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Nation May 09Three students disarmed gunman in Colorado school shooting
The three students slammed the gunman, a classmate of theirs, against the wall and struggled with him when shots rang out. One of them lost his life as a result.
Politics May 02Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet announces 2020 presidential bid
Bennet is a former head of Denver Public Schools who has carved out a reputation as a policy-oriented moderate.
Politics Apr 26In 2020 race, Hickenlooper proposes staggered federal wage hike to $15
The former Colorado governor proposes phasing in a $15 minimum wage depending on an area's cost of living.
Politics Apr 15Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.
Politics Apr 07After 2016 loss, Democrats know they need white male voters
The Democrats’ 2020 presidential primary may feature a historically diverse field of women and minorities, but in some ways it is testing how the party appeals to white men.
Politics Apr 05WATCH: Biden hugs union leader, quips ‘I had permission’
In his first public appearance since several women said he had behaved physically inappropriately, former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his tendency to be affectionate while delivering a nostalgia-drenched speech aimed at winning back the white,…
Politics Mar 04Ex-Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper enters presidential race
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he's running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who's used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state.
Politics Feb 20Rural and urban political divisions also split the suburbs, poll finds
America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse.
Politics Feb 12Parkland anniversary highlights how Democrats have shifted on guns
In the final weeks before the 2008 election, Barack Obama's campaign sent mailers to Florida voters reassuring them that he supported the Second Amendment. In the opening days of the 2020 Democratic primary, it's hard to imagine any candidate feeling…
Nation Jan 04Immigration among the top concerns in 2019, poll shows
As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump's insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue for the government to work on this year.