Rep. Perlmutter to take daughter of deported Coloradan to State of the Union

Perlmutter called the president’s immigration policies so far “indiscriminate, unjustified and cruel.”

Ed Perlmutter at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Commerce City. August 3, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) ed perlmutter; hillary clinton; politics; election; vote; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; commerce city; colorado;
U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter,  an Arvada Democrat, at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Commerce City. August 3, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter plans to bring a Thornton woman whose father was recently deported with him Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union.



Polis and Tancredo are gubernatorial frontrunners in another survey — but most are still undecided

Most Coloradans feel it’s too early to say who should be the next person to take on the governorship.

Current U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite and Sara Hertwig for Denverite) tom tancredo; election; denver; colorado; denverite; kevinjbeaty; copolitics;
Current U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo — two candidates in Colorado’s 2018 gubernatorial race. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite and Sara Hertwig for Denverite)

Most Coloradans feel it’s too early to say who should be the next person to take on the governorship, but Rep. Jared Polis and former Rep. Tom Tancredo are early leaders for their parties’ nominations, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder.


Survey: Coloradans split on Trump’s performance, find common ground on DACA

Sen. Cory Gardner’s approval rating took a steep dive, according to the survey, and most Coloradans want dreamers to be able to stay in the country.

The Colorado Immigrants Rights Coalition holds a short vigil outside Senator Michael Bennet's office in Capitol Hill asking for a "clean" DREAM Act bill, Dec. 8, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) denver; colorado; immigration; protest; daca; circ; colorado immigrants rights coalition; denverite; capitol hill;
The Colorado Immigrants Rights Coalition holds a short vigil outside Senator Michael Bennet’s office in Capitol Hill asking for a “clean” DREAM Act bill, Dec. 8, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Republicans and Democrats in Colorado will tell you drastically different stories about how President Donald Trump is managing in his new job as the leader of the free world.