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Bernie Sanders supporter Gabriel McArthur welcomes fellow Democrats to 6th District primary

Democratic congressional candidate Gabriel McArthur, running in the 6th Congressional District primary for the chance to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, is pictured in this photo from his campaign's Facebook page. (Courtesy Gabriel McArthur via Facebook)

Littleton resident Gabriel McArthur says the reason he’s seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District is because Democrats can’t “articulate clearly and loudly” what the party stands for and shouldn’t assume that criticizing President Trump will be enough to attract voters.

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Sonnenberg wants to get tougher on oil and gas vandals

Would-be vandals and ecoterrorists, take note. Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg isn’t messing around if you want mess around with oil and gas equipment. The Republican from Sterling is sponsoring Senate Bill 35 to elevate the charge of tampering with oil and gas equipment from a class 2 misdemeanor to a class 6 felony. The charge should […]

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The Hot Sheet — Athana…what,what,what? wants GOP-Supreme; Pueblo County has an identity crisis, Silver Tsunamis, Palacio buh-byes & MORE …

DENVER — Good morning fellow Colorado-critters and welcome to the midweek Hot Sheet extravaganza. For those believers, today’s date means we’ve got just 24 full days of shopping madness left before Santa’s sleigh leaves its skid marks atop your roof. Speaking of marks, it looks like the 2016 presidential election has left its mark — […]

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Colorado ‘never-Trump’ conservatives rally for Evan McMullin

A member of the Latinos for Evan McMullin group leads supporters of the Utah Mormon's campaign for president marched from Denver's Union Station to the state Capitol building trying to educate voters on the candidate Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)

Exchanges started predictably with, “who is Evan McMullin?” Saturday afternoon on Denver’s 16th Street as supporters of the independent candidate for president tried to rally excitement and educate voters on a campaign that’s a mere two months old — an infancy in the life of a presidential campaign. Serving as a primer to an in-person […]

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? Independents shift support to Clinton in Colorado

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, to attend a rally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Independent voters likely to cast ballots shifted strongly to Democrat Hillary Clinton, giving her the lead over Republican Donald Trump in Colorado and other critical swing states of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania, and moved her into a tie with Trump in Ohio, according to a Quinnipiac University swing state poll released Monday, Oct. 17. Clinton […]

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Clinton struggling to win over young voters she needs

In this photo taken Sept. 23, 2016, a young woman talks on the phone, flanked by Bernie Sanders campaign posters still posted at the Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, a popular hangout for students at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Many young Sanders supporters describe alienation from the current political process, and distaste for candidate choices, leading some to consider a third-party choice, or not voting at all. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

John Morales was interning for Bernie Sanders’ campaign when the longshot Democratic candidate’s hopes started to fade in the spring. That’s when Libertarian Gary Johnson caught his interest. In many ways Johnson and Sanders are ideological opposites. The Vermont senator is an opponent of foreign trade deals and won over many younger voters in the […]

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Monson: ‘The one finger salute’ and why women should vote for Trump

Kim Monson
“The one finger salute. I get a few of those,” said a guy at the gas station as I asked him about his “Trump, Pence” bumper sticker. Mean actions and mean words are not unique to Hillary, NeverTrump, Johnson, Stein or Trump supporters. Each has individuals in their camps who have very bad manners. And […]

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The Hot Sheet, August 29, 2016

DENVER — Good morning and HAPPY MONDAY! Too loud? Sorry. The weekend was full of canvassing, door knocking, phone calling, barbecuing and other campaign events across Colorado — including visits from two women in national politics carrying torches on opposite sides of the island, Carly Fiorina and Jill Stein. And, of course, there was the […]

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Green Party’s Jill Stein campaigns in Colorado, woos voters wary of major party choices

Courting undecided voters, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein pushed her Green Party message of social justice, peace and environmental conservationism to the delight of supporters Saturday in Colorado Springs' Acacia Park. (Photo by Adam McCoy/The Colorado Statesman)
The Green Party’s Jill Stein made a presidential campaign stop in the Centennial State Saturday, courting the undecided Colorado voter, dissatisfied with the two major party candidates. Stein, a physician from Massachusetts, rallied a modest group of supporters at Colorado Springs’ Acacia Park, before leading a march through downtown chanting political battle cries like “Jill […]

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The Hot Sheet, August 25, 2016

DENVER — Good day and welcome to the Hot Sheet revolution — the idea that you can get all your insider Colorado political news in one place without having to scour the Internet and wade through the political catacombs yourself, a process that would take you hours a day and leave you filthy and exhausted […]

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