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Colorado's Hickenlooper Ending 2020 White House Bid

DENVER — John Hickenlooper will drop out of the Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, according to a Democrat close to him. The former two-term Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the perils of extreme partisanship, struggled with fundraising and low polling numbers. His planned departure from the...

GOP Warnings About Democratic Socialism Tap Voter Unease

ALAMOSA, Colo. — In this scruffy, high-desert town encircled by prairies and potato farms, Sen. Cory Gardner drew shouts of approval last week for his message that Democrats are shoving the country toward socialism. "That's not what government is or what it should be," he told about 200 Alamosa County...

Cannabis Backers Loving Trump's Apparent Support

Entrepreneurs and other cannabis enthusiasts are doing backflips over President Donald Trump's statement last week about marijuana. The president said Friday that he "probably" would support bipartisan federal legislation protecting legal marijuana activities in states such as California that have approved the drug. Trump's announcement follows his April declaration that...