Democratic strategist Maria Cardona said it’s not that Democrats wouldn’t prefer working with Republicans, “it’s that Democrats tried it and got screwed.”
Republicans now hold 24 out of 65 seats in the House, the lowest number since 1965.
The minority party doesn’t have a lot of options to slow down the process.
A no-kill committee policy could mean Democrats in swing seats may have to take some politically risky votes.
Saine made the comments in the House in an effort to criticize Democrats after they kept a fellow Republican from being a primary sponsor of the annual resolution commemorating MLK.
Gardner was among the first Republicans to quickly call on the president to reopen the government without the money for the border wall with Mexico.
The midterm elections were "a brand rejection" for the Colorado Republican Party.
After voters put them in charge in November, Democrats say they'll embrace "the Colorado way of life." Republicans want their voice to be heard in that pursuit.
While Latino voters remain a key part of the Democratic coalition, a third reliably vote Republican even as President Trump and the party shift right on immigration.
The state GOP is preparing for life in the political wilderness.