tuesday, making official her race for Colorado’s 6th Congressional District seat, currently held by Republican Mike Coffman. Though she […]


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