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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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Perlmutter stops short of announcing run for governor in nostalgia-tinged speech to Democrats

"I am seriously looking at running for governor," U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter says at the 7th Congressional District Democratic reorganization meeting Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Pipefitters Local Union No. 208 hall in Denver. "But there are a number of hurdles and i’s to be dotted and t’s to be crossed." (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Even though supporters chanted, “Run, Ed, run!” as he took the stage Saturday at a union hall in north Denver, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter stopped short of stepping into next year’s Colorado gubernatorial race, instead telling the assembled Democrats he’s “seriously looking” at running but has some details to work out before declaring his candidacy.

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Democrats celebrate Colorado as ‘pocket of sanity’ amid national election results

Flanked by his family, including his wife, Susan Daggett, and daughters, and supporters, including state Rep.-elect Leslie Herod, D-Denver, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet declares victory in his bid for a second full term at the Colorado Democratic Party's election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at the Westin Denver Downtown. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
Colorado Democrats celebrated sweeping wins across the state on Tuesday night at a hotel in downtown Denver, but the election-night watch party felt more like a wake as the national map on large-screen televisions slowly turned more and more red, depicting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s win over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Dems DeGette, Norris spar at CD1 primary debate

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette and her Democratic primary challenger, Chuck Norris, debate on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Denver. It's the first time DeGette, who is serving her 10th term in Congress, has faced a primary since 2002. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette says she isn’t taking anything for granted in the June primary, when she faces her first Democratic challenger in 14 years. “I always run hard,” DeGette, 58, told The Colorado Statesman on Saturday after a 90-minute debate with challenger Chuck Norris. “As I’ve said, I think I need to make my […]

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