Presidential campaigns leave mark in Colorado - Colorado Politics

Presidential campaigns leave mark in Colorado

Author: Ernest Luning - February 13, 2012 - Updated: February 13, 2012

For a few days, Colorado lived up to its storied battleground status as Republican presidential candidates criss-crossed the state urging supporters to turn out at Tuesday’s caucuses. At stake was a confident lead established in recent contests by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, fresh off back-to-back wins in Florida and Nevada, and a bid by […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.