There’s a limit to the depth of the divide: the split has largely been drowned out by debate over things like guns and the response to Donald Trump.
Democrat Mike Johnston served in the Colorado Senate from 2009-2017, where public education was a big part of his focus.
If safe lawmakers shoot down politically perilous bills, then vulnerable lawmakers can dodge a tough vote.
Tuesday night's gatherings begin the process of deciding which candidates will represent their parties in a variety races in November.
In light of today's political climate, two prominent Coloradans have left their parties to become independent.
After Hillary Clinton's upset loss to Donald Trump, Democrats' unity reform committee will reexamine the party's nominating process.