Colorado politics news, updates, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post

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Colorado politics news, updates, elections, races, candidates — The Denver Post
  1. New poll finds Colorado in dead heat between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
    WASHINGTON -- Poll results released Monday show Colorado is up-for-grabs ahead of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
  2. Why Monday night’s debate is the most critical moment of the presidential race
    The first debate seems to have moved the needle with some regularity in recent elections.
  3. First of three debates will be a huge moment for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump
    A roller coaster of a campaign 18 months in the making arrives Monday at a huge moment for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump: a 90-minute debate, with much of the nation expected to tune in amid great uncertainty about what they'll see.
  4. Democratic hopes of winning Senate fade as Trump proves less toxic for Republicans
    Democrats are now facing a tougher road to capturing the Senate majority as the presidential race tightens and Donald Trump is not proving to be the dramatic drag on down-ballot candidates that Republicans once feared.
  5. Drilling through danger: Safety is compromised when a site turns into a web of subcontractors
    Oil and gas companies typically leave management of their sites to subcontractors, a practice that dilutes safety standards and protects companies from liability, making an already dangerous job even more so. The Denver Post spent a year investigating safety in the petroleum extraction industry.
  6. Presidential debate: Hillary Clinton as communicator, from Wellesley to campaign trail
    Clinton is facing the most important debates of her life as she squares off against Donald Trump beginning Monday — three high-stakes contests that could set the momentum for the remainder of the presidential campaign.
  7. Presidential debate: Donald Trump built his image as he built his businesses
    Donald Trump prepares to go one-on-one with Hillary Clinton in three nationally televised debates over the next month that will help determine the next president.
  8. Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum
    President Barack Obama, the nation's first black president, wiped away a tear as he formally opened the Smithsonian's 19th museum with an impassioned 31-minute speech on the National Mall.
  9. What to watch for during Monday night’s presidential debate
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have competing missions heading into Monday night's debate: Hers to overcome the trust questions that have bedeviled her for decades. His to convince voters that he has the good judgment and restraint required of a president.
  10. Fact check: Did Gail Schwartz “devastate” Delta County’s economy?
    Earlier this month U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, the Republican incumbent in the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, circulated a campaign ad that claims his challenger, Democrat Gail Schwartz, is an enemy of the state’s coal industry.