John Hickenlooper

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Newly In Charge, Colorado GOP Picks Senate Leader

Colorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.

11/11/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

What To Expect From Colorado’s Divided Legislature

After two years of Democratic dominance, Colorado’s Legislature next year returns to divided control, with Democrats in charge of the House and Republicans ruling the Senate.

11/10/2014

The Colorado Legislature during the governor's State of the State address (credit: CBS)

Colorado Legislative Bipartisanship: The Real Benefit Of The 2014 Election

The very slim majorities that each party now hold in the Colorado State Legislature, thanks to the 2014 election, should bring a season of bipartisanship to Colorado, which is exactly what the doctor ordered.

11/09/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Democrats Acknowledge GOP Control Of Colorado Senate

Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.

11/08/2014

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Control Of Colorado Legislature In The Balance

Democrats’ control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.

11/05/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper declares victory in gubernatorial race on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Claims Narrow Re-Election Win Over Beauprez

John Hickenlooper declared victory over challenger Bob Beauprez on Wednesday morning, providing Colorado Democrats with one of their few bright spots this midterm.

11/05/2014

Bob Beauprez, left, and John Hickenlooper, right, speak to supporters late Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Leading Beauprez In Gov’s Race, Set To Speak At 9:30 a.m.

The votes are still being counted in Colorado’s gubernatorial race, and Gov. John Hickenlooper has taken a very slight lead.

11/05/2014

U.S. Senator-elect Cory Gardner (R-CO) speaks with friends and family behind him after being declared the winner in the race at the Colorado Republican party's election night event at the Denver Tech Center Hyatt on November 4, 2014. Gardner defeated incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO). (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

GOP Wins Swing The State Purple Again

Colorado’s 2014 election returned the state to our accustomed shade of purple as Republicans are finally able to claim a major statewide race. But how will this new shade of purple affect Colorado over the next two years?

11/05/2014

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GOP Ground Game Could Turn Control Of Colorado Senate

It’s clear that voters nationwide are scratching a six-year itch midway through President Barack Obama’s second term, and that’s played a massive role in the senate and governor races in Colorado.

11/04/2014

Bob Beauprez, left, and John Hickenlooper, right, speak to supporters late Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Governor Race Between Hickenlooper, Beauprez Tightens

The race for governor in Colorado is proving to be the nail-biter that polls and pundits predicted, as Gov. John Hickenlooper and challenger Bob Beauprez battled late into Tuesday night.

11/04/2014

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