Africans make up Colorado's second-largest immigrant group, but until recently, they haven't played much of a role in the state's political life. That's changing now.
Ads purchased by outside groups make up more than $38 million – almost 77 percent – of the total spending so far in Colorado.
Democratic candidates and groups are outspending Republicans so far.
In a razor-tight race, Latino voters could be crucial to winning this district. But both candidates will have some work to do to win them over.
Under the new system, staff will review more ballots when election results are very close. In elections with wide margins, they’ll check fewer.
Gov. John Hickenlooper had worked with a team of "willing partners" on legislation that would have granted more control to local municipalities.
"I'm here for every American who works their tail off," the president told his audience in Denver's Cheesman Park.
Last Tuesday's Republican primaries illustrate the power a handful of conservative groups exert over Colorado GOP politics. But some observers warn they're only scoring Pyrrhic victories.
Supporters of ballot measures to give more control to local governments over drilling will be able to gather signatures for all six of their proposed measures.