The U.S. Senate showdown between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner is less than five months old, but already the race is on pace to become one of the most expensive elections in Colorado history.
Denver city attorneys have agreed to pay $3.25 million to a former jail inmate who accused guards of ignoring his screams while being tortured, choking him later when he complained about his pain and then covering up the abuse. City officials called it the largest settlement of its kind.
From now to November, candidates for Colorado governor will compare their business credentials to woo voters, and incumbent John Hickenlooper on Tuesday presented 100 names — Democrats, Republicans and the politically unaffiliated — who vouch for him.
A ballot measure that would change wording in the Colorado Criminal Code and Wrongful Death Act to include unborn human beings drew opponents and supporters to the state Capitol on Tuesday, with both sides vehemently arguing the initiative's eventual endgame.