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Fight over Aurora's congressional seat takes to personhood debate

Fight over Aurora’s congressional seat takes to personhood debate

AURORA | U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s position on the statewide personhood amendment is a lightening rod for debate now that his challenger, Andrew Romanoff, has called on the congressman to explain his position. In a letter sent to campaign supporters, …

Romanoff, state Dems begin November campaign offensive

AURORA | Local Democrats took to Grandview High School’s auditorium Saturday for the party’s county assembly saying, “As goes Arapahoe County, so goes the state of Colorado.” “Nov. 4, I know it’s bearing down on us,” said Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, …

Outside political groups coalescing around Clinton

Outside political groups coalescing around Clinton

"There's a lot of energy out there and it would be a mistake not to channel and use it as an opportunity to organize," said Craig Smith, an adviser to Ready for Hillary.

Analysis: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in

Analysis: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in

If there's a lesson from Tuesday's off-year elections, it might be that during a time of deep divisions within the Republican Party, staunchly conservative GOP candidates who press ideological positions have difficulty winning general elections in competitive states

Local, not US, issues at play in Tuesday voting

Local, not US, issues at play in Tuesday voting

Colorado: Colorado voters will decide whether to tax marijuana at 25 percent and apply the proceeds to regulating the newly legalized drug and building schools

Biden: Whole nation looking to Virginia gov's race

Biden: Whole nation looking to Virginia gov’s race

"A tea party whose social recidivism is outdone only by its hostility to science and technology, innovation and scholarship," Biden said, "led by a candidate whose views on women — you know them well — but I think it's fair to say are from another era."

For 2014 elections, abortion returns to forefront

According to the Guttmacher Institute, which works on reproductive health issues including abortion-rights, states this year have enacted at least 43 new laws that restrict or further regulate abortion.

White House: Obama to meet Romney Thursday

WASHINGTON | The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately Thursday with his vanquished rival Mitt Romney, their first face-to-face encounter since the election. Obama promised in his victory speech on Nov. 6 to engage with Romney and …

5 Things To Know about Colorado elections

Your look at the Colorado election results that will be talked about today. 1. A DEEPER SHADE OF BLUE Political watchers often call Colorado a purple state, backing Democrats and Republican in equal measure. But this battleground wasn’t a nail-biter …

Gay marriage, marijuana backed in historic votes

Gay marriage, marijuana backed in historic votes

The results in Maine and Maryland broke a 32-state streak, dating to 1998, in which gay marriage had been rebuffed by every state that voted on it.