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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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Webb, Ruiz among Democrats named to DNC commission on presidential nomination process

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP File Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and Emmy Ruiz, Colorado state director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, are among the 21 members named to a commission tasked with healing divisions within the national Democratic Party by suggesting reforms for its presidential nominating process, the Democratic National Committee announced Monday.

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Baca: Reflection on the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Polly Baca
The 2016 Democratic National Convention was the most exciting, inspiring, spiritual convention that I have ever attended — and I have attended every DNC Convention since 1964. Exciting because every notable Democratic leader in the country was there either on stage or in the hall. Inspiring because it highlighted a Muslim American family who shared […]

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Harber: Democratic National Convention wrap-up report

Aaron Harber
Hillary Clinton’s substantial post-Convention bump in the polls was not a surprise to those who attended the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia. Having created a well scripted Hollywood production, the Democrats seized the Ronald Reagan theme of “Morning In America” and, in a jiu-jitsu move, took advantage of the Republicans’ “Nighttime In America” theme, trumpeted best […]

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Durst: Hillary Clinton, ‘Not Insane’

Will Durst
Striding onto the Philadelphia stage resplendent in a white pants suit like a heavenly sent business bride walking down the aisle to tie the knot with America, Chelsea’s mom jettisoned the “presumptive” and accepted the Democratic Party’s invitation to become their nominee in the 2016 race for the Presidency of the United States. And contrary […]

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GOP senators joining criticism of Trump over attacks on parents of Muslim soldier 

Fellow Republicans are joining the rising chorus of criticism of Donald Trump for his disparagement of the bereaved parents of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan, a Muslim who was awarded a Bronze Star after he was killed in 2004 in Iraq. The roll of GOP senators publicly taking Trump to task reached at least five […]

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Trump to massive crowd at Denver rally: ‘We have to win this state’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump filled a converted Air Force hanger on Friday in Denver for an hour-long speech that didn’t disappoint an avid crowd, including Republican elected officials, GOP candidates and Trump supporters who say they are counting on the billionaire to shake up a corrupt system and get the country back on track.

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