Colorado Senate Race

Hickenlooper ends presidential campaign, but doesn't rule out Senate
Former Colorado governor was unable to gain traction in crowded Democratic field

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, shown in 2017, has dropped his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Bennet Challenger Muddles Position on Trump
Darryl Glenn initially said Trump should step down, now wants meeting

Colorado Republican Senate candidate Darryl Glenn had previously embraced some of Trump's positions. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Colorado Republican Senate candidate Darryl Glenn has reversed his position on whether his party's presidential nominee Donald Trump should step aside.

Ahead of and during his Tuesday debate with Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, Glenn said he wanted to meet with Trump before making a final decision.

Darryl Glenn Says Children From Rape 'a Gift From God"
Colorado Republican candidate is already a long shot in Senate race

Colorado Senate nominee Darryl Glenn's comments are the latest in a line of Republican candidates making controversial comments about abortion and rape. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A video from a year ago has been unearthed that shows Colorado Republican Senate candidate Darryl Glenn calling children born from rape "a gift from God."

The clip, featured in the Colorado Springs Independent, shows Glenn telling a campaign event audience in Jefferson County in 2015 that if a woman wants an abortion, "don't ask me to pay for it."

Democrats No Longer Divided Over Social Security
Expansion, not cuts, has been the theme in Washington and on campaign trail

More Democrats are coming around to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's thinking on Social Security. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

While there was a split among moderate and liberal Democrats on Social Security, expanding the program rather than cutting it is becoming the party line on the Hill and on the campaign trail.

On Friday, Democratic Reps. Linda T. Sánchez, Mark Pocan, and Michael M. Honda announced legislation to expand Social Security.