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Sandoval fostered dreams of the powerful and powerless

Author: Ernest Luning - April 27, 2012 - Updated: April 27, 2012

Soon after news broke that legendary North Denver power broker Paul Sandoval had died, the tributes began to pour in from across the country, remembering the tamale proprietor’s influence on local, state and national politics over four decades. Sandoval was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last February and died at his home on Tuesday afternoon, said […]

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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.